On the survival of 48 h Plasmodium vivax Aotus monkey-derived ex vivo cultures: the role of leucocytes filtration and chemically defined lipid concentrate media supplementation
Filtration of leukocytes (WBCs) is a standard practice of malaria ex vivo cultures. To date, few studies have considered the effect of filtration or the lack thereof on the survival of Plasmodium vivax ex vivo cu... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nicanor Obald ía III and Marlon Nuñez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Stocking pattern for anti-malarial medications among proprietary patent medicine vendors in Akinyele Local Government Area, Ibadan, Nigeria
Policymakers have recognized that proprietary patent medicine vendors (PPMVs) can provide an opportunity for effective scaling up of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) since they constitute a major so... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mary Y. Kodaolu, Adeniyi F. Fagbamigbe and IkeOluwapo O. Ajayi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Measuring ventilation in different typologies of rural Gambian houses: a pilot experimental study
This study explored way... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jakob B. Knudsen, Margaret Pinder, Ebrima Jatta, Musa Jawara, Mahamed A. Yousuf, Amalie T. S øndergaard and Steve W. Lindsay Tags: Research Source Type: research

Global prevalence and mortality of severe Plasmodium malariae infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Severe complications among patients with Plasmodium malariae infection are rare. This is the first systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrating the global prevalence and mortality of severe P. malariae infec... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manas Kotepui, Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui, Giovanni D. Milanez and Frederick R. Masangkay Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use of a NAT-based assay to improve the surveillance system and prevent transfusion-transmitted malaria in blood banks
Malaria can be transmitted by blood transfusion through donations collected from asymptomatic donors. Transfusion-transmitted malaria (TTM) poses a great risk to blood services worldwide. A good screening tool... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Daniele Rocha, Gisely Cardoso de Melo, Jos é Marcelo Hipólito Carneiro, Marisa Ribeiro, Sthefanie Ribeiro, Daniela Tupy de Godoy, Anne Cristine Gomes de Almeida, Elisabete Ferreira de Andrade, Cláudia Maria de Moura Abrahim, Nelson Abrahim Fraiji, Anto Tags: Research Source Type: research

“After those nets are torn, most people use them for other purposes”: an examination of alternative bed net use in western Kenya
Alternative long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) use for purposes other than sleeping protection from mosquitoes is widely debated as a limitation to successful malaria control efforts, yet rarely rigorously s... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ellen M. Santos, Jenna E. Coalson, Stephen Munga, Maurice Agawo, Elizabeth T. Jacobs, Yann C. Klimentidis, Mary H. Hayden and Kacey C. Ernst Tags: Research Source Type: research

Endemic Burkitt lymphoma: a complication of asymptomatic malaria in sub-Saharan Africa based on published literature and primary data from Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya
Endemic Burkitt lymphoma (eBL) is an aggressive B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated with antigenic stimulation from Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Whether eBL risk is related to malaria parasite density is unk... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lawrence S. Redmond, Martin D. Ogwang, Patrick Kerchan, Steven J. Reynolds, Constance N. Tenge, Pamela A. Were, Robert T. Kuremu, Nestory Masalu, Esther Kawira, Isaac Otim, Ismail D. Legason, Herry Dhudha, Leona W. Ayers, Kishor Bhatia, James J. Goedert a Tags: Research Source Type: research

Implementing parasite genotyping into national surveillance frameworks: feedback from control programmes and researchers in the Asia –Pacific region
The Asia –Pacific region faces formidable challenges in achieving malaria elimination by the proposed target in 2030. Molecular surveillance of Plasmodium parasites can provide important information on malaria tra... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rintis Noviyanti, Olivo Miotto, Alyssa Barry, Jutta Marfurt, Sasha Siegel, Nguyen Thuy-Nhien, Huynh Hong Quang, Nancy Dian Anggraeni, Ferdinand Laihad, Yaobao Liu, Maria Endang Sumiwi, Hidayat Trimarsanto, Farah Coutrier, Nadia Fadila, Najia Ghanchi, Fate Tags: Meeting report Source Type: research

Piperaquine resistant Cambodian Plasmodium falciparum clinical isolates: in vitro genotypic and phenotypic characterization
High rates of dihydroartemisinin –piperaquine (DHA–PPQ) treatment failures have been documented for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum in Cambodia. The genetic markers plasmepsin 2 (pfpm2), exonuclease (pfexo) an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nonlawat Boonyalai, Brian A. Vesely, Chatchadaporn Thamnurak, Chantida Praditpol, Watcharintorn Fagnark, Kirakarn Kirativanich, Piyaporn Saingam, Chaiyaporn Chaisatit, Paphavee Lertsethtakarn, Panita Gosi, Worachet Kuntawunginn, Pattaraporn Vanachayangkul Tags: Research Source Type: research

Peer supervision experiences of drug sellers in a rural district in East-Central Uganda: a qualitative study
Support supervision improves performance outcomes among health workers. However, the national professional guidelines for new licenses and renewal for Class C drug shops in Uganda prescribe self-supervision of... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 25, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Arthur Bagonza, Henry Wamani, Stefan Peterson, Andreas M årtensson, Milton Mutto, David Musoke, Freddy Eric Kitutu, David Mukanga, Linda Gibson and Phyllis Awor Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical trials to assess adjuvant therapeutics for severe malaria
Despite potent anti-malarial treatment, mortality rates associated with severe falciparum malaria remain high. To attempt to improve outcome, several trials have assessed a variety of potential adjunctive ther... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rosauro Varo, Clara Erice, Sydney Johnson, Quique Bassat and Kevin C. Kain Tags: Opinion Source Type: research

Long-term transmission patterns and public health policies leading to malaria elimination in Panam á
The present study provides a countrywide perspective of the malaria situation in Panam á over a long-term framework, with the purpose of identifying historical malaria resurgence events and their potential causes. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lisbeth Hurtado, Alberto Cumbrera, Chystrie Rigg, Milixa Perea, Ana Mar ía Santamaría, Luis Fernando Chaves, Dianik Moreno, Luis Romero, Jose Lasso, Lorenzo Caceres, Azael Saldaña and Jose E. Calzada Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pathophysiology and neurologic sequelae of cerebral malaria
Cerebral malaria (CM), results from Plasmodium falciparum infection, and has a high mortality rate. CM survivors can retain life-long post CM sequelae, including seizures and neurocognitive deficits profoundly af... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nicoline Schiess, Andres Villabona-Rueda, Karissa E. Cottier, Katherine Huether, James Chipeta and Monique F. Stins Tags: Review Source Type: research

Predictors of health workers ’ knowledge about artesunate-based severe malaria treatment recommendations in government and faith-based hospitals in Kenya
Health workers ’ knowledge deficiencies about artesunate-based severe malaria treatment recommendations have been reported. However, predictors of the treatment knowledge have not been examined. In this paper, ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Beatrice Machini, Dejan Zurovac, Beatrice Amboko, Lucas Malla, Robert W. Snow, Hillary Kipruto and Thomas N. O. Achia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantifying flight aptitude variation in wild Anopheles gambiae in order to identify long-distance migrants
In the West African Sahel, mosquito reproduction is halted during the 5 –7 month-long dry season, due to the absence of surface waters required for larval development. However, recent studies have suggested tha... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Roy Faiman, Alpha S. Yaro, Moussa Diallo, Adama Dao, Samake Djibril, Zana L. Sanogo, Margery Sullivan, Asha Krishna, Benjamin J. Krajacich and Tovi Lehmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characteristics of imported Plasmodium ovale spp. and Plasmodium malariae in Hubei Province, China, 2014 –2018
There have been an increasing number of imported cases of malaria in Hubei Province in recent years. In particular, the number of cases of Plasmodium ovale spp. and Plasmodium malariae significantly increased, wh... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jing Xia, Dongni Wu, Lingcong Sun, Hong Zhu, Kaijie Li, Juan Zhang, Wen Lin, Lun Wan, Huaxun Zhang and Si Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

The fabric of life: what if mosquito nets were durable and widely available but insecticide-free?
Bed nets are the commonest malaria prevention tool and arguably the most cost-effective. Their efficacy is because they prevent mosquito bites (a function of physical durability and integrity), and kill mosqui... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fredros Okumu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Commentary in reply to a publication on Plasmodium falciparum pre-erythrocytic stage vaccine development
We have read the publication of Molina-Franky and colleagues on Plasmodium falciparum pre-erythrocytic stage vaccine development (Malaria Journal, 2020;19:56). The commentary revises some of their statements on t... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fran çois P. Roman, Margherita Coccia and Lode Schuerman Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Malaria Test, Treat and Track policy implementation in Angola: a retrospective study to assess the progress achieved after 4 years of programme implementation
Malaria is one of the main causes of death in Angola, particularly among children under 5 years of age. An essential means to improve the situation is with strong malaria case management; this includes diagnos... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sergio C. Lopes, Rukaaka Mugizi, Jo ão Esteves Pires, Fernando David, José Martins, Pedro Rafael Dimbu, Filomeno Fortes, Joana Rosário and Richard Allan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evolution of insecticide resistance and its mechanisms in Anopheles stephensi in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
While Iran is on the path to eliminating malaria, the disease with 4.9 million estimated cases and 9300 estimated deaths in 2018 remains a serious health problem in the World Health Organization (WHO) Eastern ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ahmadali Enayati, Ahmad Ali Hanafi-Bojd, Mohammad Mehdi Sedaghat, Morteza Zaim and Janet Hemingway Tags: Research Source Type: research

Several Plasmodium vivax relapses after correct primaquine treatment in a patient with impaired cytochrome P450 2D6 function
Plasmodium vivax malaria is characterized by the presence of dormant liver-stage parasites, called hypnozoites, which can cause malaria relapses after an initial attack. Primaquine, which targets liver hypnozoite... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alexandra Martin Ram írez, Carlos Lombardia González, Tamara Soler Maniega, Ángela Gutierrez Liarte, Diego Domingo García, Marta Lanza Suárez, María Josefa Bernal Fernández and José Miguel Rubio Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2 diversity in Ghana
In the absence of microscopy, Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich proteins 2 (PfHRP2)-based rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are recommended for the diagnosis of falciparum malaria, particularly in endemic regions.... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Otchere Addai-Mensah, Bismarck Dinko, Mark Noagbe, Selassie Louis Ameke, Max Efui Annani-Akollor, Eddie-Williams Owiredu, Kofi Mensah, Richmond Tackie, Eliezer Togbe, Comfort Agyare-Kwabi, Charles Gyasi, Constance Adu-Gyamfi and Alexander Yaw Debrah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of pesticide usage in agriculture in rural Tanzania call for integrating agricultural and public health practices in managing insecticide-resistance in malaria vectors
Unrestricted use of pesticides in agriculture is likely to increase insecticide resistance in mosquito vectors. Unfortunately, strategies for managing insecticide resistance in agriculture and public health se... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Nancy S. Matowo, Marcel Tanner, Givemore Munhenga, Salum A. Mapua, Marceline Finda, J ürg Utzinger, Vera Ngowi and Fredros O. Okumu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plasmodium falciparum genetic factors rather than host factors are likely to drive resistance to ACT in Ghana
Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) partner drugs, currently used in Ghana are lumefantrine, amodiaquine and piperaquine. Plasmodium falciparum isolates with reduced susceptibility to these partner drugs ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Peter Hodoameda, Nancy Odurowah Duah-Quashie, Charles Oheneba Hagan, Sena Matrevi, Benjamin Abuaku, Kwadwo Koram and Neils Ben Quashie Tags: Research Source Type: research

Electrocardiographic safety evaluation of extended artemether-lumefantrine treatment in patients with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania
Extended artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria with already existing drug regimens, such as artemether-lumefantrine, might be effective in tackli... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lwidiko E. Mhamilawa, Sven Wikstr öm, Bruno P. Mmbando, Billy Ngasala and Andreas Mårtensson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Polymorphisms in Plasmodium vivax antifolate resistance markers in Afghanistan between 2007 and 2017
Plasmodium vivax is the predominant Plasmodium species in Afghanistan. National guidelines recommend the combination of chloroquine and primaquine (CQ-PQ) for radical treatment of P. vivax malaria. Artesunate in ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kasama Rakmark, Ghulam R. Awab, Jureeporn Duanguppama, Usa Boonyuen, Arjen M. Dondorp and Mallika Imwong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mass testing and treatment for malaria followed by weekly fever screening, testing and treatment in Northern Senegal: feasibility, cost and impact
Population-wide interventions using malaria testing and treatment might decrease the reservoir of Plasmodium falciparum infection and accelerate towards elimination. Questions remain about their effectiveness and... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ruben O. Conner, Yakou Dieye, Michael Hainsworth, Adama Tall, Badara Ciss é, Farba Faye, Mame Demba Sy, Amadou Ba, Doudou Sene, Souleymane Ba, Elhadji Doucouré, Tidiane Thiam, Moussa Diop, Kammerle Schneider, Moustapha Cissé, Mady Ba & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

An unlabelled probe-based real time PCR and modified semi-nested PCR as molecular tools for analysis of chloroquine resistant Plasmodium vivax isolates from Afghanistan
Plasmodium vivax resistance to chloroquine (CQ) has been reported from many endemic regions in the world. Plasmodium vivax is responsible for 95% of malaria cases in Afghanistan and CQ is the first-line treatment... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sayed Hussain Mosawi, Abdolhossein Dalimi, Najibullah Safi, Reza Fotouhi-Ardakani, Fatemeh Ghaffarifar and Javid Sadraei Tags: Research Source Type: research

The skeletal muscles of mice infected with Plasmodium berghei and Plasmodium chabaudi reveal a crosstalk between lipid mediators and gene expression
Malaria is one of the most prevalent infectious disease in the world with 3.2 billion humans at risk. Malaria causes splenomegaly and damage in other organs including skeletal muscles. Skeletal muscles compris... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mauro Toledo Marrelli, Zhiying Wang, Jian Huang and Marco Brotto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Methods and indicators for measuring patterns of human exposure to malaria vectors
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: April Monroe, Sarah Moore, Fredros Okumu, Samson Kiware, Neil F. Lobo, Hannah Koenker, Ellie Sherrard-Smith, John Gimnig and Gerry F. Killeen Tags: Correction Source Type: research

An observational analysis of the impact of indoor residual spraying in Northern, Upper East, and Upper West Regions of Ghana: 2014 through 2017
Ghana has been implementing the indoor residual spraying (IRS) of insecticides since 2006, focusing operations in the north. Insecticide resistance concerns prompted a switch from pyrethroids to organophosphat... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Christelle Gogue, Joseph Wagman, Kenzie Tynuv, Andrew Saibu, Yemane Yihdego, Keziah Malm, Wahjib Mohamed, Welbeck Akplu, Titus Tagoe, Anthony Ofosu, Ignatius Williams, Samuel Asiedu, Jason Richardson, Christen Fornadel, Laurence Slutsker and Molly Roberts Tags: Research Source Type: research

Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Chewaka District, Ethiopia
The efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine (AL) for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in south-western Ethiopia is poorly documented. Regular monitoring of drug efficacy is an important tool f... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abdulhakim Abamecha, Daniel Yilma, Wondimagegn Addisu, Hassan El-Abid, Achim Ibenthal, Harald Noedl, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Mohieddine Moumni and Alemseged Abdissa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) for the detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax
Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax are the predominant Plasmodium species that cause malaria in Malaysia and play a role in asymptomatic malaria disease transmission in Malaysia. The diagnostic tools availa... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Punitha Mahendran, Jonathan Wee Kent Liew, Amirah Amir, Xiao-Teng Ching and Yee-Ling Lau Tags: Research Source Type: research

Digging for care-seeking behaviour among gold miners in the Guyana hinterland: a qualitative doer non-doer analysis of social and behavioural motivations for malaria testing and treatment
Although Guyana has made significant progress toward malaria control, limited access to malaria testing and treatment services threatens those gains. Mining activities create breeding environments for mosquito... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shirley D. Yan, Jennifer Orkis, Saifra Khan Sohail, Sean Wilson, TrishAnn Davis and J. Douglas Storey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Fluorescent markers rhodamine B and uranine for Anopheles gambiae adults and matings
Marking mosquitoes is vital for mark-release-recapture and many laboratory studies, but their small size precludes the use of methods that are available for larger animals such as unique identifier tags and ra... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Erica I. Aviles, Rachel D. Rotenberry, C. Mathilda Collins, Ellen. M. Dotson and Mark Q. Benedict Tags: Research Source Type: research

Defining symptoms of malaria in India in an era of asymptomatic infections
Malaria is a major public health problem in India. Data from surveys totaling 3031 participants at three sites revealed a high proportion of asymptomatic infections, complicating diagnosis. The aim of this stu... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Anna Maria van Eijk, Asad S. Mannan, Steven A. Sullivan and Jane M. Carlton Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investigating selected host and parasite factors potentially impacting upon seasonal malaria chemoprevention in Bama, Burkina Faso
Since 2014, seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) with amodiaquine –sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine (AQ–SP) has been implemented on a large scale during the high malaria transmission season in Burkina Faso. This pap... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Fabrice A. Som é, Thomas Bazié, Hanna Y. Ehrlich, Justin Goodwin, Aine Lehane, Catherine Neya, Kabré Zachari, Martina Wade, Jean-Marie Ouattara, Brian D. Foy, Roch K. Dabiré, Sunil Parikh and Jean-Bosco Ouédraogo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Haem oxygenase protects against thrombocytopaenia and malaria-associated lung injury
Malaria-triggered lung injury can occur in both severe and non-severe cases. Platelets may interact with parasitized erythrocytes, leukocytes and endothelium. These interactions can lead to microvessel obstruc... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - July 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Isaclaudia G. de Azevedo-Quintanilha, Isabel M. Medeiros-de-Moraes, Andr é C. Ferreira, Patrícia A. Reis, Adriana Vieira-de-Abreu, Robert A. Campbell, Andrew S. Weyrich, Patricia T. Bozza, Guy A. Zimmerman and Hugo C. Castro-Faria-Neto Tags: Research Source Type: research

In silico and in vivo anti-malarial investigation on 1-(heteroaryl)-2-((5-nitroheteroaryl)methylene) hydrazine derivatives
Resistance of Plasmodium falciparum against common anti-malarial drugs emphasizes the need of alternative and more effective drugs. Synthetic derivatives of 1-(heteroaryl)-2-((5-nitroheteroaryl)methylene) hydrazi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Azar Tahghighi, Seyed-Mahdi Mohamadi-Zarch, Hamzeh Rahimi, Mahya Marashiyan, Naseh Maleki-Ravasan and Ali Eslamifar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effectiveness of a health education intervention on the use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for the prevention of malaria in pregnant women of Pakistan: a quasi-experimental study
About one quarter of pregnant women in the population of Pakistan are using long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLINs) for prevention of malaria. Past research reported that adequate information and edu... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ramesh Kumar, Midhat Farzeen, Assad Hafeez, Baseer Khan Achakzai, Muskan Vankwani, Manohar Lal, Rabia Iqbal and Ratana Somrongthong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Submicroscopic malaria infection is not associated with fever in cross-sectional studies in Malawi
This study evaluated whether participants... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jimmy Vareta, Andrea G. Buchwald, Angelica Barrall, Lauren M. Cohee, Jenny A. Walldorf, Jenna E. Coalson, Karl Seydel, Alick Sixpence, Don P. Mathanga, Terrie E. Taylor and Miriam K. Laufer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dynamics of anti-malarial antibodies in non-immune patients during and after a first and unique Plasmodium falciparum malaria episode
Malaria is a major travel medicine issue. Retrospective confirmation of a malaria episode diagnosed in an endemic area can have relevant implications in transfusional medicine in Europe, where blood donors are... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Zeno Bisoffi, Marco Bertoldi, Ronaldo Silva, Giulia Bertoli, Tamara Ursini, Stefania Marocco, Chiara Piubelli, Elena Pomari, Dora Buonfrate and Federico Gobbi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Presence of additional Plasmodium vivax malaria in Duffy negative individuals from Southwestern Nigeria
Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa (sSA) is thought to be mostly caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Recently, growing reports of cases due to Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium vivax have been increas... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mary Aigbiremo Oboh, Upasana Shyamsunder Singh, Daouda Ndiaye, Aida Sadikh Badiane, Nazia Anwar Ali, Praveen Kumar Bharti and Aparup Das Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus biting patterns in Dielmo, an area of low level exposure to malaria vectors
In Dielmo, Senegal, the widespread use of long-lasting insecticidal nets has decreased both the incidence of malaria and the density of the Anopheles population. However, persistent low-level malaria transmission... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Souleymane Doucoure, Omar Thiaw, Am élé N. Wotodjo, Charles Bouganali, Nafisatou Diagne, Philippe Parola and Cheikh Sokhna Tags: Research Source Type: research

Coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) influences delivery outcomes among women with obstetric referrals at the district level in Ghana
The aim of the study was to determine the coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) and its relationship with delivery outcomes among obstetric referral cases at the district... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mary Amoakoh-Coleman, Daniel K. Arhinful, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Evelyn K. Ansah and Kwadwo A. Koram Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy and safety of artesunate –amodiaquine and artemether–lumefantrine and prevalence of molecular markers associated with resistance, Guinea: an open-label two-arm randomised controlled trial
This study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of artesunate –amodiaquine (ASAQ) and artemether–lumefantrine (AL) in the management o... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abdoul Habib Beavogui, Alioune Camara, Alexandre Delamou, Mamadou Saliou Diallo, Abdoulaye Doumbouya, Karifa Kourouma, Patrice Bouedouno, Timoth ée Guilavogui, Samaly dos Santos Souza, Julia Kelley, Eldin Talundzic, Aissata Fofana and Mateusz M. Plucinsk Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and proportion of Plasmodium spp. triple mixed infections compared with double mixed infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study sought to determine the poole... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manas Kotepui, Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui, Giovanni D. Milanez and Frederick R. Masangkay Tags: Research Source Type: research

Levels of knowledge regarding malaria causes, symptoms, and prevention measures among Malawian women of reproductive age
Malawi is a malaria-endemic country and approximately 6 million cases are reported annually. Improving knowledge of malaria causes and symptoms, and the overall perception towards malaria and its preventive me... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Alick Sixpence, Owen Nkoka, Gowokani C. Chirwa, Edith B. Milanzi, Charles Mangani, Don P. Mathanga and Peter A. M. Ntenda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Caregiver and community perceptions and experiences participating in an infant malaria prevention trial of PfSPZ Vaccine administered by direct venous inoculation: a qualitative study in Siaya County, western Kenya
Despite available control strategies, malaria morbidity and mortality, especially in infants and young children in sub-Saharan Africa, remain intractable. Malaria vaccination could substantially reduce malaria... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Florence Achieng, Joseph G. Rosen, Reuben Yego Cherop, Simon Kariuki, Stephen L. Hoffman, Robert Seder, Martina Oneko and Laura C. Steinhardt Tags: Research Source Type: research

In silico analysis for factors affecting anti-malarial penetration into red blood cells
The objective of this study is to investigate the relationships between factors affecting the penetration of currently ava... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - June 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Natapol Pornputtapong, Bovornpat Suriyapakorn, Anchisa Satayamapakorn, Kanidsorn Larpadisorn, Pariyachut Janviriyakul and Phisit Khemawoot Tags: Research Source Type: research