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  1. Asymptomatic malaria infections can serve as potential reservoirs for malaria transmission. The density of parasites contained in these infections range from microscopic to submicroscopic densities, making the...

    Authors: Hamza B. Agbana, Eric Rogier, Aminata Lo, Zakaria Abukari, Sophie Jones, Ben Gyan, Michael Aidoo and Linda E. Amoah
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:57
  2. Nomadic populations in Chad are at increased risk of contracting malaria because of their lifestyle. Being highly mobile they are often excluded from disease control programmes, and access to preventive measur...

    Authors: Azoukalné Moukénet, Beackgoubé Honoré, Helen Smith, Kebféné Moundiné, Wang-Mbe Djonkamla, Sol Richardson, Makido Dormbaye, Ngarkodje Ngarasta and Ibrahima Seck
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:56
  3. Malaria is endemic to sub-Saharan African countries. Mass and routine distribution, promotion, and use of ITNs are critical components of malaria prevention programmes. Correct and consistent use of insecticid...

    Authors: E. ‘Kuor Kumoji, Grace N. Awantang, Michael Toso, Diarra Kamara, Thérèse Bleu, Wani Lahai, Musa Sillah-Kanu, Abdul Dosso, Dorothy Achu and Stella Babalola
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:53
  4. Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) is becoming increasingly helpful to assist malaria control programmes. A major drawback of this approach is the large amount of human DNA compared to parasite DNA extracted from u...

    Authors: Romain Coppée, Atikatou Mama, Véronique Sarrasin, Claire Kamaliddin, Lucie Adoux, Lawrence Palazzo, Nicaise Tuikue Ndam, Franck Letourneur, Frédéric Ariey, Sandrine Houzé and Jérôme Clain
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:51
  5. Achieving malaria elimination requires the targeting of the human reservoir of infection, including those patients with asymptomatic infection. The objective was to synthesise evidence on the accuracy of the r...

    Authors: Cho Naing, Norah Htet Htet, Saint Nway Aye, Htar Htar Aung, Marcel Tanner and Maxine A. Whittaker
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:50
  6. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has been a mainstay for malaria prevention and treatment. However, emergence of drug resistance has incentivised development of new drugs. Defining the kinetics with...

    Authors: Arya SheelaNair, Aleksandra S. Romanczuk, Rosemary A. Aogo, Rohit Nemai Haldar, Lianne I. M. Lansink, Deborah Cromer, Yandira G. Salinas, R. Kiplin Guy, James S. McCarthy, Miles P. Davenport, Ashraful Haque and David S. Khoury
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:49
  7. Rwanda has achieved impressive reductions in malaria morbidity and mortality over the past two decades. However, the disruption of essential services due to the current Covid-19 pandemic can lead to a reversal...

    Authors: Dieudonne Hakizimana, Christian Ntizimira, Aimable Mbituyumuremyi, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Hani Mahmoud, Pascal Birindabagabo, Clarisse Musanabaganwa and Diane Gashumba
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:48
  8. Across the Greater Mekong Subregion, malaria remains a dangerous infectious disease, particularly for people who visit forested areas where residual transmission continues. Because vector control measures offe...

    Authors: Monnaphat Jongdeepaisal, Panarasri Khonputsa, Orathai Prasert, Suphitsara Maneenet, Kulchada Pongsoipetch, Anchalee Jatapai, Chawarat Rotejanaprasert, Prayuth Sudathip, Richard J. Maude and Christopher Pell
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:47
  9. Community engagement has increasingly received attention in malaria research and programme interventions, particularly as countries aim for malaria elimination. Although community engagement strategies and act...

    Authors: Nils Kaehler, Bipin Adhikari, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Lorenz von Seidlein, Nicholas P. J. Day, Arjen M. Dondorp and Christopher Pell
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:46
  10. Additional vector control tools are needed to supplement current strategies to achieve malaria elimination and control of Aedes-borne diseases in many settings in Thailand and the Greater Mekong Sub-region. Withi...

    Authors: Patcharawan Sirisopa, Chutipong Sukkanon, Michael J. Bangs, Sutkhet Nakasathien, Jeffrey Hii, John P. Grieco, Nicole L. Achee, Sylvie Manguin and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:44
  11. Cerebral malaria (CM) is associated with sequestration of parasitized red blood cells (PRBCs) in the capillaries. Often, the association of CM with cerebral oedema is related with high mortality rate. Morpholo...

    Authors: Charit Srisook, Supattra Glaharn, Chuchard Punsawad and Parnpen Viriyavejakul
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:43
  12. The private sector plays a large role in malaria treatment provision in Nigeria. To improve access to, and affordability of, quality-assured artemisinin-based combination therapy (QA-ACT) within this sector, t...

    Authors: Hannah M. Edwards, Rubaiyath Sarwar, Parvez Mahmud, Shekarau Emmanuel, Kolawole Maxwell and James K. Tibenderana
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:42
  13. Standard dosage regimens of quinine formulated for adult patients with uncomplicated and complicated malaria have been applied for clinical uses in children, pregnant women, and elderly. Since these population...

    Authors: Teerachat Saeheng and Kesara Na-Bangchang
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:41
  14. Malaria elimination by 2030 is an aim of many countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, including Vietnam. However, to achieve this goal and accelerate towards malaria elimination, countries need to determin...

    Authors: Nguyen Ngoc San, Nguyen Xuan Kien, Nguyen Duc Manh, Nguyen Van Thanh, Marina Chavchich, Nguyen Thi Huong Binh, Tran Khanh Long, Kimberly A. Edgel, Eduard Rovira-Vallbona, Michael D. Edstein and Nicholas J. Martin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:40
  15. In 2012, seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) was recommended as policy for malaria control by the World Health Organization (WHO) in areas of highly seasonal malaria transmission across the Sahel sub-region...

    Authors: Almahamoudou Mahamar, Kelsey M. Sumner, Brandt Levitt, Betsy Freedman, Aliou Traore, Amadou Barry, Djibrilla Issiaka, Adama B. Dembele, Moussa B. Kanoute, Oumar Attaher, Boubacar N. Diarra, Issaka Sagara, Abdoulaye Djimde, Patrick E. Duffy, Michal Fried, Steve M. Taylor…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:39
  16. Since the 1950s, China has transitioned from a malaria pandemic country with tens of millions of annual cases, through phases of local control and elimination, to sustained national malaria elimination efforts...

    Authors: Duo-quan Wang, Xiao-hui Liang, Shen-ning Lu, Wei Ding, Jing Huang, Xin Wen, Shan Lv, Ning Xiao, Lewis Husain and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:38
  17. Authors: Chris Ebong, Asadu Sserwanga, Jane Frances Namuganga, James Kapisi, Arthur Mpimbaza, Samuel Gonahasa, Victor Asua, Sam Gudoi, Ruth Kigozi, James Tibenderana, John Bosco Bwanika, Agaba Bosco, Denis Rubahika, Daniel Kyabayinze, Jimmy Opigo, Damian Rutazana…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:37

    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2021 20:484

  18. In sub-Saharan Africa, house design and ventilation affects the number of malaria mosquito vectors entering houses. This study hypothesized that indoor light from a CDC-light trap, visible from outside a hut, ...

    Authors: Arnold S. Mmbando, John Bradley, Deogratius Kazimbaya, Robert Kasubiri, Jakob Knudsen, Doreen Siria, Lorenz von Seidlein, Fredros O. Okumu and Steve W. Lindsay
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:36
  19. Congenital malaria, which is caused by vertical transmission of malaria parasites, is a potentially fatal condition. Despite Africa’s high malaria burden, congenital malaria is not routinely screened for, and ...

    Authors: Ezinne I. Nwaneli, Chisom A. Nri-ezedi, Kenneth N. Okeke, Emeka S. Edokwe, Sylvia T. Echendu and Kenechukwu K. Iloh
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:34
  20. Primaquine (PQ) has been used for the radical cure of relapsing Plasmodium vivax malaria for more than 60 years. PQ is also recommended for prophylaxis and prevention of transmission of Plasmodium falciparum. How...

    Authors: Pius S. Fasinu, Narayan D. Chaurasiya, N. P. Dhammika Nanayakkara, Yan‑Hong Wang, H. M. T. Bandara Herath, Bharathi Avula, James D. McChesney, David Jollow, Larry A. Walker and Babu L. Tekwani
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:33
  21. Regulatory T cells are known to play a key role to counter balance the protective immune response and immune mediated pathology. However, the role of naturally occurring regulatory cells CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ in malari...

    Authors: Rubika Chauhan, Vikky Awasthi, Reva Sharan Thakur, Veena Pande, Debprasad Chattopadhyay and Jyoti Das
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:32
  22. Significant progress in malaria prevention during the past two decades has prompted increasing global dialogue on malaria elimination. Recent reviews on malaria strategies have focused mainly on long-lasting i...

    Authors: Sarah Nalinya, David Musoke and Kevin Deane
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:31
  23. The World Health Organization recommends quinine plus clindamycin as first-line treatment of malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy and as a second-line treatment for uncomplicated falciparum malaria when...

    Authors: Charles O. Obonyo, Elizabeth A. Juma, Vincent O. Were and Bernhards R. Ogutu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:30
  24. Although miners are a priority population in malaria elimination in Guyana, scant literature exists on the drivers of malaria-related behaviour. This study explores the relationship between gold miners’ malari...

    Authors: Bolanle Olapeju, Camille Adams, Sean Wilson, Joann Simpson, Gabrielle C. Hunter, TrishAnn Davis, Lyndsey Mitchum, Horace Cox, Kashana James, Jennifer Orkis and J. Douglas Storey
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:29
  25. Public health initiatives for improving adherence to primaquine based regimens and enhancing effective pharmacovigilance are needed to support the efforts for malaria elimination in real world conditions.

    Authors: Diego Macías Saint-Gerons, Sheila Rodovalho, Ádila Liliane Barros Dias, André Lacerda Ulysses de Carvalho, Andrea Beratarrechea, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Myrna Barata Machado, Cristiano Fernandes da Costa, Marcelo Yoshito Wada, Márcia Helena Maximiano Faria de Almeida, Rayanne Silva de Matos Fonseca, Jady Shayenne Mota Cordeiro, Alinne Paula Rodrigues Antolini, João Altecir Nepomuceno, Karen Fleck, Fernanda Simioni Gasparotto…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:28
  26. In areas where malaria is endemic and where trained microscopists are not available, rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are needed not only to allow prompt treatment without delay but also to prevent overdiagnosis ...

    Authors: Ayodhia Pitaloka Pasaribu, Irma Sari Nasution, Krisnarta Sembiring, Fahmi Fahmi and Syahril Pasaribu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:27
  27. The usefulness of histidine-rich protein-2/3 (HRP2/3)-based rapid diagnostic tests of malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum has been threatened by the appearance of mutant PfHRP2/3 genes. This study was undertaken...

    Authors: Ayalew Jejaw Zeleke, Asrat Hailu, Abebe Genetu Bayih, Migbaru Kefale, Ashenafi Tazebew Amare, Yalewayker Tegegne and Mulugeta Aemero
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:26
  28. Appropriate malaria management is a key malaria control strategy. The objective of this study was to determine health care worker adherence levels to malaria case management guidelines in the Busoga sub-region...

    Authors: Arthur Mpimbaza, Harriet Babikako, Damian Rutazanna, Charles Karamagi, Grace Ndeezi, Anne Katahoire, Jimmy Opigo, Robert W. Snow and Joan N. Kalyango
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:25
  29. Severe malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum leads to most malaria-related deaths globally. Decoquinate (DQ) displays strong activity against multistage infection by Plasmodium parasites. However, the developme...

    Authors: Sumei Zeng, Hongxing Wang, Long Tao, Xiaohui Ning, Yinzhou Fan, Siting Zhao, Li Qin and Xiaoping Chen
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:24
  30. Surveillance programmes often use malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to determine the proportion of the population carrying parasites in their peripheral blood to assess the malaria transmission intensity. ...

    Authors: Salome Hosch, Charlene Aya Yoboue, Olivier Tresor Donfack, Etienne A. Guirou, Jean-Pierre Dangy, Maxmillian Mpina, Elizabeth Nyakurungu, Koranan Blöchliger, Carlos A. Guerra, Wonder P. Phiri, Mitoha Ondo’o Ayekaba, Guillermo A. García, Marcel Tanner, Claudia Daubenberger and Tobias Schindler
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:23
  31. Routine malaria surveillance data in Africa primarily come from public health facilities reporting to national health management information systems. Although information on gender is routinely collected from ...

    Authors: Jaffer Okiring, Adrienne Epstein, Jane F. Namuganga, Emmanuel V. Kamya, Isaiah Nabende, Martha Nassali, Asadu Sserwanga, Samuel Gonahasa, Mercy Muwema, Steven M. Kiwuwa, Sarah G. Staedke, Moses R. Kamya, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Jessica Briggs, Prasanna Jagannathan and Grant Dorsey
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:22
  32. The evolution of malaria infection has necessitated the development of highly sensitive diagnostic assays, as well as the use of dried blood spots (DBS) as a potential source of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) yie...

    Authors: Godfrey Manirakiza, Kennedy Kassaza, Ivan Mugisha Taremwa, Joel Bazira and Fredrick Byarugaba
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:21
  33. Malaria control requires local action. Assessing the vector diversity and abundance provides information on the local malariogenic potential or risk of transmission. This study aimed to determine the Anopheles sp...

    Authors: Nathália Coelho Vargas de Almeida, Jaime Louzada, Maycon Sebastião Alberto Santos Neves, Thiago M. Carvalho, Júlio Castro-Alves, Teresa Fernandes Silva-do-Nascimento, Ananias A. Escalante and Joseli Oliveira-Ferreira
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:13
  34. Pyrethroid-PBO nets were conditionally recommended for control of malaria transmitted by mosquitoes with oxidase-based pyrethroid-resistance based on epidemiological evidence of additional protective effect wi...

    Authors: Corine Ngufor, Josias Fagbohoun, Abel Agbevo, Hanafy Ismail, Joseph D. Challenger, Thomas S. Churcher and Mark Rowland
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:20
  35. Vector control tools have contributed significantly to a reduction in malaria burden since 2000, primarily through insecticidal-treated bed nets (ITNs) and indoor residual spraying. In the face of increasing i...

    Authors: Adama Gansané, Baltazar Candrinho, Aimable Mbituyumuremyi, Perpetua Uhomoibhi, Sagnon NFalé, Audu Bala Mohammed, Wamdaogo Moussa Guelbeogo, Antoine Sanou, David Kangoye, Siaka Debe, Moubassira Kagone, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Aline Uwimana, Albert Tuyishime, Chantal M. Ingabire, Joseph H. Singirankabo…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:19
  36. The capacity of the field staff to conduct activities related to disease surveillance, case management, and vector control has been one of the key components for successfully achieving malaria elimination. Ind...

    Authors: Harsh Rajvanshi, Praveen K. Bharti, Ravendra K. Sharma, Sekh Nisar, Kalyan B. Saha, Himanshu Jayswar, Ashok K. Mishra, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur and Altaf A. Lal
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:18
  37. In South and Central America, Plasmodium malariae/Plasmodium brasilianum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium simium, and Plasmodium falciparum has been reported in New World primates (NWP). Specifically in Costa Rica, ...

    Authors: Andrea Chaves, Gaby Dolz, Carlos N. Ibarra-Cerdeña, Genuar Núñez, Edgar Ortiz-Malavasi E, Sofia Bernal-Valle and Gustavo A. Gutiérrez-Espeleta
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:17
  38. Vivax malaria is a neglected disease. There is an irrefutable need for better treatments with higher acceptability and efficacy. The treatment efficacy is influenced by many factors, including bioavailability....

    Authors: André Daher, Douglas Pereira Pinto, Laís Bastos da Fonseca, Heliana Martins Pereira, Diego Medeiros Dias da Silva, Letícia de Sá Fernandes Vallim da Silva, Alessandra Lanzillotta Esteves, Juliana J. Soares Medeiros and Jorge Souza Mendonça
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:16
  39. Early accurate diagnosis and risk assessment for malaria are crucial for improving patients’ terminal prognosis and preventing them from progressing to a severe or critical stage. This study aims to describe t...

    Authors: Gang Li, Donglan Zhang, Zhuo Chen, Da Feng, Xinyan Cai, Xiaoyu Chen, Shangfeng Tang and Zhanchun Feng
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:11
  40. The eukaryotic parasite Plasmodium falciparum causes millions of malarial infections annually while drug resistance to common anti-malarials is further confounding eradication efforts. Translation is an attractiv...

    Authors: Valentina E. Garcia, Rebekah Dial and Joseph L. DeRisi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:15
  41. Malaria incidence has declined in Ethiopia in the past 10 years. Current malaria diagnostic tests, including light microscopy and rapid antigen-detecting diagnostic tests (RDTs) cannot reliably detect low-dens...

    Authors: Mahlet Belachew, Mistire Wolde, Desalegn Nega, Bokretsion Gidey, Legessie Negash, Ashenafi Assefa, Geremew Tasew, Adugna Woyessa and Adugna Abera
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:9
  42. The order Accipitriformes comprises the largest group of birds of prey with 260 species in four families. So far, 21 haemosporidian parasite species have been described from or reported to occur in accipitrifo...

    Authors: Josef Harl, Tanja Himmel, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Mikas Ilgūnas, Nora Nedorost, Julia Matt, Anna Kübber-Heiss, Amer Alic, Cornelia Konicek and Herbert Weissenböck
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:14
  43. Despite significant decline in malarial incidence and mortality in countries across the Greater Mekong Subregion, the disease remains a public health challenge in the region; transmission continues mainly amon...

    Authors: Monnaphat Jongdeepaisal, Soulixay Inthasone, Panarasri Khonputsa, Vilayvone Malaphone, Kulchada Pongsoipetch, Tiengkham Pongvongsa, Mayfong Mayxay, Keobouphaphone Chindavongsa, Christopher Pell and Richard J. Maude
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:8
  44. A malaria control programme based on distribution of long-lasting insecticidal bed nets (LLINs) and artemisinin combination therapy began in Papua New Guinea in 2009. After implementation of the programme, sub...

    Authors: John B. Keven, Michelle Katusele, Rebecca Vinit, Daniela Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Manuel W. Hetzel, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman, Stephan Karl and Edward D. Walker
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:7
  45. Genotyping of the three Plasmodium falciparum polymorphic genes, msp1, msp2 and glurp, has been adopted as a standard strategy to distinguish recrudescence from new infection in drug efficacy clinical trials. How...

    Authors: Wahib M. Atroosh, Yee-Ling Lau, Georges Snounou, Meram Azzani and Hesham M. Al-Mekhlafi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:2

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