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  1. The use of primaquine for mass drug administration (MDA) is being considered as a key strategy for malaria elimination. In addition to being the only drug active against the dormant and relapsing forms of Plasmod...

    Authors: Alphaxard Manjurano, Eric Lyimo, Coleman Kishamawe, Justin Omolo, Jacklin Mosha, Miyaye Donald, Paul Kazyoba, Saidi Kapiga and John Changalucha
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:372
  2. Children in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remain the most vulnerable to malaria and malaria mortality. This study estimated the disease burden and distribution of Plasmodium falciparum malaria among children with age ...

    Authors: Olorunfemi A. Oshagbemi, Pedro Lopez-Romero, Cornelis Winnips, Katalin R. Csermak, Guoqin Su and Elodie Aubrun
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:371
  3. Malaria is one of the most prominent illnesses affecting children, ranking as one of the key development concerns for many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). There is not much information available on t...

    Authors: Md Sabbir Hossain, Talha Sheikh Ahmed, Nahid Sultana, Muhammad Abdul Baker Chowdhury and Md Jamal Uddin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:370
  4. Plasmodium vivax has been more resistant to various control measures than Plasmodium falciparum malaria because of its greater transmissibility and ability to produce latent parasite forms. Therefore, developing

    Authors: Quentin D. Watson, Lenore L. Carias, Alyssa Malachin, Karli R. Redinger, Jürgen Bosch, Martino Bardelli, Lea Baldor, Lionel Brice Feufack-Donfack, Jean Popovici, Robert W. Moon, Simon J. Draper, Peter A. Zimmerman and Christopher L. King
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:369
  5. Anopheles pharoensis has a major role in transmitting several human diseases, especially malaria, in Egypt?. Controlling Anopheles is considered as an effective strategy to eliminate the spread of malaria worldwi...

    Authors: Mohamed A. M. El-Tabakh, Esraa A. Elhawary, Hossam M. Hwihy, Kareem F. Darweesh, Raafat M. Shaapan, Emad A. Ghazala, Mostafa M. Mokhtar, Hassan O. Waheeb, Deyaa E. M. Emam, Nader A. Bakr and Ahmed Z. I. Shehata
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:368
  6. Pregnant women have an increased risk of Plasmodium infections and disease. Malaria in pregnancy is a major public health problem in endemic areas. Assessment of the burden and risk factors of malaria in pregnanc...

    Authors: Zemenu Tamir, Abebe Animut, Sisay Dugassa, Mahlet Belachew, Adugna Abera, Aster Tsegaye and Berhanu Erko
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:367
  7. Children in Kenya spend a substantial amount of time at school, including at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are active. With changing vector behaviour towards early morning biting, it is important to determine ...

    Authors: Seline Omondi, Jackline Kosgei, George Musula, Margaret Muchoki, Bernard Abong’o, Silas Agumba, Caroline Ogwang, Daniel P. McDermott, Martin J. Donnelly, Sarah G. Staedke, Jonathan Schultz, Julie R. Gutman, John E. Gimnig and Eric Ochomo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:366
  8. In 2020, the Zambia National Malaria Elimination Centre targeted the distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor-residual spraying (IRS) campaigns based on sub-district micro-planning, wh...

    Authors: Irene Kyomuhangi, Andrew Andrada, Zhiyuan Mao, Derek Pollard, Christina Riley, Adam Bennett, Busiku Hamainza, Hannah Slater, Justin Millar, John M. Miller, Thomas P. Eisele and Kafula Silumbe
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:365
  9. The Lihir Islands of Papua New Guinea host a mining operation that has resulted in a mine-impacted zone (MIZ) with reduced malaria transmission and a substantial influx of mine employees, informal cross-countr...

    Authors: Pere Millat-Martínez, Bàrbara Baro, Bernadine Kasian, Lina Lorry, Sergi Sanz, Chilaka Wali, Sylvia Raulo, Arthur Elizah, Tamarah Koleala, Maria Kaius-Ome, Stephan Karl, Oriol Mitjà, Moses Laman, William Pomat and Quique Bassat
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:364
  10. Dual hrp2/hrp3 genes deletions in P. falciparum isolates are increasingly reported in malaria-endemic countries and can produce false negative RDT results leading to inadequate case management. Data on the freque...

    Authors: Casimire Wendlamita Tarama, Harouna Soré, Mafama Siribié, Siaka Débé, Réné Kinda, Wendyam Gérard Nonkani, Farida Tiendrebeogo, Winnie Bantango, Kassoum Yira, Esther Yéri Hien, Moussa Wandaogo Guelbéogo, Yves Traoré, Didier Ménard and Adama Gansané
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:363
  11. The risk of widespread resistance to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) remains high in Uganda following detection of Plasmodium falciparum parasites with delayed artemisinin clearance genotype and pheno...

    Authors: Moses Ocan, Racheal Bakubi, Mordecai Tayebwa, Joan Basemera and Sam Nsobya
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:362
  12. Plasmodium vivax is the main species responsible for human malaria in Brazil, and one of its manifestations is splenic malaria, though there are still challenges in its diagnosis. The present study aimed to stand...

    Authors: Raimunda Sandra Pacheco Souza, Monique F. dos Reis, Luiz Carlos de Lima Ferreira, Manuela C. Morais, Antonio Kassio S. Lima, Laila Rowena Albuquerque Barbosa, Gisely Cardoso de Melo and Marcus Vinicius Guimaraes de Lacerda
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:361
  13. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic affected malaria control activities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) resulting in 690,000 excess deaths in the year 2021. The authors hypothesized that COVID-19 affected...

    Authors: Richard Kabaka Mumali, Charles Okolimong, Tonny Kabuuka, Yovani Moses Lubaale, Ambrose Okibure, Francis Okello, David Soita and Peter Olupot-Olupot
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:360
  14. Chemoprophylaxis is a prevention method for malaria during travel in malaria-endemic countries. This study aimed to collate and synthesize the evidence of malarial chemoprophylaxis among malaria death cases.

    Authors: Manas Kotepui, Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui, Frederick Ramirez Masangkay and Polrat Wilairatana
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:359
  15. Malaria is transmitted by different Anopheles species. In Brazil, the disease is concentrated in the Amazon region. Rivers play an important role in the life cycle of malaria since the vector reproduces in aquati...

    Authors: Fernanda Fonseca, Jean-Michel Martinez, Antônio Balieiro, Jesem Orellana, James D. Santos and Naziano Filizola
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:358
  16. Malaria remains the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in young children in sub-Saharan Africa. To prevent malaria in children living in moderate-to-high malaria transmission areas, the World Health Orga...

    Authors: Shino Arikawa, Martin Kouame Tchankoni, Fifonsi A. Gbeasor-Komlanvi, Somiabalo P. Atekpe, Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Antía Figueroa-Romero, Augustin E. Fombah, Francisco Saute, Mohamed Samai, Clara Menendez, Raquel Gonzalez, Valérie Briand and Didier K. Ekouevi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:357
  17. Malaria is a leading cause of death and reduced life span in Guinea and Sierra Leone, where plans for rolling out the malaria vaccine for children are being made. There is little evidence about caregiver accep...

    Authors: Klara Röbl, Hanna-Tina Fischer, Alexandre Delamou, Abdul Karim Mbawah, Brogan Geurts, Lukas Feddern, Habibata Baldé, Ibrahima Kaba, Francisco Pozo-Martin, Heide Weishaar, Sara Menelik-Obbarius, Gerrit Burger, Viorela Diaconu, Achim Dörre and Charbel El Bcheraoui
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:355
  18. Ultrasensitive rapid diagnostic test (usRDT) was recently developed to improve the detection of low-density Plasmodium falciparum infections. However, its diagnostic performance has not been evaluated in the Demo...

    Authors: Mbumba Lupaka, Teshome Degefa, Kasahun Eba, Ahmed Zeynudin and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:354
  19. Karnataka is one of the largest states in India and has a wide range of geographical terrains, ecotypes, and prevalence of malaria. It experiences a voluminous influx and efflux of people across the state that...

    Authors: Vani Hanumantappa Chalageri, Shrinivasa B. Marinaik, Sujith N. Nath, Richa Singhal, Smita Rawat, Krishnappa Ravikumar, Mahamood Shariff and Alex Eapen
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:353
  20. Irrigated rice cultivation in sub-Saharan Africa not only brings more malaria vectors to nearby communities, but also greater malaria risk. To aid the implementation of mosquito control in rice-growing communi...

    Authors: Kallista Chan, Kouadio Aimé-Charles Konan, Dimi Théodore Doudou, Ghislain Brou Kouadio, Jo Lines, Robert Aunger, Raphael N’Guessan and Lucy S. Tusting
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:352
  21. Microscopy continues to be the mainstay for the evaluation of parasitaemia in malaria but requires laboratory support and microbiological experience. Other fast and simple methods are necessary.

    Authors: Manuel Jesús Soriano-Pérez, Nerea Castillo-Fernández, Ana Belén Lozano-Serrano, María Pilar Luzón-García, José Vázquez-Villegas, María Isabel Cabeza-Barrera, Jaime Borrego-Jiménez, María José Giménez-López and Joaquín Salas-Coronas
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:351
  22. Water resource development projects are essential for increasing agricultural productivity and ensuring food security. However, these activities require the modification of pre-existing environmental settings,...

    Authors: Arega Tsegaye, Assalif Demissew, Dawit Hawaria, Ashenafi Abossie, Hallelujah Getachew, Kassahun Habtamu, Teshome Degefa, Xiaoming Wang, Ming-Chieh Lee, Guofa Zhou, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:350
  23. The pregnant woman, the fetus, and the newborn child are all at risk from malaria infection in sub-Saharan Africa. Employing insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) is one of the most efficient methods for av...

    Authors: Bewuketu Terefe, Adane Habtie and Bogale Chekole
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:349
  24. The overlap in the epidemiology of malaria and helminths has been identified as a potential area to exploit for the development of an integrated control strategy that may help to achieve elimination of malaria...

    Authors: Muhammed O. Afolabi, Doudou Sow, Schadrac C. Agbla, El Hadji Babacar Fall, Fatimata Bintou Sall, Amadou Seck, Isaac Akhénaton Manga, Ibrahima Marietou Mbaye, Mor Absa Loum, Baba Camara, Diatou Niang, Babacar Gueye, Doudou Sene, Ndéye M’backé Kane, Boubacar Diop, Awa Diouf…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:348
  25. Malaria affects millions of Cameroonian children under 5 years of age living in the North and Far North regions. These regions bear the greatest burden, particularly for children under 5 years of age. To reduc...

    Authors: Arnold Fottsoh Fokam, Toussaint Rouamba, Sekou Samadoulougou, Yazoume Ye and Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:347
  26. Studies on the applications of infrared (IR) spectroscopy and machine learning (ML) in public health have increased greatly in recent years. These technologies show enormous potential for measuring key paramet...

    Authors: Issa H. Mshani, Doreen J. Siria, Emmanuel P. Mwanga, Bazoumana BD. Sow, Roger Sanou, Mercy Opiyo, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Heather M. Ferguson, Abdoulaye Diabate, Klaas Wynne, Mario González-Jiménez, Francesco Baldini, Simon A. Babayan and Fredros Okumu
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:346
  27. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) using sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus amodiaquine (SP-AQ), is a community-based malaria preventive strategy commonly used in the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa. Howeve...

    Authors: Irene Molina-de la Fuente, María José Sagrado Benito, Estrella Lasry, Janet Ousley, Luz García, Vicenta González, Harriet Akello Pasquale, Ahmed Julla, Piex Uwiragiye, Abdirashid M. Abdi, Buai Tut Chol, Bakri Abubakr, Agustín Benito, Cristian Casademont, Pedro Berzosa and Carolina Nanclares
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:345
  28. Attractive targeted sugar bait (ATSB) is a novel approach to vector control, offering an alternative mode of insecticide delivery via the insect alimentary canal, with potential to deliver a variety of compoun...

    Authors: Raphael N’Guessan, Soromane Camara, Mark Rowland, Ludovic P. Ahoua Alou, Rosine Z. Wolie, Marius G. Zoh, Brou N’Guessan, Innocent Z. Tia, Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Matthew B. Thomas and Alphonsine A. Koffi
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:344
  29. The increasing incidence of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria poses a significant challenge to efforts to eliminate malaria from Malaysia. Macaque reservoirs, outdoors-biting mosquitoes, human activities, and agricultu...

    Authors: Nurul Athirah Naserrudin, Pauline Yong Pau Lin, April Monroe, Sara Elizabeth Baumann, Bipin Adhikari, Anna Cohen Miller, Shigeharu Sato, Kimberly M. Fornace, Richard Culleton, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Rozita Hod, Mohammad Saffree Jeffree, Kamruddin Ahmed and Mohd Rohaizat Hassan
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:343
  30. Identification of malaria vectors is an important exercise that can result in the deployment of targeted control measures and monitoring the susceptibility of the vectors to control strategies. Although known ...

    Authors: Dickson L. Omucheni, Kenneth A. Kaduki and Wolfgang R. Mukabana
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:342
  31. Water resource development projects, such as dams and irrigation schemes, have a positive impact on food security and poverty reduction. However, such projects could increase prevalence of vector borne disease...

    Authors: Hallelujah Getachew, Assalif Demissew, Ashenafi Abossie, Kassahun Habtamu, Xiaoming Wang, Daibin Zhong, Guofa Zhou, Ming-Chieh Lee, Elizabeth Hemming-Schroeder, Lauren Bradley, Teshome Degefa, Dawit Hawaria, Arega Tsegaye, James W.Kazura, Cristian Koepfli, Guiyun Yan…
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:341
  32. Malaria vectors vary in feeding preference depending on their innate behaviour, host availability and abundance. Host preference and human biting rate in malaria vectors are key factors in establishing zooprop...

    Authors: Godfrey C. Katusi, Marie R. G. Hermy, Samwely M. Makayula, Rickard Ignell, Ladslaus L. Mnyone, Sharon R. Hill and Nicodem J. Govella
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:340
  33. Several countries in Southeast Asia are nearing malaria elimination, yet eradication remains elusive. This is largely due to the challenge of focusing elimination efforts, an area where risk prediction can pla...

    Authors: Chaitawat Sa-ngamuang, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Myat Su Yin, Thomas Barkowsky, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Prachumsri and Peter Haddawy
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:339
  34. The efficacy of chloroquine treatment for vivax malaria has been rarely evaluated due to a lack of an appropriate testing method. The objective of this study was to conduct molecular monitoring of chloroquine ...

    Authors: Hongyun Ding, Ying Dong, Yan Deng, Yanchun Xu, Yan Liu, Jing Wu, Mengni Chen, Canglin Zhang, Li Liu and Yingkun Lin
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:338
  35. Reducing mosquito abundance or interfering with its ability to support the parasite cycle can help to interrupt malaria in areas of significant risk of malaria transmission. Fluralaner is a safe and effective ...

    Authors: João Arthur Alcântara, Francys Sayara Andrade de Araújo, Andréia da Costa Paz, Rodrigo Maciel Alencar, Berta Yoná de Albuquerque Caldas, Raquel Soares Maia Godoy, Marcus Vinicius Guimarães Lacerda, Gisely Cardoso de Melo, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Vanderson de Souza Sampaio, Nágila Francinete Costa Secundino, Ana Paula Marques Duarte, Rosa Amélia Gonçalves Santana and Paulo Filemon Paolucci Pimenta
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:337
  36. The source of malaria vector populations that re-establish at the beginning of the rainy season is still unclear yet knowledge of mosquito behaviour is required to effectively institute control measures. Alter...

    Authors: Rita Mwima, Tin-Yu J. Hui, Ann Nanteza, Austin Burt and Jonathan K. Kayondo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:336
  37. Acquired functional inhibitory antibodies are one of several humoral immune mechanisms used to neutralize foreign pathogens. In vitro bioassays are useful tools for quantifying antibody-mediated inhibition and...

    Authors: Justin Nicholas, Surendra Kumar Kolli, Pradeep Annamalai Subramani, Sai Lata De, Madison M. Ogbondah, Samantha J. Barnes, Francis Babila Ntumngia and John H. Adams
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:335
  38. The Hubei Province in China reported its last indigenous malaria case in September 2012, but imported malaria cases, particularly those related to Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum, threaten Hubei’s mala...

    Authors: Dongni Wu, Hong Zhu, Lun Wan, Juan Zhang, Wen Lin, Lingcong Sun, Huaxun Zhang, Si Liu, Eimear Cleary, Andrew J. Tatem, Jing Xia and Shengjie Lai
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:334
  39. The efficacy of the autodissemination of pyriproxyfen to control malaria vectors has been demonstrated under semi field environment in Tanzania. However, the information on how best communities should be engag...

    Authors: Felista S. Tarimo, Angel Dillip, Efraim M. Kosia and Dickson W. Lwetoijera
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:333
  40. The emergence of resistance to artemisinin derivatives in Southeast Asia constitutes a serious threat for other malaria endemic areas, particularly in Côte d’Ivoire. To delay this resistance, the application o...

    Authors: Valérie A. Bedia-Tanoh, Étienne K. Angora, Sebastien A. J. Miezan, Estelle D. M. Koné-Bravo, Abibatou Konaté-Touré, Henriette Bosson-Vanga, Fulgence K. Kassi, Pulchérie C. M. Kiki-Barro, Vincent Djohan, Hervé E. I. Menan and William Yavo
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:330
  41. Over a decade of vector control by indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) distribution on the mainland, and only LLINs on islands had a minimal impact on disease burden in Nc...

    Authors: Mbanga Muleba, Keith J. Mbata, Jennifer C. Stevenson and Douglas E. Norris
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:327
  42. This study investigates the processes regarding changing malaria treatment policies in Vietnam. Moreover, it explores the feasibility of introducing triple artemisinin-based combination therapy (TACT) in Vietn...

    Authors: Van Anh Thi Cao, Thieu Quang Nguyen, Duong Le Quyen, Wouter P. C. Boon, Ellen H. M. Moors, Arjen M. Dondorp, Freek de Haan and Chanaki Amaratunga
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:326
  43. Most data describing severe malaria (SM) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are from research settings outside disease endemic areas. Using routinely collected data from Apac District Hospital, this study aimed at de...

    Authors: Emmanuel Ocen, Ronald Opito, Crispus Tegu, Alex Oula and Peter Olupot-Olupot
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:325
  44. Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is a common vector control strategy in countries with high malaria burden. Historically, social norms have prevented women from working in IRS programmes. The Bioko Island Malari...

    Authors: Kylie R. DeBoer, Liberato Motobe Vaz, Teresa Ayingono Ondo Mfumu, Jose Antonio Mba Nlang, Lucas Ondo, Matilde Riloha Rivas, Sandra Incardona, John Pollock, Michael E. von Fricken, Jeremías Nzamio Mba Eyono, Olivier T. Donfack, Carlos A. Guerra and Guillermo A. García
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2023 22:323

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