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  1. This study reports an updated description on malaria vector diversity, behaviour, insecticide resistance and malaria transmission in the Diébougou and Dano peri-urban areas, Burkina Faso.

    Authors: Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Serge Bèwadéyir Poda, Aristide Sawdetuo Hien, Moussa Namountougou, Ibrahim Sangaré, John Marie Emmanuel Sawadogo, Florence Fournet, Georges Anicet Ouédraogo, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Nicolas Moiroux and Roch Kounbobr Dabiré

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:63

    Content type: Research

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  2. The World Health Organization recommends the provision of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) at 4-week intervals from gestational week 13 to delivery ...

    Authors: Enesia Banda Chaponda, Sungano Mharakurwa, Charles Michelo, Jane Bruce, Daniel Chandramoha and R. Matthew Chico

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:61

    Content type: Research

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  3. Although a significant decrease in entomological and epidemiological indicators was reported in Cameroon since the introduction of insecticide-treated bed nets, malaria prevalence remains high also in some par...

    Authors: Nfor Omarine Nlinwe, Yengong Clinton Singong and Tenkam Makamdoum Ruth Florentine

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:60

    Content type: Research

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  4. As countries move to malaria elimination, detecting and targeting asymptomatic malaria infections might be needed. Here, the epidemiology and detectability of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium viv...

    Authors: Elifaged Hailemeskel, Surafel K Tebeje, Sinknesh W. Behaksra, Girma Shumie, Getasew Shitaye, Migbaru Keffale, Wakweya Chali, Abrham Gashaw, Temesgen Ashine, Chris Drakeley, Teun Bousema, Endalamaw Gadisa and Fitsum G. Tadesse

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:59

    Content type: Research

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  5. Precise detection of Plasmodium infections in community surveys is essential for effective malaria control. Microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are the major techniques used to identify malaria infection...

    Authors: Alphaxard Manjurano, Justin J. Omolo, Eric Lyimo, Donald Miyaye, Coleman Kishamawe, Lucas E. Matemba, Julius J. Massaga, John Changalucha and Paul E. Kazyoba

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:58

    Content type: Research

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  6. Access and adherence to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) are key challenges to effective malaria treatment. A secondary analysis of the Sierra Leone malaria Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (mKAP...

    Authors: Kristin Banek, Emily L. Webb, Emily Bostick Doogue, Samuel Juana Smith, Daniel Chandramohan and Sarah G. Staedke

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:56

    Content type: Research

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  7. The prevalence of malaria in pregnancy and its complications, remain very high in Nigeria. This study aimed to determine the effects of a malaria health educational intervention based on the information-motiva...

    Authors: Ahmed Dahiru Balami, Salmiah Md. Said, Nor Afiah Mohd Zulkefli, Bachok Norsa’adah and Bala Audu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:55

    Content type: Research

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  8. The need to develop new products and novel approaches for malaria vector control is recognized as a global health priority. One approach to meeting this need has been the development of new products for indoor...

    Authors: Joseph M. Wagman, Kenyssony Varela, Rose Zulliger, Abuchahama Saifodine, Rodaly Muthoni, Stephen Magesa, Carlos Chaccour, Christelle Gogue, Kenzie Tynuv, Aklilu Seyoum, Dereje Dengela, Francisco Saúte, Jason H. Richardson, Christen Fornadel, Yvonne-Marie Linton, Laurence Slutsker…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:54

    Content type: Research

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  9. Stakeholder engagement is an essential pillar for the development of innovative public health interventions, including genetic approaches for malaria vector control. Scientific terminologies are mainly lacking...

    Authors: Elinor Chemonges Wanyama, Bakara Dicko, Lea Pare Toe, Mamadou B. Coulibaly, Nourou Barry, Korotimi Bayala Traore, Abdoulaye Diabate, Mouhamed Drabo, Jonathan K. Kayondo, Souleymane Kekele, Souleymane Kodio, Anselme Dinyiri Ky, Richard Ronny Linga, Emmanuel Magala, Wilfrid Ihibna Meda, Solome Mukwaya…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:53

    Content type: Case study

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  10. Olfactory cues have been shown to have an important role in guiding gravid mosquito females to selected sites for egg laying. The objective of this study was to determine the influence of emanations from soil ...

    Authors: Victor S. Mwingira, Leonard E. G. Mboera and Willem Takken

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:52

    Content type: Research

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  11. Rapid elimination of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Cambodia is a goal with both national and international significance. Transmission of malaria in Cambodia is limited to forest environments, and the main popu...

    Authors: Amber Kunkel, Chea Nguon, Sophea Iv, Srean Chhim, Dom Peov, Phanith Kong, Saorin Kim, Sarun Im, Mark Debackere, Nimol Khim, Jean Popovici, Sreynet Srun, Amélie Vantaux, Jean-Olivier Guintran, Benoit Witkowski and Patrice Piola

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:51

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  12. The use of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to diagnose malaria is common in sub-Saharan African laboratories, remote primary health facilities and in the community. Currently, there is a lack of reliable methods...

    Authors: Ameyo M. Dorkenoo, Kafui Codjo Kouassi, Adjane K. Koura, Martin L. Adams, Komivi Gbada, Gnatoulma Katawa, Kossi Yakpa, Remi Charlebois, Ekaterina Milgotina, Michele O. Merkel and Michael Aidoo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:50

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  13. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Deisy Cristina Restrepo-Posada, Jaime Carmona-Fonseca and Jaiberth Antonio Cardona-Arias

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:49

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2020 19:400

  14. The World Health Organization recommends regularly assessing the efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), which is a critical tool in the fight against malaria. This study evaluated the efficac...

    Authors: Adama Gansané, Leah F. Moriarty, Didier Ménard, Isidore Yerbanga, Esperance Ouedraogo, Paul Sondo, Rene Kinda, Casimir Tarama, Edwige Soulama, Madou Tapsoba, David Kangoye, Cheick Said Compaore, Ousmane Badolo, Blami Dao, Samuel Tchwenko, Halidou Tinto…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:48

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  15. LLINs are susceptible to forming holes within a short time in use, compromising their ability to provide long-term physical protection against insect-borne vectors of disease. Mechanical damage is known to be ...

    Authors: Amy Wheldrake, Estelle Guillemois, Hamidreza Arouni, Vera Chetty and Stephen J. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:47

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  16. In common with the majority of personal protective equipment and healthcare products, the ability for long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) to remain in good physical condition during use is a key factor gove...

    Authors: Amy Wheldrake, Estelle Guillemois, Vera Chetty, Albert Kilian and Stephen J. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:46

    Content type: Research

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  17. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are expected to last for at least 3 years, but whilst this may be achieved from an insecticidal perspective, physical protection is frequently compromised much earlier be...

    Authors: Amy Wheldrake, Estelle Guillemois, Hamidreza Arouni, Vera Chetty and Stephen J. Russell

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:45

    Content type: Research

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  18. The Cascades region, Burkina Faso, has a high malaria burden despite reported high insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN) use. Human and vector activities outside the hours when indoor interventions offer dire...

    Authors: Federica Guglielmo, Antoine Sanou, Thomas Churcher, Heather M. Ferguson, Hilary Ranson and Ellie Sherrard-Smith

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:44

    Content type: Research

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  19. In the absence of a method to culture Plasmodium vivax, the only way to source parasites is ex vivo. This hampers many aspects of P. vivax research. This study aimed to assess the safety of apheresis, a method fo...

    Authors: Anand Odedra, Kari Mudie, Glen Kennedy, Rebecca E. Watts, Emilie Rossignol, Hayley Mitchell, Jeremy Gower, Maria Rebelo, Zuleima Pava, Rebecca Pawliw, Stephen Woolley, David G. Lalloo, Greg Robinson, Sean Lynch, Katharine A. Collins, Fiona Amante…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:43

    Content type: Research

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  20. Malaria surveillance is critical for monitoring changes in malaria morbidity over time. National Malaria Control Programmes often rely on surrogate measures of malaria incidence, including the test positivity ...

    Authors: Jaffer Okiring, Adrienne Epstein, Jane F. Namuganga, Victor Kamya, Asadu Sserwanga, James Kapisi, Chris Ebong, Simon P. Kigozi, Arthur Mpimbaza, Humphrey Wanzira, Jessica Briggs, Moses R. Kamya, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa and Grant Dorsey

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:42

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  21. School-based behaviour change communication interventions could help to achieve behavioural changes in the school and enhance the enrollment of the students and teachers as health messengers to local communiti...

    Authors: Fira Abamecha, Morankar Sudhakar, Lakew Abebe, Yohannes Kebede, Guda Alemayehu and Zewdie Birhanu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:41

    Content type: Research

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  22. Malaria remains a major public health problem in South America, mostly in the Amazon region. Among newly proposed ways of controlling malaria transmission to humans, paratransgenesis is a promising alternative...

    Authors: Elerson Matos Rocha, Osvaldo Marinotti, Deidre Machado Serrão, Laura Viana Correa, Ricardo de Melo Katak, Juan Campos de Oliveira, Veranilce Alves Muniz, Marta Rodrigues de Oliveira, Joaquim Ferreira do Nascimento Neto, Marcos Cézar Fernandes Pessoa, Rosemary Aparecida Roque, Adolfo Jose da Mota, Piero Onorati, Jayme A. Souza-Neto, Olle Terenius and Wanderli Pedro Tadei

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:40

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Malaria Journal 2021 20:83

  23. The World Health Organization recommends confirmatory diagnosis by microscopy or malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in patients with suspected malaria. In recent years, mobile medical applications (MMAs), whi...

    Authors: Theodoor Visser, Sumedh Ramachandra, Emilie Pothin, Jan Jacobs, Jane Cunningham, Arnaud Le Menach, Michelle L. Gatton, Samaly dos Santos Souza, Sydney Nelson, Luke Rooney and Michael Aidoo

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:39

    Content type: Research

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  24. Characterizing the genetic diversity of malaria parasite populations in different endemic settings (from low to high) could be helpful in determining the effectiveness of malaria interventions. This study comp...

    Authors: Mary A. Oboh, Tolla Ndiaye, Khadim Diongue, Yaye D. Ndiaye, Mouhamad Sy, Awa B. Deme, Mamadou A. Diallo, Mamadou S. Yade, Sarah K. Volkman, Aida S. Badiane, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa and Daouda Ndiaye

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:38

    Content type: Research

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  25. Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite causing malaria, affects populations in many endemic countries threatening mainly individuals with low malaria immunity, especially children. Despite the approval of the first ...

    Authors: Melanie Seidel-Greven, Otchere Addai-Mensah, Holger Spiegel, Gwladys Nina Chiegoua Dipah, Stefan Schmitz, Gudrun Breuer, Margaret Frempong, Andreas Reimann, Torsten Klockenbring, Rainer Fischer, Stefan Barth and Rolf Fendel

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:37

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  26. Many countries, including Rwanda, have mosquito monitoring programmes in place to support decision making in the fight against malaria. However, these programmes can be costly, and require technical (entomolog...

    Authors: Marilyn Milumbu Murindahabi, Willem Takken, Xavier Misago, Elias Niyituma, Jackie Umupfasoni, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Arnold J. H. van Vliet, P. Marijn Poortvliet, Leon Mutesa, Nathalie Kayiramirwa Murindahabi and Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:36

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  27. The sequestration of Plasmodium falciparum infected cells in the placenta results in placental malaria (PM). It activates the mother's immune cells and induces secretion of inflammatory cytokines, which might inf...

    Authors: Samia Omer, Clara Franco-Jarava, Ali Noureldien, Mona Omer, Mutasim Abdelrahim, Israel Molina and Ishag Adam

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:35

    Content type: Research

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  28. Malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa relies upon prompt case management with artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT). Ring-stage parasite mRNA, measured by sbp1 quantitative reverse-transcriptase PCR (qRT-PC...

    Authors: Almahamoudou Mahamar, Kjerstin Lanke, Wouter Graumans, Halimatou Diawara, Koualy Sanogo, Kalifa Diarra, Sidi Mohamed Niambele, Roly Gosling, Chris Drakeley, Ingrid Chen, Alassane Dicko, Teun Bousema and Michelle E. Roh

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:34

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  29. Anopheles species identification is essential for an effective malaria vector control programme. Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry (MS) has been developed to...

    Authors: Cécile Nabet, Abdoulaye K. Kone, Abdoulaye K. Dia, Moussa Sylla, Magali Gautier, Mohammed Yattara, Mahamadou A. Thera, Ousmane Faye, Leo Braack, Sylvie Manguin, Abdoul H. Beavogui, Ogobara Doumbo, Frédérick Gay and Renaud Piarroux

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:33

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  30. Malaria remains highly endemic in Cameroon. The rapid emergence and spread of drug resistance was responsible for the change from monotherapies to artemisinin-based combinations. This systematic review and met...

    Authors: Peter Thelma Ngwa Niba, Akindeh M. Nji, Marie-Solange Evehe, Innocent M. Ali, Palmer Masumbe Netongo, Randolph Ngwafor, Marcel N. Moyeh, Lesley Ngum Ngum, Oliva Ebie Ndum, Fon Abongwa Acho, Cyrille Mbanwi Mbu’u, Dorothy A. Fosah, Barbara Atogho-Tiedeu, Olivia Achonduh-Atijegbe, Rosine Djokam-Dadjeu, Jean Paul Kengne Chedjou…

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:32

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  31. Multi-genotype malaria infections are frequent in endemic area, and people commonly harbour several genetically distinct Plasmodium falciparum variants. The influence of genetic multiplicity and whether some spec...

    Authors: Paul Sondo, Biebo Bihoun, Marc Christian Tahita, Karim Derra, Toussaint Rouamba, Seydou Nakanabo Diallo, Adama Kazienga, Hamidou Ilboudo, Innocent Valea, Zekiba Tarnagda, Hermann Sorgho, Thierry Lefèvre and Halidou Tinto

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:31

    Content type: Research

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  32. The prevalence and genotypes of G6PD deficiency vary worldwide, with higher prevalence in malaria endemic areas. The first-time assessment of G6PD deficiency prevalence and molecular characterization of G6PD muta...

    Authors: Amkha Sanephonasa, Chalisa Louicharoen Cheepsunthorn, Naly Khaminsou, Onekham Savongsy, Issarang Nuchprayoon and Kamonlak Leecharoenkiat

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:30

    Content type: Research

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  33. Attempts have been made to link procurement of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) not only to the price but also the expected performance of the product. However, to date it has not been possible to identif...

    Authors: Albert Kilian, Emmanuel Obi, Paul Mansiangi, Ana Paula Abílio, Khamis Ameir Haji, Estelle Guillemois, Vera Chetty, Amy Wheldrake, Sean Blaufuss, Bolanje Olapeju, Stella Babalola, Stephen J. Russell and Hannah Koenker

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:29

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  34. Impaired autonomic control of postural homeostasis resulting in orthostatic hypotension has been described in falciparum malaria. However, severe orthostatic intolerance in Plasmodium vivax has been rarely report...

    Authors: Chaisith Sivakorn, Polrat Wilairatana, Srivicha Krudsood, Marcus J. Schultz, Tachpon Techarang, Khanittha Kheawsawaung and Arjen M. Dondorp

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:28

    Content type: Case report

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  35. The Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project (MEDP) maintained a workforce of 235 Village Malaria Workers (VMWs) and 25 Malaria Field Coordinators (MFCs) to conduct disease surveillance, case management, IEC/...

    Authors: Harsh Rajvanshi, Sekh Nisar, Praveen K. Bharti, Himanshu Jayswar, Ashok K. Mishra, Ravendra K. Sharma, Kalyan B. Saha, Man Mohan Shukla, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur, Suman L. Wattal and Altaf A. Lal

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:27

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  36. Physical durability of long-lasting-insecticidal nets (LLIN) is an important aspect of the effectiveness of LLIN as a malaria prevention tool, but there is limited data on performance across locations and prod...

    Authors: Albert Kilian, Emmanuel Obi, Paul Mansiangi, Ana Paula Abílio, Khamis Ameir Haji, Sean Blaufuss, Bolanle Olapeju, Stella Babalola and Hannah Koenker

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:26

    Content type: Research

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  37. Malaria is a top cause of mortality on the island nation of Madagascar, where many rural communities rely on subsistence agriculture and livestock production. Understanding feeding behaviours of Anopheles in this...

    Authors: Micaela Finney, Benjamin A. McKenzie, Bernadette Rabaovola, Alice Sutcliffe, Ellen Dotson and Sarah Zohdy

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:25

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  38. More than 200 million people live in areas of highly seasonal malaria transmission where Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) and amodiaquine (AQ) was recommended in 2012 ...

    Authors: Almahamoudou Mahamar, Djibrilla Issiaka, Ahamadou Youssouf, Sidi M. Niambele, Harouna M. Soumare, Oumar Attaher, Amadou Barry, David L. Narum, Patrick E. Duffy, Brian Greenwood, Michal Fried and Alassane Dicko

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:23

    Content type: Research

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  39. There is an increasing need for finer spatial resolution data on malaria risk to provide micro-stratification to guide sub-national strategic plans. Here, spatial-statistical techniques are used to exploit rou...

    Authors: Victor A. Alegana, Laurissa Suiyanka, Peter M. Macharia, Grace Ikahu-Muchangi and Robert W. Snow

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:22

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  40. In 2018, an estimated 228 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide. Countries are far from having achieved reasonable levels of national protocol compliance among health workers. Lack of awareness of treatm...

    Authors: Marta Blanco, Pablo Suárez-Sanchez, Belén García, Jesús Nzang, Policarpo Ncogo, Matilde Riloha, Pedro Berzosa, Agustín Benito and María Romay-Barja

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:21

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  41. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in massive global disruptions with considerable impact on the delivery of health services and national health programmes. Since the detection of the first COVID-19 case on 5t...

    Authors: Kinley Penjor, Tobgyal, Tandin Zangpo, Archie C. A. Clements, Darren J. Gray and Kinley Wangdi

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:20

    Content type: Commentary

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  42. Elevated angiopoietin-2 (Angpt-2) concentrations are associated with worse overall neurocognitive function in severe malaria survivors, but the specific domains affected have not been elucidated.

    Authors: Benson J. Ouma, Paul Bangirana, John M. Ssenkusu, Dibyadyuti Datta, Robert O. Opoka, Richard Idro, Kevin C. Kain, Chandy C. John and Andrea L. Conroy

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:17

    Content type: Research

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  43. The emergence and spread of anti-malarial resistance continues to hinder malaria control. Plasmodium falciparum, the species that causes most human malaria cases and most deaths, has shown resistance to almost al...

    Authors: Ana Alvarez-Fernandez, María J. Bernal, Isabel Fradejas, Alexandra Martin Ramírez, Noor Azian Md Yusuf, Marta Lanza, Shamilah Hisam, Ana Pérez de Ayala and José M. Rubio

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:16

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  44. Although autochthonous malaria cases are no longer reported in Anhui Province, China, imported malaria has become a major health concern. The proportion of reported malaria cases caused by Plasmodium ovale spp. i...

    Authors: Tao Zhang, Shuqi Wang, Duoquan Wang, Sarah Auburn, Shenning Lu, Xian Xu, Jingjing Jiang, Xiaofeng Lyu, Chen Yu, Cuicui Tian, Shizhu Li and Weidong Li

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:15

    Content type: Research

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  45. Microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are the main techniques used to diagnose malaria. While microscopy is considered the gold standard, RDTs have established popularity as they allow for rapid diagnos...

    Authors: Nobert Mudare, Zvifadzo Matsena-Zingoni, Aramu Makuwaza, Edmore Mamini, Shungu S. Munyati, Lovemore Gwanzura, Nicholas Midzi, Susan L. Mutambu, Peter Mason, Tamaki Kobayashi and Sungano Mharakurwa

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:14

    Content type: Research

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  46. Plasmodium falciparum causes the majority of malaria cases worldwide and children in sub-Saharan Africa are the most vulnerable group affected. Non-sterile clinical immunity that protects from symptoms develops s...

    Authors: Triniti C. Turner, Charles Arama, Aissata Ongoiba, Safiatou Doumbo, Didier Doumtabé, Kassoum Kayentao, Jeff Skinner, Shanping Li, Boubacar Traore, Peter D. Crompton and Anton Götz

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:9

    Content type: Research

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