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  1. Malaria risk is not uniform across relatively small geographic areas, such as within a village. This heterogeneity in risk is associated with factors including demographic characteristics, individual behaviour...

    Authors: Brandon D. Hollingsworth, Hilary Sandborn, Emmanuel Baguma, Emmanuel Ayebare, Moses Ntaro, Edgar M. Mulogo and Ross M. Boyce
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:197
  2. Ethiopia has a history of climate related malaria epidemics. An improved understanding of malaria–climate interactions is needed to inform malaria control and national adaptation plans.

    Authors: Adugna Woyessa, Asher Siebert, Aisha Owusu, Rémi Cousin, Tufa Dinku and Madeleine C. Thomson
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:195
  3. Ivermectin (22,23-dihydroavermectin B1a: H2B1a) is an endectocide used to treat worm infections and ectoparasites including lice and scabies mites. Furthermore, survival of malaria transmitting Anopheles mosquito...

    Authors: Charlotte Kern, Pie Müller, Carlos Chaccour, Matthias E. Liechti, Felix Hammann and Urs Duthaler
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:194
  4. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that is one of the most serious public health issues globally and a leading cause of mortality in many developing countries worldwide. Knowing the prevalence of both symptom...

    Authors: Dyna Doum, David J. Mclver, John Hustedt, Jeffrey Hii, Siv Sovannaroth, Dysoley Lek, Jason H. Richardson, Allison Tatarsky and Neil F. Lobo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:193
  5. A better understanding of vector distribution and malaria transmission dynamics at a local scale is essential for implementing and evaluating effectiveness of vector control strategies. Through the data gather...

    Authors: Alphonsine A. Koffi, Soromane Camara, Ludovic P. Ahoua Alou, Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Rosine Z. Wolie, Innocent Z. Tia, Eleanore D. Sternberg, Florent H. A. Yapo, Fernand M. Koffi, Serge B. Assi, Jackie Cook, Matthew B. Thomas and Raphael N’Guessan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:192
  6. High-quality malaria diagnosis is essential for effective treatment and clinical disease management. Microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests are the conventional methods performed as first-line malaria diagnosti...

    Authors: Kim J. M. van Bergen, Antoine R. Stuitje, Robert C. Akkers, Henricus J. Vermeer, Rob Castel and Theo G. Mank
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:191
  7. Attractive targeted sugar baits (ATSBs) control sugar-feeding mosquitoes with oral toxicants, and may effectively complement core malaria interventions, such as insecticide-treated nets even where pyrethroid-r...

    Authors: Letus L. Muyaga, Felician C. Meza, Najat F. Kahamba, Rukiyah M. Njalambaha, Betwel J. Msugupakulya, Emmanuel W. Kaindoa, Halfan S. Ngowo and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:190
  8. Three-day artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is the current standard of care for the treatment of malaria. However, specific drug resistance associated with reduced efficacy of ACT has been observed, ...

    Authors: Dorothea Ekoka Mbassi, Christoph Pfaffendorf, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Benno Kreuels and Michael Ramharter
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:189
  9. The threat of malaria is still present in the world. Recognizing the type of parasite is important in determining a treatment plan. The golden routine involves microscopic diagnostics of Giemsa-stained thin bl...

    Authors: Malwina Birczyńska-Zych, Jacek Czepiel, Maria Łabanowska, Martyna Kucharska, Magdalena Kurdziel, Grażyna Biesiada, Aleksander Garlicki and Aleksandra Wesełucha-Birczyńska
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:188
  10. Anopheles stephensi is an efficient vector of both Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in South Asia and the Middle East. The spread of An. stephensi to countries within the Horn of Africa threatens progre...

    Authors: Samira M. Al-Eryani, Seth R. Irish, Tamar E. Carter, Audrey Lenhart, Adel Aljasari, Lucia Fernández Montoya, Abdullah A. Awash, Elmonshawe Mohammed, Said Ali, Mohammed A. Esmail, Abdulhafid Hussain, Jamal G. Amran, Samatar Kayad, Mujahid Nouredayem, Mariam A. Adam, Lina Azkoul…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:187
  11. Early case detection and prompt treatment are important malaria control and elimination strategies. However, the emergence and rapid spread of drug-resistant strains present a major challenge. This study repor...

    Authors: Mihreteab Alebachew, Woyneshet Gelaye, Megbaru Alemu Abate, Heven Sime, Henok Hailgiorgis, Bokretsion Gidey, Mebrahtom Haile, Gudissa Assefa, Worku Bekele, Habtamu Belay, Jonathan B. Parr, Geremew Tasew, Hussein Mohammed and Ashenafi Assefa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:186
  12. Recent reports of artemisinin partial resistance from Rwanda and Uganda are worrisome and suggest a future policy change to adopt new anti-malarials. This is a case study on the evolution, adoption, and implem...

    Authors: Olugbenga Ayodeji Mokuolu, Oladimeji Akeem Bolarinwa, Oluwatumobi Racheal Opadiran, Hafsat Abolore Ameen, Mehul Dhorda, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Chanaki Amaratunga, Freek de Haan, Paulina Tindana and Arjen M. Dondorp
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:185
  13. Studies have explored the correlates of insecticide-treated nets in Nigeria. The few studies that focused on Northern Nigeria mostly examined individual correlates, but largely ignored the community correlates...

    Authors: Bola Lukman Solanke, Daniel Alabi Soladoye, Ibrahim Adamu Birsirka, Anifat Abdurraheem and Omowumi Romoke Salau
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:184
  14. Gabon is a malaria-threatened country with a stable and hyperendemic transmission of Plasmodium falciparum monoinfection. Malaria drug resistance is widely spread in many endemic countries around the world, inclu...

    Authors: Sylvatrie-Danne Dinzouna-Boutamba, Berthe Amélie Iroungou, Falone Larissa Akombi, Lauriane Yacka-Mouele, Zin Moon, Ja Moon Aung, Sanghyun Lee, Dong-Il Chung, Yeonchul Hong and Youn-Kyoung Goo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:183
  15. Plasmodium falciparum infection in pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa is often asymptomatic. As these forms of malaria are often submicroscopic and difficult to diagnose by conventional methods (microscopy and/...

    Authors: Nieves Jaén-Sánchez, Gloria González-Azpeitia, Cristina Carranza-Rodriguez, Nicholas Manwere, Paloma Garay-Sánchez, Laura Vallejo-Torres and José-Luis Pérez-Arellano
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:182
  16. Chloroquine (CQ) has been the preferred clinical treatment for vivax malaria in Yunnan Province since 1958, with over 300,000 patients. This study aimed to help make trend predictions regarding variations the ...

    Authors: Hongyun Ding, Ying Dong, Yan Deng, Yanchun Xu, Yan Liu, Jing Wu, Mengni Chen, Canglin Zhang and Weibin Zheng
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:181
  17. The reliance on blood for thin and thick blood smear microscopy—using a relatively invasive procedure has presented challenges to the use of reliable diagnostic tests in non-clinical settings at the point-of-n...

    Authors: John Diaz, Cody Gusto, Kaci McCoy, Colby Silvert, Joseph A. Bala, Joseph Atibu, Antoinette Tshefu, Melchior Mwandagalirwa and Rhoel R. Dinglasan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:180
  18. Malaria transmission in Southeast Asia is increasingly confined to forests, where marginalized groups are exposed primarily through their work. Anti-malarial chemoprophylaxis may help to protect these people. ...

    Authors: Franca Conradis-Jansen, Rupam Tripura, Thomas J. Peto, James J. Callery, Bipin Adhikari, Mom Ean, Monnaphat Jongdeepaisal, Christopher Pell, Panarasri Khonputsa, Riccardo Murgia, Siv Sovannaroth, Olaf Müller, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Arjen M. Dondorp, Lorenz von Seidlein and Richard J. Maude
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:178
  19. Malaria is a deadly disease caused by Plasmodium spp. Several blood phenotypes have been associated with malarial resistance, which suggests a genetic component to immune protection.

    Authors: Amir Ariff, Yong Song, Ruth Aguilar, Augusto Nhabomba, Maria Nelia Manaca, Siew-Kim Khoo, Selma Wiertsema, Quique Bassat, Arnoldo Barbosa, Llorenç Quintó, Ingrid A. Laing, Caterina Guinovart, Pedro L. Alonso, Carlota Dobaño, Peter Le Souëf and Guicheng Zhang
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:177
  20. Joint efforts by government and non-government organizations have helped to reduce malaria in Bangladesh and set the country on a clear path to eventual malaria elimination. However, achieving that goal would ...

    Authors: Hasan Mohammad Al-Amin, Isabella Rodriguez, Ching Swe Phru, Wasif A. Khan, Rashidul Haque, Bernard L. Nahlen, Timothy A. Burton, Mohammad Shafiul Alam and Neil F. Lobo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:176
  21. Predicting the risk of malaria in countries certified malaria-free is crucial for the prevention of re-introduction. This review aimed to identify and describe existing prediction models for malaria re-introdu...

    Authors: Guangyu Lu, Dongying Zhang, Juan Chen, Yuanyuan Cao, Liying Chai, Kaixuan Liu, Zeying Chong, Yuying Zhang, Yan Lu, Anna-Katharina Heuschen, Olaf Müller, Guoding Zhu and Jun Cao
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:175
  22. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that when peripheral malarial parasitaemia is quantified by thick film microscopy, an actual white blood cell (WBC) count from a concurrently collected blood samp...

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:174
  23. Vitamin D supplementation is recommended as an effective adjunct to counteract malaria pathogenesis, but the evidence on this point is limited and controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed ...

    Authors: Narges Kalantari, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Salman Ghaffari and Sahar Rostami-Mansoor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:173
  24. Many geographical areas of sub-Saharan Africa, especially in rural settings, lack complete and up-to-date demographic data, posing a challenge for implementation and evaluation of public health interventions a...

    Authors: Paula Ruiz-Castillo, Saimado Imputiua, Kexin Xie, Eldo Elobolobo, Patricia Nicolas, Julia Montaña, Edgar Jamisse, Humberto Munguambe, Felisbela Materrula, Aina Casellas, Xinwei Deng, Achla Marathe, Regina Rabinovich, Francisco Saute, Carlos Chaccour and Charfudin Sacoor
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:172
  25. Pfcrt gene has been associated with chloroquine resistance and the pfmdr1 gene can alter malaria parasite susceptibility to lumefantrine, mefloquine, and chloroquine. In the absence of chloroquine (CQ) and extens...

    Authors: Geletta Tadele, Aminata Jawara, Mary Oboh, Eniyou Oriero, Sisay Dugassa, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa and Lemu Golassa
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:171
  26. Plasmodium species of non-human primates (NHP) are of great interest because they can naturally infect humans. Plasmodium simium, a parasite restricted to the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, was recently shown to caus...

    Authors: Lara Cotta Amaral, Yanka Evellyn Alves Rodrigues Salazar, Denise Anete Madureira de Alvarenga, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Ana Júlia Dutra Nunes, Júlio Cesar de Souza Junior, Gustavo Henrique Pereira Gonçalves, Zelinda Maria Braga Hirano, Sílvia Bahadian Moreira, Alcides Pissinatti, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, Taís Nóbrega de Sousa and Cristiana Ferreira Alves de Brito
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:170
  27. In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), malaria remains a public health problem despite recent reports of declining incidence. Severe malaria is a multiorgan disease with wide-ranging clinical spectra and outcomes that h...

    Authors: Cate Namayanja, Egiru Emma Isaiah Eregu, Paul Ongodia, Charles Benard Okalebo, William Okiror, Francis Okello, Ambrose Okibure, George Paasi, Hellen Kakungulu, Abongo Grace, Rita Muhindo, Duncan Banks, Chebet Martin, Simon Taylor-Robinson and Peter Olupot-Olupot
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:169
  28. Authors: Rahma Abdi Moussa, Nasserdine Papa Mze, Houssein Yonis Arreh, Aicha Abdillahi Hamoud, Kahiya Mohamed Alaleh, Abdoul-Razak Yonis Omar, Warsama Osman Abdi, Samatar Kayad Guelleh, Abdoul-Ilah Ahmed Abdi, Mohamed Houmed Aboubaker, Leonardo K. Basco, Bouh Abdi Khaireh and Hervé Bogreau
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:168

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:147

  29. Malaria control is highly dependent on the effectiveness of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), the current frontline malaria curative treatment. Unfortunately, the emergence and spread of parasites r...

    Authors: Mamadou Samb Yade, Baba Dièye, Romain Coppée, Aminata Mbaye, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Khadim Diongue, Justine Bailly, Atikatou Mama, Awa Fall, Alphonse Birane Thiaw, Ibrahima Mbaye Ndiaye, Tolla Ndiaye, Amy Gaye, Abdoulaye Tine, Younouss Diédhiou, Amadou Mactar Mbaye…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:167
  30. Many rural communities in Malaysian Borneo and Southeast Asia are at risk of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria. Multiple factors contribute to infection, however, a deep understanding of illness causation and preventio...

    Authors: Nurul Athirah Naserrudin, Pauline Pau Lin Yong, April Monroe, Richard Culleton, Sara Elizabeth Baumann, Shigeharu Sato, Rozita Hod, Mohammad Saffree Jeffree, Kamruddin Ahmed and Mohd Rohaizat Hassan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:166
  31. Substandard anti-malarial agents pose a significant challenge to effective malaria control and elimination efforts especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The quality of anti-malarials in most low-and-middle income ...

    Authors: Moses Ocan, Loyce Nakalembe, Caroline Otike, Denis Omali, Allan Buzibye and Sam Nsobya
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:165
  32. Malaria is a worldwide infectious disease. For countries that have achieved malaria elimination, the prevention of re-establishment due to infections in returned travellers has become important. The accurate a...

    Authors: Jingyao Wu, Jianxia Tang, Weiming Wang, Gangcheng Chen, Xiaoqin He, Sui Xu, Yuanyuan Cao, Yaping Gu, Guoding Zhu and Jun Cao
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:163
  33. Reducing the risk of recurrent Plasmodium vivax malaria is critical for malaria control and elimination. Primaquine (PQ) is the only widely available drug against P. vivax dormant liver stages, but is recommended...

    Authors: Annisa Rahmalia, Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo, Chandra U. R. Landuwulang, Maya Ronse, Enny Kenangalem, Faustina H. Burdam, Kamala Thriemer, Angela Devine, Ric N. Price, Koen Peeters Grietens, Benedikt Ley and Charlotte Gryseels
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:162
  34. The unmet demand for effective malaria transmission-blocking agents targeting the transmissible stages of Plasmodium necessitates intensive discovery efforts. In this study, a bioactive bisbenzylisoquinoline (BBI...

    Authors: Jackson M. Muema, James M. Mutunga, Meshack A. Obonyo, Merid N. Getahun, Ramadhan S. Mwakubambanya, Hoseah M. Akala, Agnes C. Cheruiyot, Redemptah A. Yeda, Dennis W. Juma, Ben Andagalu, Jaree L. Johnson, Amanda L. Roth and Joel L. Bargul
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:161
  35. Malaria remains one of the most serious public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa and Mozambique is the world's fourth largest contributor, with 4.7% of disease cases and 3.6% of total deaths due to malaria...

    Authors: Clemente da Silva, Daniela Matias, Brigite Dias, Beatriz Cancio, Miguel Silva, Ruben Viegas, Nordino Chivale, Sonia Luis, Crizolgo Salvador, Denise Duarte, Paulo Arnaldo, Sonia Enosse and Fatima Nogueira
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:160
  36. For blood-stage malaria vaccine development, the in vitro growth inhibition assay (GIA) has been widely used to evaluate functionality of vaccine-induced antibodies (Ab), and Plasmodium falciparum reticulocyte-bi...

    Authors: Kazutoyo Miura, Ababacar Diouf, Michael P. Fay, Jordan R. Barrett, Ruth O. Payne, Ally I. Olotu, Angela M. Minassian, Sarah E. Silk, Simon J. Draper and Carole A. Long
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:159
  37. Malaria remains a public health concern globally. Resistance to anti-malarial drugs has consistently threatened the gains in controlling the malaria parasites. Currently, artemether-lumefantrine (AL) and dihyd...

    Authors: Beatrice Gachie, Kelvin Thiong’o, Brenda Muriithi, Jean Chepngetich, Noah Onchieku, Jeremiah Gathirwa, Peter Mwitari, Gabriel Magoma, Daniel Kiboi and Francis Kimani
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:158
  38. Malaria remains a common course of morbidity in many sub-Saharan African countries. While treatment options have improved in recent times, inappropriate prescription seems conventional among providers, increas...

    Authors: Genevieve Cecilia Aryeetey, Justice Nonvignon, Keziah Malm, Richmond Owusu, Bright Sasu Baabu, Nana Yaw Peprah, Samuel Agyei Agyemang, Jacob Novignon, Samuel Amon, Duah Dwomoh and Moses Aikins
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:157
  39. Over the past decade, implementation of multiple malaria control strategies in most countries has largely contributed to advance the global malaria elimination agenda. Nevertheless, in some regions, seasonal e...

    Authors: Sean M. Patrick, Marc-Karim Bendiane, Taneshka Kruger, Bernice N. Harris, Megan A. Riddin, Helene Trehard, Christiaan de Jager, Riana Bornman and Jean Gaudart
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:156
  40. In Gabon, children under 5 years of age and pregnant women are the populations who are most at risk of malaria. Despite the presence of accessible health facilities, the community-based management of childhood...

    Authors: Judicaël Boris Lendongo Wombo, Chérone Nancy Mbani Mpega Ntigui, Lydie Sandrine Oyegue-Liabagui, Euloge Ibinga, Sydney Maghendji-Nzondo, Franck Mounioko, Steede Seinnat Ontoua, Alain Prince Okouga, Jean Bernard Lekana-Douki and Edgard Brice Ngoungou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:155
  41. In Nigeria, declining responsiveness to artemether–lumefantrine (AL), the artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) of choice since 2005, has been reported. Pyronaridine–artesunate (PA) is a newer fixed-dose...

    Authors: Catherine O. Falade, Adebola E. Orimadegun, Fiyinfoluwa I. Olusola, Obaro S. Michael, Oluwafunmibi E. Anjorin, Roland I. Funwei, Aduragbenro D. Adedapo, Abiola L. Olusanya, Bose E. Orimadegun and Olugbenga A. Mokuolu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:154
  42. Post malarial neurological syndrome (PMNS) occurs as a sequel of cerebral malaria which is the most deadly form of severe malaria. In holo-endemic regions (areas of high malarial transmission) all forms of sev...

    Authors: Bertha C. Ekeh, Ebrima Bah, Ya Fatou B M Jobe, Aji F. Daboer, Mariama Gomez and Ridhwan A. Lanlokun
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:153
  43. There has been a significant reduction in malaria morbidity and mortality worldwide from 2000 to 2019. However, the incidence and mortality increased again in 2020 due to the disruption to services during the ...

    Authors: Boyu Yi, Li Zhang, Jianhai Yin, Shuisen Zhou and Zhigui Xia
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:152

    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:179

  44. Paleomicrobiological data have clarified that Plasmodium spp. was circulating in the past in southern European populations, which are now devoid of malaria. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of i...

    Authors: Mahmoud A. Boualam, Annick Heitzmann, Florence Mousset, Gérard Aboudharam, Michel Drancourt and Bruno Pradines
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:151
  45. In Alibori and Donga, two departments of high malaria incidence of Northern Benin, pirimiphos-methyl, mixture deltamethrin + clothianidin, as well as clothianidin were used at large scale for IRS. The present ...

    Authors: Esdras Mahoutin Odjo, Albert Sourou Salako, Germain Gil Padonou, Boulais Yovogan, Constantin Jésukèdè Adoha, Bruno Adjottin, André Aimé Sominahouin, Arthur Sovi, Razaki Osse, Casimir D. Kpanou, Hermann W. Sagbohan, Armel Djenontin, Clement Agbangla and Martin C. Akogbeto
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:150
  46. Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among infants and children under-five in sub-Saharan Africa. In the Sahel, seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is delivered door-to-door in monthly cy...

    Authors: Taiwo Ibinaiye, Olusola Oresanya, Chibuzo Oguoma, Adaeze Aidenagbon, Olabisi Ogunmola, Christian Rassi and Sol Richardson
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:148
  47. The Republic of Djibouti is a malaria endemic country that was in pre-elimination phase in 2006–2012. From 2013, however, malaria has re-emerged in the country, and its prevalence has been increasing every yea...

    Authors: Rahma Abdi Moussa, Nasserdine Papa Mze, Houssein Yonis Arreh, Aicha Abdillahi Hamoud, Kahiya Mohamed Alaleh, Abdoul-Razak Yonis Omar, Warsama Osman Abdi, Samatar Kayad Guelleh, Abdoul-Ilah Ahmed Abdi, Mohamed Houmed Aboubaker, Leonardo K. Basco, Bouh Abdi Khaireh and Hervé Bogreau
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:147

    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2023 22:168

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