The experimental study on susceptibility of common European songbirds to Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pGRW6), a widespread avian malaria parasite
Plasmodium elongatum (cytochrome b lineage pGRW6) is a widespread avian malaria parasite, often causing severe disease in non-adapted hosts. This parasite lineage is of global distribution however, its virulence ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mikas Ilg ūnas, Vaidas Palinauskas, Elena Platonova, Tatjana Iezhova and Gediminas Valkiūnas Tags: Research Source Type: research

ELQ-331 as a prototype for extremely durable chemoprotection against malaria
The potential benefits of long-acting injectable chemoprotection (LAI-C) against malaria have been recently recognized, prompting a call for suitable candidate drugs to help meet this need. On the basis of its... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Martin J. Smilkstein, Sovitj Pou, Alina Krollenbrock, Lisa A. Bleyle, Rozalia A. Dodean, Lisa Frueh, David J. Hinrichs, Yuexin Li, Thomas Martinson, Myrna Y. Munar, Rolf W. Winter, Igor Bruzual, Samantha Whiteside, Aaron Nilsen, Dennis R. Koop, Jane X. Ke Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sero-identification of the aetiologies of human malaria exposure (Plasmodium spp.) in the Limu Kossa District of Jimma Zone, South western Ethiopia
Malaria remains a very important public health problem in Ethiopia. Currently, only Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax are considered in the malaria diagnostic and treatment policies. However, the existen... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sindew Mekasha Feleke, Bokretsion Gidey Brhane, Hassen Mamo, Ashenafi Assefa, Adugna Woyessa, Guilherme Maerschner Ogawa and Vitaliano Cama Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact on malaria of biannual treatment with azithromycin in children age less than 5 years: a prospective study
The MORDOR study, a cluster randomized clinical trial, showed that single-dose azithromycin (20 mg/kg) administered biannually for 2 years to preschool children reduced mortality; a study was conducted to dete... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Evan M. Bloch, Beatriz Munoz, Zakayo Mrango, Jerusha Weaver, Leonard E. G. Mboera, Tom M. Lietman, David J. Sullivan Jr. and Sheila K. West Tags: Research Source Type: research

Are k13 and plasmepsin II genes, involved in Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin derivatives and piperaquine in Southeast Asia, reliable to monitor resistance surveillance in Africa?
Mutations in the propeller domain of Plasmodium falciparum kelch 13 (Pfk13) gene are associated with artemisinin resistance in Southeast Asia. Artemisinin resistance is defined by increased ring survival rate and... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Francis Foguim Tsombeng, Mathieu Gendrot, Marie Gladys Robert, Marylin Madamet and Bruno Pradines Tags: Opinion Source Type: research

Using sibship reconstructions to understand the relationship between larval habitat productivity and oviposition behaviour in Kenyan Anopheles arabiensis
Strategies for combatting residual malaria by targeting vectors outdoors are gaining importance as the limitations of primary indoor interventions are reached. Strategies to target ovipositing females or her o... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Joel O. Odero, Ulrike Fillinger, Emily J. Rippon, Daniel K. Masiga and David Weetman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mass drug administration should be implemented as a tool to accelerate elimination: against
In most malaria situations, mass drug administration (MDA) will result in a rapid reduction in the incidence and prevalence of malaria in the target population. However, due to practical reasons MDA hardly eve... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kamini Mendis Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Absence of kelch13 artemisinin resistance markers but strong selection for lumefantrine-tolerance molecular markers following 18 years of artemisinin-based combination therapy use in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa (2001 –2018)
The ability of Plasmodium falciparum parasites to develop resistance to widely used anti-malarials threatens malaria control and elimination efforts. Regular drug efficacy monitoring is essential for ensuring eff... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jaishree Raman, Frank M. Kagoro, Aaron Mabuza, Gillian Malatje, Anthony Reid, John Frean and Karen I. Barnes Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mass drug administration can be a valuable addition to the malaria elimination toolbox
The Global Technical Strategy 2016 –2030 of the World Health Organization (WHO) has the ambitious goal of malaria being eliminated from at least 35 countries by 2030. However, in areas with once-stable malaria ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Thomas P. Eisele Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Using a miniaturized double-net trap (DN-Mini) to assess relationships between indoor –outdoor biting preferences and physiological ages of two malaria vectors, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus
Effective malaria surveillance requires detailed assessments of mosquitoes biting indoors, where interventions such as insecticide-treated nets work best, and outdoors, where other interventions may be require... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alex J. Limwagu, Emmanuel W. Kaindoa, Halfan S. Ngowo, Emmanuel Hape, Marceline Finda, Gustav Mkandawile, Japhet Kihonda, Khamis Kifungo, Rukiyah M. Njalambaha, Damaris Matoke-Muhia and Fredros O. Okumu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping and enumerating houses and households to support malaria control interventions on Bioko Island
Housing mapping and household enumeration are essential for the planning, implementation, targeting, and monitoring of malaria control interventions. In many malaria endemic countries, control efforts are hind... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Guillermo A. Garc ía, Dianna E. B. Hergott, Wonder P. Phiri, Megan Perry, Jordan Smith, Jose Osa Osa Nfumu, Jeremías Nzamio, Godwin Fuseini, Thomas Stabler, Matilde Riloha Rivas, Immo Kleinschmidt, Christopher Schwabe and Carlos A. Guerra Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of dihydroartemisinin –piperaquine for treatment of Plasmodium falciparum uncomplicated malaria in adult patients on antiretroviral therapy in Malawi and Mozambique: an open label non-randomized interventional trial
HIV-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy (ART) require treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) when infected with malaria. Dihydroartemisinin –piperaquine (DPQ) is recommended for t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 20, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Esperan ça Sevene, Clifford G. Banda, Mavuto Mukaka, Sonia Maculuve, Salésio Macuacua, Anifa Vala, Mireia Piqueras, Linda Kalilani-Phiri, Jane Mallewa, Dianne J. Terlouw, Saye H. Khoo, David G. Lalloo and Victor Mwapasa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Determinants of long-lasting insecticidal net ownership and utilization in malaria transmission regions: evidence from Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Surveys
The objective of this ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 20, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Oscar Tapera Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of Plasmodium parasites in non-human primates and mosquitoes in areas with different degrees of fragmentation in Colombia
Parasites from the genus Plasmodium, the aetiological agent of malaria in humans, can also infect non-human primates (NHP), increasing the potential risk of zoonotic transmission with its associated global public... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Silvia Rond ón, Cielo León, Andrés Link and Camila González Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular detection of drug resistant malaria in Southern Thailand
Drug resistance within the major malaria parasites Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum threatens malaria control and elimination in Southeast Asia. Plasmodium vivax first-line treatment drug is chloroquine... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chaturong Noisang, Christiane Prosser, Wieland Meyer, Waenurama Chemoh, John Ellis, Nongyao Sawangjaroen and Rogan Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bed net care practices and associated factors in western Kenya
Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are effective for malaria prevention and are designed to provide nearly 5 years of mosquito protection. However, many ITNs and LLINs b... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ellen M. Santos, Jenna E. Coalson, Elizabeth T. Jacobs, Yann C. Klimentidis, Stephen Munga, Maurice Agawo, Elizabeth Anderson, Nancy Stroupe and Kacey C. Ernst Tags: Research Source Type: research

Serologic responses to the PfEMP1 DBL-CIDR head structure may be a better indicator of malaria exposure than those to the DBL- α tag
Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein-1 (PfEMP1) antigens play a critical role in host immune evasion. Serologic responses to these antigens have been associated with protection from clinical malaria... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Emily M. Stucke, Amadou Niangaly, Andrea A. Berry, Jason A. Bailey, Drissa Coulibaly, Amed Ouattara, Kirsten E. Lyke, Matthew B. Laurens, Antoine Dara, Matthew Adams, Jozelyn Pablo, Algis Jasinskas, Rie Nakajima, Albert E. Zhou, Sonia Agrawal, DeAnna J. F Tags: Research Source Type: research

Implementing population-based mass drug administration for malaria: experience from a high transmission setting in North Eastern Uganda
Mass drug administration (MDA) is a suggested mean to accelerate efforts towards elimination and attainment of malaria-free status. There is limited evidence of suitable methods of implementing MDA programme t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ronald Mulebeke, Humphrey Wanzira, Fred Bukenya, Thomas Eganyu, Kathryn Collborn, Richard Elliot, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Dorothy Echodu and Adoke Yeka Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

A comparison of two PCR protocols for the differentiation of Plasmodium ovale species and implications for clinical management in travellers returning to Germany: a 10-year cross-sectional study
To assess the occurrence of Plasmodium ovale wallikeri and Plasmodium ovale curtisi species in travellers returning to Germany, two real-time PCR protocols for the detection and differentiation of the two P. oval... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hagen Frickmann, Christine Wegner, Stefanie Ruben, Ulrike Loderst ädt and Egbert Tannich Tags: Research Source Type: research

Role of individual perceptions in the consistent use of malaria preventive measures: mixed methods evidence from rural Rwanda
Malaria preventive measures, including long-lasting insecticide-treated bet nets (LLINs), indoor residual spraying (IRS), and controlling mosquito breeding sites, are key measures to achieve malaria eliminatio... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 8, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Domina Asingizwe, P. Marijn Poortvliet, Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt, Arnold J. H. van Vliet, Chantal Marie Ingabire, Leon Mutesa and Cees Leeuwis Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of community-delivered models of malaria control and elimination: a systematic review
Community-delivered models have been widely used to reduce the burden of malaria. This review aimed to explore different community-delivered models and their relative effectiveness in terms of coverage and mal... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Win Han Oo, Lisa Gold, Kerryn Moore, Paul A. Agius and Freya J. I. Fowkes Tags: Research Source Type: research

Theory of reactive interventions in the elimination and control of malaria
Reactive case detection (RCD) is an integral part of many malaria control and elimination programmes and can be conceived of as a way of gradually decreasing transmission. However, it is unclear under what cir... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nakul Chitnis, Peter Pemberton-Ross, Josh Yukich, Busiku Hamainza, John Miller, Theresa Reiker, Thomas P. Eisele and Thomas A. Smith Tags: Research Source Type: research

Models of effectiveness of interventions against malaria transmitted by Anopheles albimanus
Most impact prediction of malaria vector control interventions has been based on African vectors. Anopheles albimanus, the main vector in Central America and the Caribbean, has higher intrinsic mortality, is more... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 1, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Olivier J. T. Bri ët, Daniel E. Impoinvil, Nakul Chitnis, Emilie Pothin, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Joseph Frederic and Thomas A. Smith Tags: Research Source Type: research

Susceptibility testing of Anopheles malaria vectors with the neonicotinoid insecticide clothianidin; results from 16 African countries, in preparation for indoor residual spraying with new insecticide formulations
In 2017, more than 5 million house structures were sprayed through the U.S. President ’s Malaria Initiative, protecting more than 21 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. New IRS formulations, SumiShield™ 50WG ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 1, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Richard M. Oxborough, Aklilu Seyoum, Yemane Yihdego, Roch Dabire, Virgile Gnanguenon, Francis Wat ’senga, Fiacre R. Agossa, Gedeon Yohannes, Sylvester Coleman, Lazarus Musa Samdi, Abdoulaye Diop, Ousmane Faye, Stephen Magesa, Alphaxard Manjurano, Michae Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diversity and immune responses against Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in non-febrile school children living in Southern Ghana
This study evaluated the quantity and quality of nat... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 1, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Linda E. Amoah, Hamza B. Abagna, Ruth Ayanful-Torgby, Samuel O. Blankson and Nii A. Aryee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Infected RBC flag/parameter provided by Mindray BC-6800 haematology analyzer aid the diagnosis of malaria
The Mindray BC-6800 haematology analyzer (BC-6800) provides a dedicated flag ‘Infected RBC’ (InR) and the number of InR (InR#)/the permillage of InR (InR‰) in routine blood testing as a screening tool for mala... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 31, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yi Sun, Daijun Xiang, Chen Chen, Shang He, Huan Qi and Chengbin Wang Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Modelling reactive case detection strategies for interrupting transmission of Plasmodium falciparum malaria
As areas move closer to malaria elimination, a combination of limited resources and increasing heterogeneity in case distribution and transmission favour a shift to targeted reactive interventions. Reactive ca... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Theresa Reiker, Nakul Chitnis and Thomas Smith Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dispensing practices for anti-malarials in the La Nkwantanang-Madina municipality, Greater Accra, Ghana: a cross-sectional study
Despite recent strides made towards reducing the emergence of artemisinin resistance, inappropriate dispensing practices for anti-malarials in both private and public sectors affect treatment outcomes negative... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Charles Enyaah Amankwa, Harriet Affran Bonful, Kofi Agyabeng and Priscillia A. Nortey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anti-malarial activity of the root extract of Euphorbia abyssinica (Euphorbiaceae) against Plasmodium berghei infection in mice
More than 200 medicinal plants including Euphorbia abyssinica are utilized for treatment of malaria in Ethiopian traditional medical practices. However, the safety, efficacy and quality of these medicinal plants ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abrham Belachew Muluye, Ashenafi Genanew Desta, Selamu Kebamo Abate and Gemechu Tiruneh Dano Tags: Research Source Type: research

Technical and operational underpinnings of malaria elimination from Sri Lanka
The objective of this paper is to describe the epidemiology of malaria elimination in Sri Lanka, and the key t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Risintha Premaratne, Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Dewanee Ranaweera, W. M. Kumudu T. de A. W. Gunasekera, Mihirini Hevawitharana, Lalanthika Pieris, Deepika Fernando and Kamini Mendis Tags: Review Source Type: research

Anopheles parensis contributes to residual malaria transmission in South Africa
Understanding the contribution of outdoor-resting Anopheles mosquitoes to residual malaria transmission is important in terms of scaling up vector control towards malaria elimination in South Africa. The aim of t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ashley Burke, Yael Dahan-Moss, Frances Duncan, Bheki Qwabe, Maureen Coetzee, Lizette Koekemoer and Basil Brooke Tags: Research Source Type: research

Status of insecticide resistance and its biochemical and molecular mechanisms in Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae) from Afghanistan
This study describes the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of resistance to facilita... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Noor Halim Zahid Safi, Abdul Ali Ahmadi, Sami Nahzat, Supriya Warusavithana, Naimullah Safi, Reza Valadan, Atie Shemshadian, Marzieh Sharifi, Ahmadali Enayati and Janet Hemingway Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with uptake of optimal doses of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among pregnant women in Uganda: analysis of data from the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey, 2016
The Uganda National Malaria Control Programme recognizes the importance of minimizing the effect of malaria among pregnant women. Accordingly, strategies including intermittent preventive treatment of malaria ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Denis Okethwangu, Jimmy Opigo, Stella Atugonza, Catherine T. Kizza, Monica Nabatanzi, Claire Biribawa, Daniel Kyabayinze and Alex R. Ario Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diverse origin of Plasmodium falciparum in northwest Ecuador
Ecuador plans to eliminate malaria by 2020, and the country has already seen a decrease in the number of cases from more than 100,000 in 2000 to only 618 in 2015. Around 30% of malaria infections in Ecuador ar... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Claudia A. Vera-Arias, L. Enrique Castro, Javier G ómez-Obando and Fabián E. Sáenz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Proof of concept: used malaria rapid diagnostic tests applied for parallel sequencing for surveillance of molecular markers of anti-malarial resistance in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau during 2014 –2017
Large-scale surveillance of molecular markers of anti-malarial drug resistance is an attractive method of resistance monitoring, to complement therapeutic efficacy studies in settings where the latter are logi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sidsel Nag, Johan Ursing, Amabelia Rodrigues, Marina Crespo, Camilla Krogsgaard, Ole Lund, Frank M. Aarestrup, Michael Alifrangis and PouL-Erik Kofoed Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Transmission risk beyond the village: entomological and human factors contributing to residual malaria transmission in an area approaching malaria elimination on the Thailand –Myanmar border
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors advised of two errors present in the article: one concerning two author names and the other missing funding details. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hannah M. Edwards, Patchara Sriwichai, Kirakorn Kirabittir, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Irwin F. Chavez and Jeffrey Hii Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Modelling the relationship between malaria prevalence as a measure of transmission and mortality across age groups
Parasite prevalence has been used widely as a measure of malaria transmission, especially in malaria endemic areas. However, its contribution and relationship to malaria mortality across different age groups h... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sammy Khagayi, Meghna Desai, Nyaguara Amek, Vincent Were, Eric Donald Onyango, Christopher Odero, Kephas Otieno, Godfrey Bigogo, Stephen Munga, Frank Odhiambo, Mary J. Hamel, Simon Kariuki, Aaron M. Samuels, Laurence Slutsker, John Gimnig and Penelope Vou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multiplex serology demonstrate cumulative prevalence and spatial distribution of malaria in Ethiopia
This study descr... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ashenafi Assefa, Ahmed Ali Ahmed, Wakgari Deressa, Heven Sime, Hussein Mohammed, Amha Kebede, Hiwot Solomon, Hiwot Teka, Kevin Gurrala, Brian Matei, Brian Wakeman, G. Glenn Wilson, Ipsita Sinha, Richard J. Maude, Ruth Ashton, Jackie Cook & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of submicroscopic malaria infection in immigrants living in Spain
The importance of submicroscopic malaria infections in high-transmission areas could contribute to maintain the parasite cycle. Regarding non-endemic areas, its importance remains barely understood because par... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Isabel Fradejas, Jos é Miguel Rubio, Ariadna Martín-Díaz, Juan María Herrero-Martínez, José Manuel Ruiz-Giardin, Gerardo Rojo-Marcos, María Velasco, María Calderón-Moreno, José Manuel Azcona-Gutierrez, Francisco Jesús Merino, Belén Andrés Olm Tags: Research Source Type: research

Diagnostic dose determination and efficacy of chlorfenapyr and clothianidin insecticides against Anopheles malaria vector populations of western Kenya
Malaria vector control is dependent on chemical insecticides applied to walls by indoor residual spraying or on long-lasting insecticidal nets. The emergence and spread of insecticide resistance in major malar... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Silas Agumba, John E. Gimnig, Lilian Ogonda, Maurice Ombok, Jackline Kosgei, Stephen Munga, Benard Guyah, Seline Omondi and Eric Ochomo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterizing the molecular and metabolic mechanisms of insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae in Faranah, Guinea
In recent years, the scale-up of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) has greatly reduced malaria transmission. However, malaria remains a global public health concern with... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Caleb Stica, Claire L. Jeffries, Seth R. Irish, Yaya Barry, Denka Camara, Ismael Yansane, Mojca Kristan, Thomas Walker and Louisa A. Messenger Tags: Research Source Type: research

What is community engagement and how can it drive malaria elimination? Case studies and stakeholder interviews
In light of increasing complexity of identifying and treating malaria cases in low transmission settings, operational solutions are needed to increase effective delivery of interventions. Community engagement ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kimberly Baltzell, Kelly Harvard, Marguerite Hanley, Roly Gosling and Ingrid Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Temporal changes in Plasmodium falciparum reticulocyte binding protein homolog 2b (PfRh2b) in Senegal and The Gambia
The Plasmodium falciparum reticulocyte binding protein homolog 2b (PfRh2b) is an important P. falciparum merozoite ligand that mediates invasion of erythrocytes by interacting with a chymotrypsin-sensitive “recep... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Cyrille K. Di édhiou, Rahama A. Moussa, Amy K. Bei, Rachel Daniels, Nasserdine Papa Mze, Daouda Ndiaye, Ngor Faye, Dyann Wirth, Alfred Amambua-Ngwa, Souleymane Mboup and Ambroise D. Ahouidi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatiotemporal epidemiology, environmental correlates, and demography of malaria in Tak Province, Thailand (2012 –2015)
This study aimed to describe and identify possible factors driving the spatiotemporal trends of disease incid... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chris Erwin G. Mercado, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Prayuth Sudathip, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Amnat Khamsiriwatchara, Wirichada Pan-ngum, Surapon Yimsamran, Siam Lawawirojwong, Kevin Ho, Nattwut Ekapirat, Rapeephan R. Maude, Jacher Wiladphaingern, Verena I. Carrara Tags: Research Source Type: research

Changing pattern of the genetic diversities of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 and merozoite surface protein-2 in Myanmar isolates
Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 (PfMSP-1) and -2 (PfMSP-2) are major blood-stage vaccine candidate antigens. Understanding the genetic diversity of the genes, pfmsp-1 and pfmsp-2, is important f... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: H ương Giang Lê, Jung-Mi Kang, Hojong Jun, Jinyoung Lee, Thị Lam Thái, Moe Kyaw Myint, Khin Saw Aye, Woon-Mok Sohn, Ho-Joon Shin, Tong-Soo Kim and Byoung-Kuk Na Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of fixed dose artemether/lumefantrine products in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia
Malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum is among the major public health problems in most endemic areas of the world. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has been recommended as a fir... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sileshi Belew, Sultan Suleman, Tesfaye Mohammed, Yimer Mekonnen, Markos Duguma, Henok Teshome, Bikila Bayisa, Evelien Wynendaele, Matthias D ’Hondt, Luc Duchateau and Bart De Spiegeleer Tags: Research Source Type: research

In vitro and in vivo characterization of anti-malarial acylphenoxazine derivatives prepared from basic blue 3
Basic blue 3 is a promising anti-malarial lead compound based on the π-delocalized lipophilic cation hypothesis. Its derivatives with nitrogen atoms bonded to carbon atoms at the 3- and 7-positions on the phen... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Takahiro Tougan, Kazunori Takahashi, Mayumi Ikegami-Kawai, Masako Horiuchi, Shiho Mori, Maiko Hosoi, Toshihiro Horii, Masataka Ihara and Masayoshi Tsubuki Tags: Research Source Type: research

“We were afraid of the lion that has roared next to us”; community response to reactive focal mass drug administration for malaria in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)
Reactive focal mass drug administration (rfMDA), or presumptive treatment without malaria testing of household members and neighbours of a passively identified malaria case, is currently being explored as a po... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kimberly A. Baltzell, Alysse Maglior, Khaya Bangu, Nontokozo Mngadi, Lisa M. Prach, Brooke Whittemore, Nyasatu Ntshalintshali, Manik Saini, Nomcebo Dlamini, Simon Kunene and Michelle S. Hsiang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Targeting remaining pockets of malaria transmission in Kenya to hasten progress towards national elimination goals: an assessment of prevalence and risk factors in children from the Lake endemic region
With an overall decline of malaria incidence, elimination of malaria is gradually becoming the next target for many of countries affected by the disease. In Kenya the national malaria control strategy is aimin... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ismail Mahat Bashir, Nancy Nyakoe and Marianne van der Sande Tags: Research Source Type: research

A non-lethal malarial infection results in reduced drug metabolizing enzyme expression and drug clearance in mice
Given the central importance of anti-malarial drugs in the treatment of malaria, there is a need to understand the effect of Plasmodium infection on the broad spectrum of drug metabolizing enzymes. Previous studi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sylvie M. Mimche, Choon-myung Lee, Ken H. Liu, Patrice N. Mimche, R. Donald Harvey, Thomas J. Murphy, Beatrice A. Nyagode, Dean P. Jones, Tracey J. Lamb and Edward T. Morgan Tags: Research Source Type: research