Economic costs analysis of uncomplicated malaria case management in the Peruvian Amazon
This study aimed to estimate the economic costs of uncomplicated malaria case management and explore the influence of health-seeking beha... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Diamantina Moreno-Gutierrez, Angel Rosas-Aguirre, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, Joke Bilcke, Jos é Luis Barboza, Marie-Pierre Hayette, Juan Contreras-Mancilla, Kristhian Aguirre, Dionicia Gamboa, Hugo Rodriguez, Niko Speybroeck and Philippe Beutels Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of residual submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum parasites 3 days after initiation of treatment with artemisinin-based combination therapy
Plasmodium falciparum resistance against artemisinin has not emerged in Africa; however, there are reports of the presence of polymerase chain reaction-determined residual submicroscopic parasitaemia detected on ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Richard Mwaiswelo and Bill Ngasala Tags: Review Source Type: research

Effect of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine doses for prevention of malaria during pregnancy in hypoendemic area in Tanzania
Malaria in pregnancy increases the risk of deleterious maternal and birth outcomes. The use of ≥ 3 doses of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria (IPTp-SP) is recommen... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Wigilya P. Mikomangwa, Omary Minzi, Ritah Mutagonda, Vito Baraka, Eulambius M. Mlugu, Eleni Aklillu and Appolinary A. R. Kamuhabwa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of ELISA with electro-chemiluminescence technology for the qualitative and quantitative assessment of serological responses to vaccination
Profiling immune responses induced by either infection or vaccination can provide insight into identification of correlates of protection. Furthermore, profiling of serological responses can be used to identif... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jessica S. Bolton, Sidhartha Chaudhury, Sheetij Dutta, Scott Gregory, Emily Locke, Tony Pierson and Elke S. Bergmann-Leitner Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Sustaining LLIN coverage with continuous distribution: the school net programme in Tanzania
Most malaria-endemic countries have struggled in the past decade to establish effective national-scale continuous distribution mechanisms for long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs). Since the implementation of... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Joshua Yukich, Logan Stuck, Sara Scates, Janna Wisniewski, Frank Chacky, Charles Festo, George Kabulika, Kanuth Dimoso, Renata Mandike, George Greer, Naomi Serbantez, Ester Elisaria, Waziri Nyoni, David Dadi, Ikupa Akim, Christian Lengeler & hellip; Tags: Case study Source Type: research

Microscopic and submicroscopic Plasmodium infections in indigenous and non-indigenous communities in Colombia
The indigenous population is considered a highly susceptible group to malaria because individuals usually live in areas with high exposure to Anopheles and poverty, and have limited access to health services. The... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jehidys Montiel, Lina M. Zuluaga, Daniel C. Aguirre, Cesar Segura, Alberto Tobon-Casta ño and Ana M. Vásquez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Surveillance based estimation of burden of malaria in India, 2015 –2016
India has launched the malaria elimination initiative in February 2016. Studies suggest that estimates of malaria are useful to rationalize interventions and track their impact. Hence, a national study was lau... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ashwani Kumar, Himanshu K. Chaturvedi, Ajeet Kumar Mohanty, Surya Kant Sharma, Mantoshkumar S. Malhotra and Arvind Pandey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Tools to accelerate falciparum malaria elimination in Cambodia: a meeting report
Cambodia targets malaria elimination by 2025. Rapid elimination will depend on successfully identifying and clearing malaria foci linked to forests. Expanding and maintaining universal access to early diagnosi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Dysoley Lek, James J. Callery, Chea Nguon, Mark Debackere, Siv Sovannaroth, Rupam Tripura, Marius Wojnarski, Patrice Piola, Soy Ty Khean, Kylie Manion, Sokomar Nguon, Amber Kunkel, Lieven Vernaeve, Thomas J. Peto, Emily Dantzer, Chan Davoeung & hellip; Tags: Meeting report Source Type: research

High levels of imported asymptomatic malaria but limited local transmission in KwaZulu-Natal, a South African malaria-endemic province nearing malaria elimination
KwaZulu-Natal, one of South Africa ’s three malaria endemic provinces, is nearing malaria elimination, reporting fewer than 100 locally-acquired cases annually since 2010. Despite sustained implementation of es... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jaishree Raman, Laura Gast, Ryleen Balawanth, Sofonias Tessema, Basil Brooke, Rajendra Maharaj, Givemore Munhenga, Power Tshikae, Vishan Lakan, Tshiama Mwamba, Hazel Makowa, Lindi Sangweni, Moses Mkhabela, Nompumelelo Zondo, Ernest Mohulatsi, Zuziwe Nyawo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria knowledge and experiences with community health workers among recently pregnant women in Malawi
The World Health Organization recommends three or more doses of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) to mitigate the negative effects of malaria in pregnancy ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ashley Malpass, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Elizabeth Davlantes, John Munthali, Katherine Wright, Kathryn Ramsey, Peter Troell, Michael Kayange, Fannie Kachale, Don P. Mathanga, Dziko Chatata and Julie R. Gutman Tags: Research Source Type: research

The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum in red blood cells selectively takes up serum proteins that affect host pathogenicity
The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum is a protozoan that develops in red blood cells (RBCs) and requires various host factors. For its development in RBCs, nutrients not only from the RBC cytosol but also f... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Takahiro Tougan, Jyotheeswara R. Edula, Masayuki Morita, Eizo Takashima, Hajime Honma, Takafumi Tsuboi and Toshihiro Horii Tags: Research Source Type: research

Indoor residual spraying for malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa 1997 to 2017: an adjusted retrospective analysis
Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is a key tool for controlling and eliminating malaria by targeting vectors. To support the development of effective intervention strategies it is important to understand the impa... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Julie-Anne A. Tangena, Chantal M. J. Hendriks, Maria Devine, Meghan Tammaro, Anna E. Trett, Ignatius Williams, Adilson Jos é DePina, Achamylesh Sisay, Ramandimbiarijaona Herizo, Hmooda Toto Kafy, Elizabeth Chizema, Allan Were, Jennifer Rozier, Michael Co Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health systems and global progress towards malaria elimination, 2000 –2016
As more countries progress towards malaria elimination, a better understanding of the most critical health system features for enabling and supporting malaria control and elimination is needed. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Maitreyi Sahu, Fabrizio Tediosi, Abdisalan M. Noor, John J. Aponte and G ünther Fink Tags: Research Source Type: research

Trend of declining bed net utilization among pregnant women in Ethiopia: new data from the Arba Minch Health and Demographic Surveillance System, 2010 –2016
Bed net utilization is one of the important methods of malaria prevention. Malaria during pregnancy is one of the fatal diseases which mostly leads to the death of the mother and the fetus. Some of the complic... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Teklemariam Gultie, Gistane Ayele, Befikadu Tariku, Mekdes Kondale, Zerihun Zerdo, Behailu Merdekiyos, Tsegaye Tsalla, Mesfin Kote, Alemayehu Bekele, Mulugeta Shigaz, Gebrekiros Gebremichael, Feleke Gebremeskel and Alazar Baharu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment of platelet indices and platelet activation markers in children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Plasmodium falciparum malaria remains one of the world ’s major infectious diseases that cause most morbidity and mortality, particularly in children. In Ghana, most children below the ages of 5 years depending on... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Renate Asare, Clement Opoku-Okrah, Kwabena Owusu Danquah, Ohene Opare-Sem, Otchere Addai-Mensah, Daniel Gyamfi, Francis Agyei Amponsah, Edward Y. Afriyie, Richard Vikpebah Duneeh, David Ntiamoah Ofosu and Michael Frimpong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax populations in border areas of the Greater Mekong sub-region during malaria elimination
Countries within the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) of Southeast Asia have committed to eliminating malaria by 2030. Although the malaria situation has greatly improved, malaria transmission remains at intern... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yuling Li, Yubing Hu, Yan Zhao, Qinghui Wang, Huguette Gaelle Ngassa Mbenda, Veerayuth Kittichai, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Lynette Menezes, Xiaoming Liu, Liwang Cui and Yaming Cao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Who ’s afraid of DEET? Fearmongering in papers on botanical repellents
DEET (N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide) is considered the gold standard in mosquito repellents, not only for its effectiveness, but also for its safety. DEET has been more extensively studied for safety than any other ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Matan Shelomi Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Effect of routine seasonal malaria chemoprevention on malaria trends in children under 5 years in Dangassa, Mali
Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is a new strategy to prevent malaria in children under 5 years old. It has been recommended by the World Health Organization since 2012 in malaria-endemic areas with seas... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - April 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Drissa Konat é, Sory I. Diawara, Mahamoudou Touré, Seidina A. S. Diakité, Agnès Guindo, Karim Traoré, Ayouba Diarra, Bourama Keita, Sibe Thiam, Moussa Keita, Ibrahim Sissoko, Nafomon Sogoba, Sékou F. Traoré, Donald J. Krogtad, Seydou Doumbia and Ma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular detection and quantification of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes carriage in used RDTs in malaria elimination settings in northern Senegal
Malaria surveillance requires powerful tools and strategies to achieve malaria elimination. Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria (RDTs) are easily deployed on a large scale and are helpful sources of parasite DN... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kiswendsida Thierry Guiguemde, Yakou Dieye, Aminata Coll é Lô, Magatte Ndiaye, Aminata Lam, Isaac Akhénaton Manga, Gnagna Dieng Sow, Moussa Diop, Tamba Souané, Marie Pièrre Diouf, Roger Clément Kouly Tine and Babacar Faye Tags: Research Source Type: research

District-level approach for tailoring and targeting interventions: a new path for malaria control and elimination
Despite huge investments and implementation of effective interventions for malaria, progress has stalled, with transmission being increasingly localized among difficult-to-reach populations and outdoor-biting ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Roly Gosling, John Chimumbwa, Petrina Uusiku, Sara Rossi, Henry Ntuku, Kelly Harvard, Chris White, Allison Tatarsky, Daniel Chandramohan and Ingrid Chen Tags: Opinion Source Type: research

Distribution of malaria patients seeking care in different types of health facilities during the implementation of National Malaria Elimination Programme
China launched the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) in 2010 and set the goal that all health facilities should be able to diagnose malaria. Additionally, hospitals at all levels could treat malari... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Gang Li, Donglan Zhang, Zhuo Chen, Da Feng, Xiaoyu Chen, Shangfeng Tang, Heejung Son, Zhenhua Wang, Yuanhang Xi and Zhanchun Feng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Amplicon deep sequencing of kelch13 in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Senegal
In 2006, the Senegalese National Malaria Control Programme recommended artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) with artemether –lumefantrine as the first-line treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Amy Gaye, Mouhamad Sy, Tolla Ndiaye, Katherine J. Siddle, Daniel J. Park, Awa B. Deme, Aminata Mbaye, Baba Dieye, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Daniel E. Neafsey, Angela Early, Timothy Farrell, Mamadou Samb Yade, Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Khadim Diongue, Amy Bei & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Classification of induced malaria case in an elimination setting: investigation of transfusion-transmitted malaria cases
Since the National Malaria Elimination Action Plan was launched in China in 2010, local malaria transmission has decreased rapidly. Zero indigenous cases were reported since 2017. However, after 2010, the prop... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Mei-hua Zhang, Sui Xu, Ya-ping Gu, Yao-bao Liu, Hong Lin, Chao-yong Xie, Yue-e Chen, Jian-feng Chen, Hua-yun Zhou, Leonard Ortega, Guo-ding Zhu and Jun Cao Tags: Case study Source Type: research

Correction to: Enhanced uptake, high selective and microtubule disrupting activity of carbohydrate fused pyrano-pyranones derived from natural coumarins attributes to its anti-malarial potential
Please note, following publication of the original article [1], the authors have advised of two errors that are present in the published article. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sonal Gupta, Juveria Khan, Priti Kumari, Chintam Narayana, R. Ayana, Malabika Chakrabarti, Ram Sagar and Shailja Singh Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Systematic review of statistical methods for safety data in malaria chemoprevention in pregnancy trials
Drug safety assessments in clinical trials present unique analytical challenges. Some of these include adjusting for individual follow-up time, repeated measurements of multiple outcomes and missing data among... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Noel Patson, Mavuto Mukaka, Kennedy N. Otwombe, Lawrence Kazembe, Don P. Mathanga, Victor Mwapasa, Alinune N. Kabaghe, Marinus J. C. Eijkemans, Miriam K. Laufer and Tobias Chirwa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of pre-consultation testing on clinicians ’ adherence to malaria test results and waiting time among children under 5 years in the Northern Zone of Volta Region of Ghana
The Ministry of Health, Ghana, in accordance with global policy, recommends that all suspected malaria cases be confirmed parasitologically before treatment. Not all clinicians, however, base their treatment o... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jonathan Mawutor Gmanyami, Asiwome Ameko, Saviour Selase Ahiafe, Samuel Adolf Bosoka, Margaret Kweku and Evelyn Korkor Ansah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular surveillance of anti-malarial drug resistance in Democratic Republic of Congo: high variability of chloroquinoresistance and lack of amodiaquinoresistance
The loss of chloroquine (CQ) effectiveness has led to its withdrawal from national policies as a first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria in several endemic countries, such as the Democratic Republic of ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 20, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Doudou M. Yobi, Nadine K. Kayiba, Dieudonn é M. Mvumbi, Raphael Boreux, Pius Z. Kabututu, Hippolyte N. T. Situakibanza, Joris L. Likwela, Patrick De Mol, Emile W. Okitolonda, Niko Speybroeck, Georges L. Mvumbi and Marie-Pierre Hayette Tags: Research Source Type: research

Longitudinal analysis of the capacities of community health workers mobilized for seasonal malaria chemoprevention in Burkina Faso
This study assessed: (1) the capacity of community-based distributors (CBDs) at the start and end of a campaign an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Abel Bicaba, Luc Serme, Ga ël Chetaille, Gountante Kombate, Alice Bila and Slim Haddad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Practical example of multiple antibody screening for evaluation of malaria control strategies
Ongoing efforts to fight Plasmodium falciparum malaria has reduced malaria in many areas, but new tools are needed to monitor further progress, including indicators of decreasing exposure to parasite infection. S... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Marie-Louise Varela, David Koffi, Michael White, Makhtar Niang, Babacar Mbengue, Fatoumata Diene Sarr, Andr é Offianan Touré and Ronald Perraut Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria situation in a clear area of Iran: an approach for the better understanding of the health service providers ’ readiness and challenges for malaria elimination in clear areas
Malaria mortality and morbidity have decreased in recent years. Malaria elimination (ME) and effective efforts to achieve ME is one of the most important priorities for health systems in countries in the elimi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hosein Azizi, Elham Davtalab-Esmaeili, Mostafa Farahbakhsh, Maryam Zeinolabedini, Yagoub Mirzaei and Mohammad Mirzapour Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum and genetic profile in children affected by uncomplicated malaria in Cameroon
Malaria is a major public health problem in Cameroon. The study of the genetic diversity within parasite population is essential for understanding the mechanism underlying malaria pathology and to determine pa... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Theresia Njuabe Metoh, Jun-Hu Chen, Philip Fon-Gah, Xia Zhou, Roger Moyou-Somo and Xiao-Nong Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Re-introduction of vivax malaria in a temperate area (Moscow region, Russia): a geographic investigation
Between 1999 and 2008 Russia experienced a flare-up of transmission of vivax malaria following its massive importation with more than 500 autochthonous cases in European Russia, the Moscow region being the mos... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Varvara A. Mironova, Natalia V. Shartova, Andrei E. Beljaev, Mikhail I. Varentsov, Fedor I. Korennoy and Mikhail Y. Grishchenko Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterization of two in vivo challenge models to measure functional activity of monoclonal antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum circumsporozoite protein
New strategies are needed to reduce the incidence of malaria, and promising approaches include the development of vaccines and monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that target the circumsporozoite protein (CSP). To se... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rama Raghunandan, Bryan T. Mayer, Yevel Flores-Garcia, Monica W. Gerber, Raphael Gottardo, Hugo Jhun, Sonia M. Herrera, Daniel W. Perez-Ramos, Emily Locke, C. Richter King and Fidel Zavala Tags: Research Source Type: research

Trend of malaria prevalence in Wolkite health center: an implication towards the elimination of malaria in Ethiopia by 2030
Malaria is one of the main public health challenges in Ethiopia that hinder the productivity and development of the country. In 2018, Ethiopia is on track to minimize the incidence of malaria by 40% as per its... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Absra Solomon, Daniel Kahase and Mihret Alemayehu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Long-lasting insecticidal nets retain bio-efficacy after 5 years of storage: implications for malaria control programmes
Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are the most sustainable and effective malaria control tool currently available. Global targets are for 80% of the population living in malaria endemic areas to have acce... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jeremiah J. Musa, Sarah J. Moore, Jason Moore, Emmanuel Mbuba, Edgar Mbeyela, Dickson Kobe, Johnson K. Swai and Olukayode G. Odufuwa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Neurological and psychiatric safety of tafenoquine in Plasmodium vivax relapse prevention: a review
Tafenoquine is an 8-aminoquinoline anti-malarial drug recently approved as a single-dose (300 mg) therapy for Plasmodium vivax relapse prevention, when co-administered with 3-days of chloroquine or other blood sc... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Stephan Duparc, Stephan Chalon, Scott Miller, Naomi Richardson and Stephen Toovey Tags: Review Source Type: research

Creating mosquito-free outdoor spaces using transfluthrin-treated chairs and ribbons
Residents of malaria-endemic communities spend several hours outdoors performing different activities, e.g. cooking, story-telling or eating, thereby exposing themselves to potentially-infectious mosquitoes. T... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: John P. Masalu, Marceline Finda, Gerry F. Killeen, Halfan S. Ngowo, Polius G. Pinda and Fredros O. Okumu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment of subpatent Plasmodium infection in northwestern Ethiopia
Ethiopia has set a goal for malaria elimination by 2030. Low parasite density infections may go undetected by conventional diagnostic methods (microscopy and rapid diagnostic tests) and their contribution to m... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ashenafi Assefa, Ahmed Ali Ahmed, Wakgari Deressa, G. Glenn Wilson, Amha Kebede, Hussein Mohammed, Maruon Sassine, Mebrahtom Haile, Dereje Dilu, Hiwot Teka, Matthew W. Murphy, Sheila Sergent, Eric Rogier, Zhou Zhiyong, Brian S. Wakeman, Chris Drakeley & h Tags: Research Source Type: research

From malaria control to elimination within a decade: lessons learned from Timor Leste, a newly independent country
Timor Leste has made remarkable progress from malaria control to malaria elimination in a span of 10 years during which organized malaria control efforts were instituted. The good practices and possible factor... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: A. M. G. Manel Yapabandara, Maria do Rosario de Fatima Mota, Raul Sarmento, Johanes don Bosco and Rajitha Wickremasinghe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Costs of insecticide-treated bed net distribution systems in sub-Saharan Africa
Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are one of the most cost-effective measures for preventing malaria. The World Health Organization recommends both large-scale mass distribution campaigns and continuous distribu... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sara S. Scates, Timothy P. Finn, Janna Wisniewski, David Dadi, Renata Mandike, Mwinyi Khamis, George Greer, Naomi Serbantez, Sylvester Segbaya, Prince Owusu, Jules Mihigo, Lilia Gerberg, Angela Acosta, Hannah Koenker and Joshua Yukich Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular characterization of Plasmodium falciparum antifolate resistance markers in Thailand between 2008 and 2016
Resistance to anti-malarials is a major threat to the control and elimination of malaria. Sulfadoxine –pyrimethamine (SP) anti-malarial treatment was used as a national policy for treatment of uncomplicated fal... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rungniran Sugaram, Kanokon Suwannasin, Chanon Kunasol, Vivek Bhakta Mathema, Nicholas P. J. Day, Prayuth Sudathip, Preecha Prempree, Arjen M. Dondorp and Mallika Imwong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention on hospital admissions and mortality in children under 5 years of age in Ouelessebougou, Mali
Seasonal malaria chemoprevention is widely implemented in Sahel and sub-Sahel countries in Africa. Few studies have assessed the impact of the SMC on hospital admission and death when it is implemented in the ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 3, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Djibrilla Issiaka, Amadou Barry, Tiangoua Traore, Boubacar Diarra, David Cook, Mohamed Keita, Issaka Sagara, Patrick Duffy, Michal Fried and Alassane Dicko Tags: Research Source Type: research

Applied mathematical modelling to inform national malaria policies, strategies and operations in Tanzania
More than ever, it is crucial to make the best use of existing country data, and analytical tools for developing malaria control strategies as the heterogeneity in malaria risk within countries is increasing, ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Manuela Runge, Fabrizio Molteni, Renata Mandike, Robert W. Snow, Christian Lengeler, Ally Mohamed and Emilie Pothin Tags: Case study Source Type: research

First evidence of the deletion in the pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 genes in Plasmodium falciparum from Equatorial Guinea
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) as a good alternative malaria-diagnosis method in remote parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The majority of commercial RDTs currently avai... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Pedro Berzosa, Vicenta Gonz ález, Laura Taravillo, Alfredo Mayor, María Romay-Barja, Luz García, Policarpo Ncogo, Matilde Riloha and Agustín Benito Tags: Research Source Type: research

Coverage and effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy with sulfadoxine –pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) on adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Mount Cameroon area, South West Cameroon
This study determined coverage of IPTp-SP and compared the effectiveness of the 3-dose to 2-dose regimen on ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - March 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Judith K. Anchang-Kimbi, Laken N. Kalaji, Harry F. Mbacham, Godlove B. Wepnje, Tobias O. Apinjoh, Irene U. Ngole Sumbele, Jodie Dionne-Odom, Alan T. N. Tita and Eric A. Achidi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Metabolic alterations in the erythrocyte during blood-stage development of the malaria parasite
Human blood cells (erythrocytes) serve as hosts for the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum during its 48-h intraerythrocytic developmental cycle (IDC). Established in vitro protocols allow for the study of ho... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - February 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Shivendra G. Tewari, Russell P. Swift, Jaques Reifman, Sean T. Prigge and Anders Wallqvist Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidemiology of malaria and chloroquine resistance in Mizoram, northeastern India, a malaria-endemic region bordering Myanmar
Mizoram, a northeastern state in India, shares international borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh and is considered to be one of the key routes through which drug-resistant parasites of Southeast Asia enter mai... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - February 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rita Zomuanpuii, Christopher L. Hmar, Khawlhring Lallawmzuala, Lal Hlimpuia, Praveen Balabaskaran Nina and Nachimuthu Senthil Kumar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Modified PCR-based assay for the differentiation of members of Anopheles fluviatilis complex in consequence of the discovery of a new cryptic species (species V)
Anopheles fluviatilis is a species-complex comprising of four cryptic species provisionally designated as species S, T, U and V. Earlier, a 28S-rDNA based allele-specific polymerase chain reaction (ASPCR) assay w... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - February 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Om P. Singh, Nutan Nanda, Dinesh Chandra, Deepa Jha, Tridibes Adak, Virendra K. Dua and Sarala K. Subbarao Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Relationship between placenta malaria and mother to child transmission of HIV infection in pregnant women in South East Nigeria
This study determined the rate of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV among HIV positive women with placenta malaria and factors associated with placenta malaria. (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - February 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ikechukwu I. Mbachu, Samson D. Ejikunle, Frederick Anolue, Chioma N. Mbachu, Ephraim Dike, Eke Ejikem and Chijioke Okeudo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of trends of malaria from 2010 to 2017 in Boricha District, Southern Ethiopia
Ethiopia has made a significant progress of malaria control. Currently, the country has adopted and is implementing the World Health Organization very ambitious, but achievable, malaria elimination plan throug... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - February 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Desalegn Dabaro, Zewdie Birhanu and Delenasaw Yewhalaw Tags: Research Source Type: research