Primaquine –quinoxaline 1,4-di-N-oxide hybrids with action on the exo-erythrocytic forms of Plasmodium induce their effect by the production of reactive oxygen species
The challenge in anti-malarial chemotherapy is based on the emergence of resistance to drugs and the search for medicines against all stages of the life cycle of Plasmodium spp. as a therapeutic target. Nowadays,... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Leonardo Bonilla-Ram írez, Silvia Galiano, Miguel Quiliano, Ignacio Aldana and Adriana Pabón Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria situation in Iran: 2002 –2017
This study aimed to review the ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hassan Vatandoost, Ahmad Raeisi, Abedin Saghafipour, Fatemeh Nikpour and Jalil Nejati Tags: Research Source Type: research

A community-based education programme to reduce insecticide exposure from indoor residual spraying in Limpopo, South Africa
Indoor residual spraying (IRS), the coating of interior walls of houses with insecticides, is common in malaria-endemic areas. While important in malaria control, IRS potentially exposes residents to harmful i... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Brenda Eskenazi, David I. Levine, Stephen Rauch, Muvhulawa Obida, Madelein Crause, Riana Bornman and Jonathan Chevrier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical expression and antigenic profiles of a Plasmodium vivax vaccine candidate: merozoite surface protein 7 (PvMSP-7)
Vivax malaria is the predominant form of malaria outside Africa, affecting about 14 million people worldwide, with about 2.5 billion people exposed. Development of a Plasmodium vivax vaccine is a priority, and me... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chew Weng Cheng, Somchai Jongwutiwes, Chaturong Putaporntip and Andrew P. Jackson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the residual efficacy of indoor residual spraying with bendiocarb (FICAM WP 80) in six health districts in Senegal
From 2011 to 2014, an indoor residual spray (IRS) programme for malaria vectors control was implemented in six health districts in Senegal. The main objective of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Cheikh Lo, Abdoulaye Kane Dia, Ibrahima Dia, El Hadji Amadou Niang, Lassana Konat é and Ousmane Faye Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: How far is the journey before malaria is knocked out in Zimbabwe: results of the malaria indicator survey 2016
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors of the article flagged that their article had gone to publishing with an error in the title. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Busisani Dube, Joseph Mberikunashe, Patience Dhliwayo, Andrew Tangwena, Gerald Shambira, Anderson Chimusoro, Munashe Madinga and Brighton Gambinga Tags: Correction Source Type: research

An improved nucleic acid extraction method from dried blood spots for amplification of Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 for detection of artemisinin resistance
Mutational analysis of the Plasmodium falciparum kelch 13 (k13) gene is routinely performed to track the emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance. Surveillance of resistance markers has been impeded by the ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kayvan Zainabadi, Myaing M. Nyunt and Christopher V. Plowe Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

A retrospective analysis on the transmission of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax: the case of Adama City, East Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia
Malaria is more often considered a problem of the rural poor and the disease has been overlooked in urban settings for centuries due to the assumption that economic development in urban areas results in better... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Temesgen File, Hunduma Dinka and Lemu Golassa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface antigen-specific cytophilic IgG and control of malaria infection in a Beninese birth cohort
Substantial evidence indicates that cytophilic IgG responses to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens play a role in protection from malaria. The specific targets mediating immunity remain unclear. Evaluating ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rafiou Adamou, C élia Dechavanne, Ibrahim Sadissou, Tania d’Almeida, Aziz Bouraima, Paulin Sonon, Roukiyath Amoussa, Gilles Cottrell, Agnès Le Port, Michael Theisen, Edmond J. Remarque, Shirley Longacre, Kabirou Moutairou, Achille Massougbodji, Adrian Tags: Research Source Type: research

The contribution of non-malarial febrile illness co-infections to Plasmodium falciparum case counts in health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa
The disease burden of Plasmodium falciparum malaria illness is generally estimated using one of two distinct approaches: either by transforming P. falciparum infection prevalence estimates into incidence estimate... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 11, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ursula Dalrymple, Ewan Cameron, Rohan Arambepola, Katherine E. Battle, Elisabeth G. Chestnutt, Suzanne H. Keddie, Katherine A. Twohig, Daniel A. Pfeffer, Harry S. Gibson, Daniel J. Weiss, Samir Bhatt and Peter W. Gething Tags: Research Source Type: research

Can ITN distribution policies increase children ’s ITN use? A DHS analysis
Insecticide-treated nets (ITN) have largely been distributed via mass distribution campaigns. Since 2011, however, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended additional ITN distribution via routine an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 8, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Katherine Theiss-Nyland, Jo Lines and Paul Fine Tags: Research Source Type: research

Setting the scene and generating evidence for malaria elimination in Southern Mozambique
Mozambique has historically been one of the countries with the highest malaria burden in the world. Starting in the 1960s, malaria control efforts were intensified in the southern region of the country, especi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Pedro Aide, Baltazar Candrinho, Beatriz Galatas, Kh átia Munguambe, Caterina Guinovart, Fabião Luis, Alfredo Mayor, Krijn Paaijmans, Lucía Fernández-Montoya, Laia Cirera, Quique Bassat, Sonia Mocumbi, Clara Menéndez, Delino Nhalungo, Ariel Nhacolo, R Tags: Review Source Type: research

Social norms, misperceptions, and mosquito net use: a population-based, cross-sectional study in rural Uganda
Mosquito net use is an essential part of malaria prevention. Although previous research has shown that many people sleep under a mosquito net in endemic areas, it is unknown whether people underestimate how co... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jessica M. Perkins, Paul Krezanoski, Sae Takada, Bernard Kakuhikire, Vincent Batwala, Alexander C. Tsai, Nicholas A. Christakis and David R. Bangsberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

The acquisition of long-lived memory B cell responses to merozoite surface protein-8 in individuals with Plasmodium vivax infection
The ability of a malaria antigen to induce effective, long-lasting immune responses is important for the development of a protective malaria vaccine. Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-8 (PvMSP8) has been... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 31, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Piyawan Kochayoo, Natthapon Kittisenachai, Siriruk Changrob, Kittikorn Wangriatisak, Fauzi Muh, Patchanee Chootong and Eun-Taek Han Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using mid-infrared spectroscopy and supervised machine-learning to identify vertebrate blood meals in the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis
The propensity of different Anopheles mosquitoes to bite humans instead of other vertebrates influences their capacity to transmit pathogens to humans. Unfortunately, determining proportions of mosquitoes that ha... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Emmanuel P. Mwanga, Salum A. Mapua, Doreen J. Siria, Halfan S. Ngowo, Francis Nangacha, Joseph Mgando, Francesco Baldini, Mario Gonz ález Jiménez, Heather M. Ferguson, Klaas Wynne, Prashanth Selvaraj, Simon A. Babayan and Fredros O. Okumu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Novel sporozoite-based ELISpot assay to assess frequency of parasite-specific B cells after vaccination with irradiated sporozoites
Whole parasite vaccination is an efficacious strategy to induce sterile immunity and to prevent malaria transmission. Understanding the mechanism and response of immune cells to vaccines plays a critical role ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tanmaya Atre, Tanisha M. Robinson, Tatyana Savransky, Sheetij Dutta, Judith E. Epstein and Elke S. Bergmann-Leitner Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Correction to: The polymorphism and geographical distribution of knockdown resistance of adult Anopheles sinensis populations in eastern China
Please be advised that since publication of the original article [1] the authors have flagged that they omitted to provide the up-to-date version of Fig. 1 and, as such, the wrong version of Fig. 1 is present ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Wei-Long Tan, Chun-Xiao Li, Rui-Chen Lv, Yan-De Dong, Xiao-Xia Guo, Dan Xing, Ming-hao Zhou, Yan Xu, Hong-liang Chu, Gang Wang, Chang-qiang Zhu, Jun Sun and Tong-Yan Zhao Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Correction to: Ten years malaria trend at Arjo-Didessa sugar development site and its vicinity, Southwest Ethiopia: a retrospective study
Following publication of the original article [1], it came to the authors ’ attention that unfortunately the last name of one of the authors is spelled incorrectly in the published article. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dawit Hawaria, Hallelujah Getachew, Guofa Zhou, Assalif Demissew, Kasahun Habitamu, Beka Raya, Ming-Chieh Lee, Delenasaw Yewhalaw and Guiyun Yan Tags: Correction Source Type: research

A subnational profiling analysis reveals regional differences as the main predictor of ITN ownership and use in Nigeria
To reduce the malaria burden in Nigeria, the country is scaling up prevention and treatment interventions, especially household ownership and use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs). Nevertheless, large gaps re... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Andrew Andrada, Samantha Herrera, Uwem Inyang, Audu Bala Mohammed, Perpetua Uhomoibhi and Yazoum é Yé Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of artemether –lumefantrine as treatment for Plasmodium falciparum uncomplicated malaria in adult patients on efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: 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. Artemether –lumefantrine (AL) is the most commonly used AC... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Clifford G. Banda, Mike Chaponda, Mavuto Mukaka, Modest Mulenga, Sebastian Hachizovu, Jean B. Kabuya, Joyce Mulenga, Jay Sikalima, Linda Kalilani-Phiri, Dianne J. Terlouw, Saye H. Khoo, David G. Lalloo and Victor Mwapasa Tags: Research Source Type: research

High Plasmodium infection and multiple insecticide resistance in a major malaria vector Anopheles coluzzii from Sahel of Niger Republic
Information on insecticide resistance and the mechanisms driving it in the major malaria vectors is grossly lacking in Niger Republic, thus hindering control efforts. To facilitate evidence-based malaria contr... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sulaiman S. Ibrahim, Muhammad M. Mukhtar, Helen Irving, Rabiou Labbo, Michael O. Kusimo, Izamn é Mahamadou and Charles S. Wondji Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of combining indoor residual spraying and long-lasting insecticidal nets on Anopheles arabiensis in Ethiopia: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial
Indoor residual house spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are the key front-line malaria vector interventions against Anopheles arabiensis, the sole primary malaria vector in Ethiopia. Unive... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Oljira Kenea, Meshesha Balkew, Habte Tekie, Wakgari Deressa, Eskindir Loha, Bernt Lindtj ørn and Hans J. Overgaard Tags: Research Source Type: research

A cluster of the first reported Plasmodium ovale spp. infections in Peru occuring among returning UN peace-keepers, a review of epidemiology, prevention and diagnostic challenges in nonendemic regions
Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri are regarded as less virulent forms of malaria with a geographic distribution including Southeast Asia, Central and West Africa, and is increasingly reporte... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rosio I. Guerra, Marianela Ore, Hugo O. Valdivia, Danett K. Bishop, Mariana Ramos, Christopher N. Mores and Wesley R. Campbell Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Insecticide resistance profiles of Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Togo and genetic mechanisms involved, during 3-year survey: is there any need for resistance management?
This study provides temporal data ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Adjovi D. Amoudji, Koffi M. Ahadji-Dabla, Aristide Sawdetuo Hien, Yawo Georges Ap étogbo, Bienvenu Yaméogo, Diloma Dieudonné Soma, Rabila Bamogo, Rachid Tinah Atcha-Oubou, Roch Kounbobr Dabiré and Guillaume Koffivi Ketoh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Role of malaria partners in malaria elimination in Armenia
Malaria control and preventive activities in the countries of the World Health Organization Region for Europe (WHO/EUR) were strengthened within the framework of the Regional Roll Back Malaria strategy adopted... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Vladimir A. Davidyants, Anatoly V. Kondrashin, Artavazd V. Vanyan, Lola F. Morozova, Natalia A. Turbabina, Ekaterina V. Stepanova, Maria S. Maksimova and Evgeny N. Morozov Tags: Case study Source Type: research

Assessing malaria risk at night-time venues in a low-transmission setting: a time-location sampling study in Zambezi, Namibia
Identifying efficient and effective strategies to reach and monitor populations at greatest risk of malaria in low-transmission settings is a key challenge for malaria elimination. In Namibia ’s Zambezi Region,... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jerry O. Jacobson, Jennifer L. Smith, Carmen Cueto, Mukosha Chisenga, Kathryn Roberts, Michelle Hsiang, Roly Gosling, Davis Mumbengegwi and Adam Bennett Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of Plasmodium homocircumflexum virulence in experimentally infected passerine birds
Avian malaria parasites (genus Plasmodium) are cosmopolitan and some species cause severe pathologies or even mortality in birds, yet their virulence remains fragmentally investigated. Understanding mechanisms an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mikas Ilg ūnas, Dovilė Bukauskaitė, Vaidas Palinauskas, Tatjana Iezhova, Karin Fragner, Elena Platonova, Herbert Weissenböck and Gediminas Valkiūnas Tags: Research Source Type: research

The current distribution and characterization of the L1014F resistance allele of the kdr gene in three malaria vectors (Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles coluzzii, Anopheles arabiensis) in Benin (West Africa)
The fight against malaria faces various biological obstacles, including the resistance of parasites to anti-malarial drugs and the resistance of mosquito vectors to insecticides. The resistance of Anopheles gambi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Come Z. Koukpo, Ars ène Jacques Y. H. Fassinou, Razaki A. Ossè, Fiacre R. Agossa, Arthur Sovi, Wilfrid T. Sewadé, Sidick Aboubakar, Bénoît S. Assogba, Martin C. Akogbeto and Michel Sezonlin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria impact on cognitive function of children in a peri-urban community in the Brazilian Amazon
In Latin America, where Plasmodium vivax malaria is more prevalent, it is known that this species plays an important role in the sustainability of transmission, and can have an impact on morbidity in terms of ana... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 16, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Raquel Tapaj ós, Daniel Castro, Gisely Melo, Seyi Balogun, Mark James, Rockson Pessoa, Anne Almeida, Mônica Costa, Rosemary Pinto, Bernardino Albuquerque, Wuelton Monteiro, José Braga, Marcus Lacerda and Maria Paula Mourão Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Frozen blood clots can be used for the diagnosis of distinct Plasmodium species in man and non-human primates from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Following publication of the original article [1], it was flagged that one of the authors (Anielle de Pina Costa) is missing an affiliation in the article. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Filipe Vieira Santos de Abreu, Larissa Rodrigues Gomes, Aline Rosa Lavigne Mello, Cesare Bianco-J únior, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Edmilson dos Santos, Danilo Simonini Teixeira, Patrícia Brasil, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira Tags: Correction Source Type: research

A case of Plasmodium malariae recurrence: recrudescence or reinfection?
Plasmodium malariae is the most neglected of the six human malaria species and it is still unknown which is the mechanism underlying the long latency of this Plasmodium. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Romualdo Grande, Spinello Antinori, Luca Meroni, Michela Menegon and Carlo Severini Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Severe malaria management: current situation, challenges and lessons learned from Gezira State, Sudan
The present study aimed to evaluate the management of severe malaria at Gezira State hospitals in Sudan by assessing hospital readiness, health care provider knowledge and the care received by severe malaria p... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fahad A. Elnour, Mohammed E. A. Alagib, Devendra Bansal, Elmoubasher Abu Baker Abd Farag and Elfatih M. Malik Tags: Research Source Type: research

How far is the journey before malaria is knocked out malaria in Zimbabwe: results of the malaria indicator survey 2016
Zimbabwe conducts Malaria Indicator Surveys after 3 years and Demographic and Health Surveys to track the impact of malaria interventions. The last one to be conducted was in 2016 and had set an aim aimed to c... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Busisani Dube, Joseph Mberikunashe, Patience Dhliwayo, Andrew Tangwena, Gerald Shambira, Anderson Chimusoro, Munashe Madinga and Brighton Gambinga Tags: Research Source Type: research

Barriers in distribution, ownership and utilization of insecticide-treated mosquito nets among migrant population in Myanmar, 2016: a mixed methods study
Sleeping under insecticide-treated mosquito nets/long-lasting insecticidal nets (ITNs/LLINs henceforth referred to as ITNs) is one of the core interventions recommended by the World Health Organization to redu... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shwe Yi Linn, Thae Maung Maung, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Hemant Deepak Shewade, Swai Mon Oo, Zaw Linn and Aung Thi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Autodissemination of pyriproxyfen suppresses stable populations of Anopheles arabiensis under semi-controlled settings
Autodissemination of pyriproxyfen (PPF), i.e. co-opting adult female mosquitoes to transfer the insect growth regulator, pyriproxyfen (PPF) to their aquatic habitats has been demonstrated for Aedes and Anopheles ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dickson Lwetoijera, Samson Kiware, Fredros Okumu, Gregor J. Devine and Silas Majambere Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria prevention in the city of Yaound é: knowledge and practices of urban dwellers
Malaria prevention in Cameroon mainly relies on the use of ITNs. Although several free distribution campaigns of treated nets have been conducted across the country, bed net usage remains very low. A household... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abdou Talipouo, Carmene S. Ngadjeu, Patricia Doumbe-Belisse, Landre Djamouko-Djonkam, Nadege Sonhafouo-Chiana, Edmond Kopya, Roland Bamou, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Sylvain Woromogo, Sevilor Kekeunou, Charles S. Wondji and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anopheline species composition and the 1014F-genotype in different ecological settings of Burkina Faso in relation to malaria transmission
A three-year longitudinal study was conducted in four sentinel sites from different ecological settings in Burkina Faso, between 2008 and 2010 to identify longitudinal changes in insecticide resistance within Ano... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 8, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alphonse Traor é, Athanase Badolo, Moussa W. Guelbeogo, Antoine Sanou, Mafalda Viana, Luca Nelli, Soumanaba Zongo, Hyacinthe K. Toé, Alfred S. Traoré, Hilary Ranson and N’Falé Sagnon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use cases for genetic epidemiology in malaria elimination
While traditional epidemiological approaches have supported significant reductions in malaria incidence across many countries, higher resolution information about local and regional malaria epidemiology will b... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ronit Dalmat, Brienna Naughton, Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett, Jennifer Slyker and Erin M. Stuckey Tags: Review Source Type: research

The polymorphism and geographical distribution of knockdown resistance of adult Anopheles sinensis populations in eastern China
Anopheles sinensis is one of the major malaria vectors in China and other southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand. Vector control is considered to be the critical measure for malaria cont... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Wei-Long Tan, Chun-Xiao Li, Rui-Chen Lv, Yan-De Dong, Xiao-Xia Guo, Dan Xing, Ming-hao Zhou, Yan Xu, Hong-liang Chu, Gang Wang, Chang-qiang Zhu, Jun Sun and Tong-Yan Zhao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Synergy and timing: a concurrent mass medical campaign predicted to augment indoor residual spraying for malaria
Control programmes for high burden countries are tasked with charting effective multi-year strategies for malaria control within significant resource constraints. Synergies between different control tools, in ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Richard C. Elliott, David L. Smith and Dorothy C. Echodu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Excess risk of preterm birth with periconceptional iron supplementation in a malaria endemic area: analysis of secondary data on birth outcomes in a double blind randomized controlled safety trial in Burkina Faso
Iron supplementation before a first pregnancy may improve the future health of mother and baby by reducing maternal anaemia. Iron supplementation could, however, increase malaria infections, notably in primigr... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Bernard Brabin, Sabine Gies, Stephen A. Roberts, Salou Diallo, Olga M. Lompo, Adama Kazienga, Loretta Brabin, Sayouba Ouedraogo and Halidou Tinto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of malaria services offered in public health facilities in three provinces of Mozambique: a cross-sectional study
This study evaluated the quality of malaria ser... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Baltazar Candrinho, Mateusz M. Plucinski, James M. Colborn, Mariana da Silva, Guidion Mathe, Mercia Dimene, Ana Rita Chico, Ana Christina Castel-Branco, Frederico Brito, Marcel Andela, Gabriel Ponce de Leon, Abuchahama Saifodine and Rose Zulliger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing sequence and structure of falcipains and human homologs at prodomain and catalytic active site for malarial peptide based inhibitor design
Falcipains are major cysteine proteases of Plasmodium falciparum involved in haemoglobin degradation and remain attractive anti-malarial drug targets. Several inhibitors against these proteases have been identifi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Thommas Mutemi Musyoka, Joyce Njoki Njuguna and Özlem Tastan Bishop Tags: Research Source Type: research

Designing malaria surveillance strategies for mobile and migrant populations in Nepal: a mixed-methods study
As malaria cases have declined throughout Nepal, imported cases comprise an increasing share of the remaining malaria caseload, yet how to effectively target mobile and migrant populations (MMPs) at greatest r... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 3, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jennifer L. Smith, Prakash Ghimire, Komal Raj Rijal, Alysse Maglior, Sara Hollis, Ricardo Andrade-Pacheco, Garib Das Thakur, Nabaraj Adhikari, Upendra Thapa Shrestha, Megha Raj Banjara, Bibek Kumar Lal, Jerry O. Jacobson and Adam Bennett Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evidence of asymptomatic submicroscopic malaria in low transmission areas in Belaga district, Kapit division, Sarawak, Malaysia
Malaysia has declared its aim to eliminate malaria with a goal of achieving zero local transmission by the year 2020. However, targeting the human reservoir of infection, including those with asymptomatic infe... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Adela Ida Jiram, Choo Huck Ooi, Jos é Miguel Rubio, Shamilah Hisam, Govindarajoo Karnan, Nurnadiah Mohd Sukor, Mohd Mafie Artic, Nor Parina Ismail and Nor Wahida Alias Tags: Research Source Type: research

Species composition, seasonal abundance and distribution of potential anopheline vectors in a malaria endemic area of Iran: field assessment for malaria elimination
Despite decreases in incidence, malaria remains a major public health challenge in south and southeast Iran, where vector control is considered one of the main strategies for elimination of the disease. The ef... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alireza Sanei-Dehkordi, Moussa Soleimani-Ahmadi, Seyed Aghil Jaberhashemi and Mehdi Zare Tags: Research Source Type: research

Regulation of Plasmodium sporozoite motility by formulation components
The protective efficacy of the most promising malaria whole-parasite based vaccine candidates critically depends on the parasite ’s potential to migrate in the human host. Key components of the parasite motilit... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - May 2, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Clarize M. de Korne, Luuk T. Lageschaar, Matthias N. van Oosterom, Els Baalbergen, Beatrice M. F. Winkel, Severine C. Chevalley-Maurel, Aldrik H. Velders, Blandine M. D. Franke-Fayard, Fijs W. B. van Leeuwen and Meta Roestenberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing the new Ifakara Ambient Chamber Test with WHO cone and tunnel tests for bioefficacy and non-inferiority testing of insecticide-treated nets
Insecticide-treated net (ITN) durability, measured through physical integrity and bioefficacy, must be accurately assessed in order to plan the timely replacement of worn out nets and guide procurement of long... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dennis J. Massue, Lena M. Lorenz, Jason D. Moore, Watson S. Ntabaliba, Samuel Ackerman, Zawadi M. Mboma, William N. Kisinza, Emmanuel Mbuba, Selemani Mmbaga, John Bradley, Hans J. Overgaard and Sarah J. Moore Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Ribosomal and non-ribosomal PCR targets for the detection of low-density and mixed malaria infections
The unexpected high proportion of submicroscopic malaria infections in areas with low transmission intensity challenges the control and elimination of malaria in the Americas. The current PCR-based assays pres... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lara Cotta Amaral, Daniela Rocha Robortella, Luiz Felipe Ferreira Guimar ães, Jean Ezequiel Limongi, Cor Jesus Fernandes Fontes, Dhelio Batista Pereira, Cristiana Ferreira Alves de Brito, Flora Satiko Kano, Taís Nóbrega de Sousa and Luzia Helena Carval Tags: Research Source Type: research

Two cases of long-lasting, sub-microscopic Plasmodium malariae infections in adults from coastal Tanzania
Malaria is endemic in Tanzania with majority of clinical cases caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Additionally, Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale spp. are also present and clinical manifestations caused by t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tobias Schindler, Said Jongo, Fabian Studer, Maximilian Mpina, Grace Mwangoka, Sarah Mswata, Kamaka Ramadhani, Julian Sax, L. W. Preston Church, Thomas L. Richie, Marcel Tanner, Stephen L. Hoffman, Salim Abdulla and Claudia Daubenberger Tags: Case report Source Type: research