The clinical –epidemiological profile of malaria patients from Southern Venezuela, a critical hotspot in Latin America
Venezuela accounted for 55% of the cases and 73% of the malaria deaths in the Americas in 2019. Bolivar state, in the southeast, contributes  > 60% of the country's Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum cases... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 20, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: David A. Forero-Pe ña, Fhabián S. Carrión-Nessi, Melynar Chavero, Ángel Gamardo, Luisamy Figuera, Natasha A. Camejo-Ávila, María V. Marcano, Mariana Hidalgo, Cariagne J. Arenas-Leal, Leopoldo Villegas, María E. Grillet, M. Andreína Pacheco, Mariso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Population genetic analysis of the Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (EBA-175) gene in Equatorial Guinea
Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (PfEBA-175) is a candidate antigen for a blood-stage malaria vaccine, while various polymorphisms and dimorphism have prevented to development of effective va... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Pei-Kui Yang, Xue-Yan Liang, Min Lin, Jiang-Tao Chen, Hui-Ying Huang, Li-Yun Lin, Carlos Salas Ehapo, Urbano Monsuy Eyi, Yu-Zhong Zheng, Dong-De Xie, Jin-Quan He, Huan-Tong Mo, Xin-Yao Chen, Xiang-Zhi Liu and Ying-E. Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Accuracy of SD Malaria Ag P.f/Pan ® as a rapid diagnostic test in French Amazonia
French Guiana (FG) is a French overseas territory where malaria is endemic. The current incidence rate is 0.74 ‰ inhabitants, and Plasmodium vivax is widely predominating even though Plasmodium falciparum is still... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jean Marc Pujo, St éphanie Houcke, Sarah Lemmonier, Patrick Portecop, Alexis Frémery, Denis Blanchet, Felix Djossou, Hatem Kallel and Magalie Demar Tags: Research Source Type: research

In search of the last malaria cases: ethnographic methods for community and private-sector engagement in malaria elimination in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
Despite significant strides made in reducing malaria morbidity and mortality in the Greater Mekong Subregion, malaria transmission continues amongst the most ‘hard-to-reach’, such as forest-goers and mobile an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yoriko Masunaga, Joan Muela Ribera, Thuan Thi Nguyen, Kemi Tesfazghi and Koen Peeters Grietens Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence and density of asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections among children and adults in three communities of western Kenya
Further reductions in malaria incidence as more countries approach malaria elimination require the identification and treatment of asymptomatic individuals who carry mosquito-infective Plasmodium gametocytes that... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Christina Salgado, George Ayodo, Michael D. Macklin, Meetha P. Gould, Srinivas Nallandhighal, Eliud O. Odhiambo, Andrew Obala, Wendy Prudhomme O ’Meara, Chandy C. John and Tuan M. Tran Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria prevalence and associated risk factors in Dembiya district, North-western Ethiopia
Ethiopia embarked on combating malaria with an aim to eliminate malaria from low transmission districts by 2030. A continuous monitoring of malaria prevalence in areas under elimination settings is important t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mihretu Tarekegn, Habte Tekie, Sisay Dugassa and Yitbarek Wolde-Hawariat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for malaria in high incidence areas of Viet Nam: a case –control study
A key step to advancing the goal of malaria elimination in Viet Nam by 2030 is focusing limited resources for treatment and prevention to groups most at risk for malaria transmission. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Richard J. Maude, Thang Duc Ngo, Duong Thanh Tran, Binh Thi Huong Nguyen, Dung Viet Dang, Long Khanh Tran, Michael Gregory, Rapeephan R. Maude, Ipsita Sinha, Kulchada Pongsoipetch and Nicholas J. Martin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Costs and barriers faced by households seeking malaria treatment in the Upper River Region, The Gambia
Malaria transmission in The Gambia decreased substantially over the last 20 years thanks to the scale-up of control interventions. However, malaria prevalence is still relatively high in eastern Gambia and rep... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Henk Broekhuizen, Alexandra Fehr, Claudia Nieto-Sanchez, Joan Muela, Koen Peeters-Grietens, Tom Smekens, Momodou Kalleh, Esm é Rijndertse, Jane Achan and Umberto D’Alessandro Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of the impact of allelic polymorphisms in PfAMA1 on the induction of T Cell responses in high and low malaria endemic communities in Ghana
Malaria eradication requires a combined effort involving all available control tools, and these efforts would be complemented by an effective vaccine. The antigen targets of immune responses may show polymorph... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ebenezer A. Ofori, John K. A. Tetteh, Augustina Frimpong, Harini Ganeshan, Maria Belmonte, Bjoern Peters, Eileen Villasante, Martha Sedegah, Michael F. Ofori and Kwadwo A. Kusi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of weight and age-based dosing of daily primaquine for radical cure of vivax malaria
In many endemic areas, Plasmodium vivax malaria is predominantly a disease of young adults and children. International recommendations for radical cure recommend fixed target doses of 0.25 or 0.5 mg/kg/day of pri... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Walter Robert Taylor, Richard M. Hoglund, Pimnara Peerawaranun, Thuy Nhien Nguyen, Tran Tinh Hien, Arnaud Tarantola, Lorenz von Seidlein, Rupam Tripura, Thomas J. Peto, Arjen M. Dondorp, Jordi Landier, Francois H.Nosten, Frank Smithuis, Koukeo Phommasone, Tags: Research Source Type: research

Improving the quality of malaria diagnosis in southern Africa through the development of a regional malaria slide bank
A malaria slide bank (MSB) is a useful asset for any malaria microscopy testing laboratory to have access to. However, it is not feasible for every country to have its own MSB. If countries are able to pool th... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Bhavani Moodley, Anderson Chinorumba, Cheryl Hamman, Avhatakali Matamba, Chadwick H. Sikaala, Immo Kleinschmidt and John Frean Tags: Research Source Type: research

Urban malaria in sub-Saharan Africa: dynamic of the vectorial system and the entomological inoculation rate
Sub-Saharan Africa is registering one of the highest urban population growth across the world. It is estimated that over 75% of the population in this region will be living in urban settings by 2050. However, ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: P. Doumbe-Belisse, E. Kopya, C. S. Ngadjeu, N. Sonhafouo-Chiana, A. Talipouo, L. Djamouko-Djonkam, H. P. Awono-Ambene, C. S. Wondji, F. Njiokou and C. Antonio-Nkondjio Tags: Review Source Type: research

Combining malaria vaccination with chemoprevention: a promising new approach to malaria control
Malaria control has stalled in a number of African countries and novel approaches to malaria control are needed for these areas. The encouraging results of a recent trial conducted in young children in Burkina... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Brian Greenwood, Matthew Cairns, Mike Chaponda, R. Matthew Chico, Alassane Dicko, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo, Kamija S. Phiri, Feiko O. ter Kuile and Daniel Chandramohan Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Risk factors for Plasmodium falciparum infection in pregnant women in Burkina Faso: a community-based cross-sectional survey
Malaria in pregnancy remains a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Identifying risk factors for malaria in pregnancy could assist in developing interventions to reduce the risk of malaria in Burkina F... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jean Baptiste Yaro, Alphonse Ouedraogo, Amidou Diarra, Salif Sombi é, Z. Amidou Ouedraogo, Issa Nébié, Chris Drakeley, Sodiomon B. Sirima, Alfred B. Tiono, Steven W. Lindsay and Anne L. Wilson Tags: Research Source Type: research

From the factory to the field: considerations of product characteristics for insecticide-treated net (ITN) bioefficacy testing
Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) undergo a series of tests to obtain listing by World Health Organization (WHO) Prequalification. These tests characterize the bioefficacy, physical and chemical properties of th... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ole Skovmand, Duoc M. Dang, Trung Q. Tran, Rune Bossellman and Sarah J. Moore Tags: Review Source Type: research

Effect of a single dose of oral azithromycin on malaria parasitaemia in children: a randomized controlled trial
Azithromycin has recently been shown to reduce all-cause childhood mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. One potential mechanism of this effect is via the anti-malarial effect of azithromycin, which may help treat ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 31, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Boubacar Coulibaly, Ali Si é, Clarisse Dah, Mamadou Bountogo, Mamadou Ouattara, Adama Compaoré, Moustapha Nikiema, Jérôme Nankoné Tiansi, Nestor Dembélé Sibiri, Jessica M. Brogdon, Elodie Lebas, Thuy Doan, Travis C. Porco, Thomas M. Lietman and Cat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transfluthrin eave-positioned targeted insecticide (EPTI) reduces human landing rate (HLR) of pyrethroid resistant and susceptible malaria vectors in a semi-field simulated peridomestic space
Volatile pyrethroids (VPs) are proven to reduce human –vector contact for mosquito vectors. With increasing resistance to pyrethroids in mosquitoes, the efficacy of VPs, such as transfluthrin, may be compromise... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mgeni M. Tambwe, Sarah Moore, Lorenz Hofer, Ummi A. Kibondo and Adam Saddler Tags: Research Source Type: research

Variable residual activity of K-Othrine ® PolyZone and Actellic® 300 CS in semi-field and natural conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Indoor Residual Spray (IRS) against vector mosquitoes is a primary means for combating malaria transmission. To combat increased patterns of resistance to chemicals against mosquito vectors, alternative candid... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Leonard M. Ngwej, Emmanuel M. Mashat, Clarence K. Mukeng, Henri T. Mundongo, Fran çoise K. Malonga, Jean-Christophe K. Kashala and Michael J. Bangs Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantifying malaria acquired during travel and its role in malaria elimination on Bioko Island
Malaria elimination is the goal for Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Intensive interventions implemented since 2004 have reduced prevalence, but progress has stalled in recent years. A challenge for eliminatio... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Daniel T. Citron, Carlos A. Guerra, Guillermo A. Garc ía, Sean L. Wu, Katherine E. Battle, Harry S. Gibson and David L. Smith Tags: Research Source Type: research

Artemisinin-based combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mali: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) was deployed in 2005 as an alternative to chloroquine and is considered the most efficacious treatment currently available for uncomplicated falciparum malaria. Whil... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fatoumata O. Maiga, Mamadou Wele, Sounkou M. Toure, Makan Keita, Cheick Oumar Tangara, Randi R. Refeld, Oumar Thiero, Kassoum Kayentao, Mahamadou Diakite, Antoine Dara, Jian Li, Mahamoudou Toure, Issaka Sagara, Abdoulaye Djimd é, Frances J. Mather, Seydo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing community knowledge, attitude and practices to strengthen communication strategy for Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project in Mandla
Changes in social, belief, and behavioural practices are essential for the success of any public health delivery programme. In the planning stages of the Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project (MEDP), prior... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Harsh Rajvanshi, Kalyan B. Saha, Ravendra K. Sharma, Praveen K. Bharti, Sekh Nisar, Himanshu Jayswar, Ashok K. Mishra, Man Mohan Shukla, Aparup Das, Harpreet Kaur, Suman L. Wattal and Altaf A. Lal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing insecticide-treated nets access-use based on universal household and population indicators vis-a-vis measures adapted to sleeping spaces in Ethiopia
The objective of the study was to compare ITN acc... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yohannes Kebede, Morankar Sudhakar, Guda Alemayehu, Lakew Abebe and Zewdie Birhanu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clustering of malaria in households in the Greater Mekong Subregion: operational implications for reactive case detection
Malaria reactive case detection is the testing and, if positive, treatment of close contacts of index cases. It is included in national malaria control programmes of countries in the Greater Mekong Subregion t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mavuto Mukaka, Pimnara Peerawaranun, Daniel M. Parker, Ladda Kajeechiwa, Francois H. Nosten, Thuy-Nhien Nguyen, Tran Tinh Hien, Rupam Tripura, Thomas J. Peto, Koukeo Phommasone, Mayfong Mayxay, Paul N. Newton, Mallika Imwong, Nicholas P. J. Day, Arjen M. Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transfusion-induced Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a beta thalassaemia patient during the prevention of re-establishment phase in Sri Lanka
Malaria was eliminated from Sri Lanka in 2012, and since then 50 –60 imported malaria cases have been reported yearly. The country has remained malaria-free since, except for a single case of indigenous malaria... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Pubudu Chulasiri, Prasad Ranaweera, Ponnuthurai Sudarshan, Maya Jayasinghe, Jeevani Harishchandra, Kumudu Gunasekera, Harshini Vitharana, Priyanganie Silva, Pascal Ringwald, Rohini Fernandopulle, Kamini Mendis and Deepika Fernando Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Impact of cattle on the abundance of indoor and outdoor resting malaria vectors in southern Malawi
Understanding the blood feeding preferences and resting habits of malaria vectors is important for assessing and designing effective malaria vector control tools. The presence of livestock, such as cattle, whi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Monicah M. Mburu, Kennedy Zembere, Themba Mzilahowa, Anja D. Terlouw, Tumaini Malenga, Henk van den Berg, Willem Takken and Robert S. McCann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Evaluation of different deployment strategies for larviciding to control malaria: a simulation study
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Source: Malaria Journal - August 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manuela Runge, Salum Mapua, Ismail Nambunga, Thomas A. Smith, Nakul Chitnis, Fredros Okumu and Emilie Pothin Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Antiplasmodial, antimalarial activities and toxicity of African medicinal plants: a systematic review of literature
Malaria still constitutes a major public health menace, especially in tropical and subtropical countries. Close to half a million people mainly children in Africa, die every year from the disease. With the ris... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Elahe Tajbakhsh, Tebit Emmanuel Kwenti, Parya Kheyri, Saeed Nezaratizade, David S. Lindsay and Faham Khamesipour Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of malaria during pregnancy on low birth weight in East-Africa: a topical review
Globally, approximately 15% of all babies are born with low birth weight ( (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 24, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Line Bakken and Per Ole Iversen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Entomological baseline data collection and power analyses in preparation of a mosquito swarm-killing intervention in south-western Burkina Faso
Insecticides are currently the main tools used to reduce the transmission of malaria; therefore, the development of resistance to insecticides in malaria vectors is of major concern for malaria control. The re... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abdoulaye Niang, Simon P. Sawadogo, Abdoul A. Millogo, Nwamaka O. Akpodiete, Roch K. Dabir é, Frederic Tripet and Abdoulaye Diabaté Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictors of knowledge and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for the prevention of malaria among the pregnant women in Pakistan
Malaria is endemic to Pakistan with high prevalence among pregnant women and linked with maternal anaemia, intrauterine growth retardation, preterm birth, and low birth weight. The use of long-lasting insectic... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 23, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ramesh Kumar, Midhat Farzeen, Jamil Ahmed, Manohar Lal and Ratana Somrongthong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a long-lasting insecticide treatment kit (ICON ® Maxx) for polyester nets over three years of household use: a WHO phase III trial in Tanzania
ICON ® Maxx (Syngenta) is an insecticide treatment kit of pyrethroid and binding agent for long-lasting treatment of mosquito nets. Interim recommendation for use on nets was granted by the World Health Organiz... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Patrick K. Tungu, Wema Sudi, William Kisinza and Mark Rowland Tags: Research Source Type: research

Contents and quality of travel tips on malaria in English and Spanish travel blogs
Europe has about 10,000 imported cases of malaria each year, or around 80 cases per 100,000 trips to endemic areas. Non-use of chemoprophylaxis in travellers remains the main reason for this. The proliferation... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manuel Linares-Rufo, Laura Santos-Larr égola, Miguel Górgolas Hernández-de-Mora and José-Manuel Ramos-Rincón Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genetic polymorphism of the extracellular region in surface associated interspersed 1.1 gene of Plasmodium falciparum field isolates from Thailand
A novel variable surface antigens (VSAs), Surface-associated interspersed proteins (SUFRINs), is a protein that is modified on the surface of infected red blood cell (iRBC). Modified proteins on the iRBC surfa... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Natpasit Chaianantakul, Tippawan Sungkapong, Jirapinya Changpad, Keawalin Thongma, Sasiwimon Sim-ut and Morakot Kaewthamasorn Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investment case for malaria elimination in South Africa: a financing model for resource mobilization to accelerate regional malaria elimination
Malaria continues to be a public health problem in South Africa. While the disease is mainly confined to three of the nine provinces, most local transmissions occur because of importation of cases from neighbo... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Joseph Njau, Sheetal P. Silal, Aparna Kollipara, Katie Fox, Ryleen Balawanth, Anthony Yuen, Lisa J. White, Mandisi Moya, Yogan Pillay and Devanand Moonasar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Increased primaquine total dose prevents Plasmodium vivax relapses in patients with impaired CYP2D6 activity: report of three cases
The relapsing nature of Plasmodium vivax infection is a major barrier to its control and elimination. Factors such as adequate dosing, adherence, drug quality, and pharmacogenetics can impact the effectiveness of... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Anielle de Pina-Costa, Ana Carolina Rios Silvino, Edwiges Motta dos Santos, Renata Saraiva Pedro, Jos é Moreira, Gabriela Liseth Umana, Ana Danielle Tavares da Silva, Otília Helena Lupi da Rosa Santos, Karina Medeiros de Deus Henriques, Cláudio Tadeu D Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Efficacy of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine versus artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria among children in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials
Emergence of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin and its derivatives poses a threat to the global effort to control malaria. The emergence of anti-malarial resistance has become a great public health ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dawit Getachew Assefa, Gizachew Yismaw and Eyasu Makonnen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Public health-relevant consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on malaria in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented challenges to health systems worldwide, including the control of non-COVID-19 diseases. Malaria cases and deaths may increase due to the direct and indirect ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 11, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Anna-Katharina Heuschen, Guangyu Lu, Oliver Razum, Alhassan Abdul-Mumin, Osman Sankoh, Lorenz von Seidlein, Umberto D ’Alessandro and Olaf Müller Tags: Review Source Type: research

Prediction of species composition ratios in pooled specimens of the Anopheles Hyrcanus group using quantitative sequencing
Plasmodium vivax is transmitted by members of the Anopheles Hyrcanus Group that includes six species in the Republic of Korea: Anopheles sinensis sensu stricto (s.s.), Anopheles pullus, Anopheles kleini, Anophel... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Do Eun Lee, Heung-Chul Kim, Sung-Tae Chong, Terry A. Klein, Ju Hyeon Kim and Si Hyeock Lee Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Severe long-delayed malaria caused by Plasmodium malariae in an elderly French patient
This report presents the unique case of a patient exhibiting sever... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 5, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Anthony Marteau, Elise Ouedraogo, Guillaume Van der Meersch, Mohammad Akhoundi, Berenice Souhail, Yves Cohen, Olivier Bouchaud and Arezki Izri Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Coverage, determinants of use and repurposing of long-lasting insecticidal nets two years after a mass distribution in Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea: a cross-sectional study
Universal coverage with long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) is an essential component of malaria control programmes. Three-yearly mass distribution of LLINs in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been successful in ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 4, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Pere Millat-Mart ínez, Rebecca Gabong, Núria Balanza, Sakaia Luana, Sergi Sanz, Silvia Raulo, Arthur Elizah, Chilaka Wali, Benjamin Paivu, Julian Dalmas, Samson Tabie, Stephan Karl, Moses Laman, William Pomat, Oriol Mitjà, Bàrbara Baro & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysing the essential proteins set of Plasmodium falciparum PF3D7 for novel drug targets identification against malaria
Plasmodium falciparum is an obligate intracellular parasite of humans that causes malaria. Falciparum malaria is a major public health threat to human life responsible for high mortality. Currently, the risk of m... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 3, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fawad Ali, Hira Wali, Saadia Jan, Asad Zia, Muneeba Aslam, Imtiaz Ahmad, Sahib Gul Afridi, Sulaiman Shams and Asifullah Khan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of direct costs associated with the management of clinical stage of malaria in children under five years old in Gabon
Malaria is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in African countries. It is one of the leading causes of hospital visits and hospitalization in pediatric wards for children under 5 years old. I... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ga ëtan Moukoumbi Lipenguet, Edgard Brice Ngoungou, Euloge Ibinga, Jean Engohang-Ndong and Jérôme Wittwer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Insecticide-treated net ownership, utilization and knowledge of malaria in children residing in Batoke –Limbe, Mount Cameroon area: effect on malariometric and haematological indices
Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are the most widely used interventions for malaria control in Africa. The aim of this study was to assess the ownership and utilization of ITNs and the knowledge of malaria and ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 29, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rene Ning Teh, Irene Ule Ngole Sumbele, Derick Ndelle Meduke, Gillian Asoba Nkeudem, Samuel Takang Ojong, Exodus Akwa Teh and Helen Kuokuo Kimbi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Decreased prevalence of the Plasmodium falciparum Pfcrt K76T and Pfmdr1 and N86Y mutations post-chloroquine treatment withdrawal in Katete District, Eastern Zambia
In 2002, Zambia withdrew chloroquine as first-line treatment for Plasmodium falciparum malaria due to increased treatment failure and worldwide spread of chloroquine resistance. The artemisinin combination regime... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mwenda C. Mulenga, Lungowe Sitali, Ilinca I. Ciubotariu, Moonga B. Hawela, Busiku Hamainza, James Chipeta and Sungano Mharakurwa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cardiopulmonary alterations by ultrasound in a patient with uncomplicated mixed malaria infection: a case report from the Amazon Basin
Information on cardiopulmonary complications in clinical malaria is sparse and diagnosis may be difficult in resource-limited areas due to lack of proper diagnostic tools and access to medical care. A case of ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alma Wegener, Karine O. Lima, Anna E. Holm, Laura C. Gomes, Luan O. Matos, Isabelle V. M. Vieira, Rodrigo Medeiros Souza, Claudio Romero Farias Marinho, Lasse S. Vestergaard, Tor Biering-S ørensen, Odilson M. Silvestre and Philip Brainin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: An update on the distribution, bionomics, and insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles stephensi in Ethiopia, 2018 –2020
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Source: Malaria Journal - July 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Meshesha Balkew, Peter Mumba, Gedeon Yohannes, Ephrem Abiy, Dejene Getachew, Solomon Yared, Amha Worku, Araya Gebresilassie, Fitsum G. Tadesse, Endalamaw Gadisa, Endashaw Esayas, Temesgen Ashine, Desta Ejeta, Sisay Dugassa, Mekonnen Yohannes, Wossenseged Tags: Correction Source Type: research

PfHRP2 detection using plasmonic optrodes: performance analysis
Early malaria diagnosis and its profiling require the development of new sensing platforms enabling rapid and early analysis of parasites in blood or saliva, aside the widespread rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs). (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: M édéric Loyez, Mathilde Wells, Stéphanie Hambÿe, François Hubinon, Bertrand Blankert, Ruddy Wattiez and Christophe Caucheteur Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of different deployment strategies for larviciding to control malaria: a simulation study
Larviciding against malaria vectors in Africa has been limited to indoor residual spraying and insecticide-treated nets, but is increasingly being considered by some countries as a complementary strategy. Howe... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manuela Runge, Salum Mapua, Ismail Nambunga, Thomas A. Smith, Nakul Chitnis, Fredros Okumu and Emilie Pothin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with malaria vaccine uptake in Sunyani Municipality, Ghana
Malaria continues to be a major disease of public health concern affecting several million people worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) started a pilot study on a malaria vaccine (RTS,S) in Ghana and ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dennis Tabiri, Jean Claude Romaric Pingdwind é Ouédraogo and Priscilla Awo Nortey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of seasonal malaria chemoprevention plus azithromycin on Plasmodium falciparum transmission: gametocyte infectivity and mosquito fitness
Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) consists of administration of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP)  + amodiaquine (AQ) at monthly intervals to children during the malaria transmission period. Whether the addit... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Koudraogo Bienvenue Yam éogo, Rakiswendé Serge Yerbanga, Seydou Bienvenu Ouattara, Franck A. Yao, Thierry Lefèvre, Issaka Zongo, Frederic Nikièma, Yves Daniel Compaoré, Halidou Tinto, Daniel Chandramohan, Brian Greenwood, Adrien M. G. Belem, Anna Coh Tags: Research Source Type: research