“I feel so bad but have nothing to do.” Exploring Ugandan caregivers’ experiences of parenting a child with severe malaria and subsequent repeated uncomplicated malaria
Severe malaria in children is often associated with long-term behavioural and cognitive problems. A sizeable minority of children go on to experience repeated malaria due to the high transmission and infection... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ann J. Nakitende, Paul Bangirana, Noeline Nakasujja, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Andrew S. Ssemata, Chandy C. John and Richard Idro Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dynamics of Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte carriage in pregnant women under intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine –pyrimethamine in Benin
In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, in particular in children and pregnant women. During pregnancy, Plasmodium falciparum infected red blood cells expressing VAR2CSA are se... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sayeh Jafari-Guemouri, Jamila Dhiab, Achille Massougbodji, Philippe Deloron and Ndam N. Tuikue Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing whether universal coverage with insecticide-treated nets has been achieved: is the right indicator being used?
Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) are the primary tool for malaria vector control in sub-Saharan Africa, and have been responsible for an estimated two-thirds of the reduction in the global burden of malaria in ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hannah Koenker, Fred Arnold, Fatou Ba, Moustapha Cisse, Lamine Diouf, Erin Eckert, Marcy Erskine, Lia Florey, Megan Fotheringham, Lilia Gerberg, Christian Lengeler, Matthew Lynch, Abraham Mnzava, Susann Nasr, M édoune Ndiop, Stephen Poyer & hellip; Tags: Research Source Type: research

Integrated fever management: disease severity markers to triage children with malaria and non-malarial febrile illness
Febrile symptoms in children are a leading cause of health-care seeking behaviour worldwide. The majority of febrile illnesses are uncomplicated and self-limited, without the need for referral or hospital admi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Chloe R. McDonald, Andrea Weckman, Melissa Richard-Greenblatt, Aleksandra Leligdowicz and Kevin C. Kain Tags: Opinion Source Type: research

Home treatment and use of informal market of pharmaceutical drugs for the management of paediatric malaria in Cotonou, Benin
Malaria is the main cause of hospital admissions in Benin and a leading cause of death in childhood. Beside consultations, various studies have underlined the management of the disease through home treatment. ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Edwige Apetoh, Marina Tilly, Carine Baxerres and Jean-Yves Le Hesran Tags: Research Source Type: research

Shady business: understanding the spatial ecology of exophilic Anopheles mosquitoes
This study was conducted to as... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Yared Debebe, Sharon R. Hill, Habte Tekie, Rickard Ignell and Richard J. Hopkins Tags: Research Source Type: research

An odorant receptor from Anopheles sinensis in China is sensitive to oviposition attractants
Anopheles sinensis is an important vector for the spread of malaria in China. Olfactory-related behaviours, particularly oviposition site seeking, offer opportunities for disrupting the disease-transmission proce... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hongmei Liu, Luhong Liu, Peng Cheng, Xiaodan Huang and Maoqing Gong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Does it take three to tango? An unsuspected multimorbidity of CD8+ T cell lymphoproliferative disorder, malaria, and EBV infection
Malaria is known to cause acute and deadly complications. However, malaria can cause unforeseen pathologies due to its chronicity. It increases the risk of endemic Burkitt Lymphoma development by inducing DNA ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Suheyla Ekemen, Ant Uzay, Nuray Bassullu, Emel Dikicioglu-Cetin, Kyoko Matsuda, Umit Ince and Cevayir Coban Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A randomized trial of dihydroartemisinin –piperaquine versus artemether–lumefantrine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mali
Artemether –lumefantrine (AL) and artesunate–amodiaquine are first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria in many endemic countries, including Mali. Dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine (DHA–PQ) is also an alternat... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Souleymane Dama, Hamidou Niangaly, Moussa Djimde, Issaka Sagara, Cheick Oumar Guindo, Amatigue Zeguime, Antoine Dara, Abdoulaye A. Djimde and Ogobara K. Doumbo Tags: Research Source Type: research

malariaAtlas: an R interface to global malariometric data hosted by the Malaria Atlas Project
The Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) has worked to assemble and maintain a global open-access database of spatial malariometric data for over a decade. This data spans various formats and topics, including: geo-loc... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Daniel A. Pfeffer, Timothy C. D. Lucas, Daniel May, Joseph Harris, Jennifer Rozier, Katherine A. Twohig, Ursula Dalrymple, Carlos A. Guerra, Catherine L. Moyes, Mike Thorn, Michele Nguyen, Samir Bhatt, Ewan Cameron, Daniel J. Weiss, Rosalind E. Howes, Kat Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

On the epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax malaria: past and present with special reference to the former USSR
Presently, many malaria-endemic countries in the world are transitioning towards malaria elimination. Out of the 105 countries with ongoing malaria transmission, 10 countries are classified as being in the pre... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 4, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Anatoly V. Kondrashin, Lola F. Morozova, Ekaterina V. Stepanova, Natalia A. Turbabina, Maria S. Maksimova and Evgeny N. Morozov Tags: Review Source Type: research

Strategy to improve malaria surveillance system preventing transfusion-transmitted malaria in blood banks using molecular diagnostic
Malaria can be transmitted by blood transfusion through donations collected from asymptomatic or parasitic donors. The parasites are released into the bloodstream during its life cycle and will therefore be pr... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 1, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: S érgio Antônio Batista-dos-Santos, Daniel Roberto C. Freitas, Milene Raiol, Gleyce F. Cabral, Ana Cecília Feio, Marinete M. Póvoa, Maristela G. Cunha and Ândrea Ribeiro-dos-Santos Tags: Research Source Type: research

An expanded global inventory of allelic variation in the most extremely polymorphic region of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 provided by short read sequence data
Within Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP1), the N-terminal block 2 region is a highly polymorphic target of naturally acquired antibody responses. The antigenic diversity is determined by com... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - October 1, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Harvey Aspeling-Jones and David J. Conway Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detecting local risk factors for residual malaria in northern Ghana using Bayesian model averaging
There is a need for comprehensive evaluations of the underlying local factors that contribute to residual malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. However, it is difficult to compare the wide array of demographic, socio... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Justin Millar, Paul Psychas, Benjamin Abuaku, Collins Ahorlu, Punam Amratia, Kwadwo Koram, Samuel Oppong and Denis Valle Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring malaria vector diversity on the Amazon Frontier
Deforestation in the Amazon and the social vulnerability of its settler communities has been associated with increased malaria incidence. The feeding biology of the most important malaria vectors in the region... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Brian P. Bourke, Jan E. Conn, Tatiane M. P. de Oliveira, Leonardo S. M. Chaves, Eduardo S. Bergo, Gabriel Z. Laporta and Maria A. M. Sallum Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intermittent screening and treatment or intermittent preventive treatment compared to current policy of single screening and treatment for the prevention of malaria in pregnancy in Eastern Indonesia: acceptability among health providers and pregnant women
The control of malaria in pregnancy in much of Asia relies on screening asymptomatic women for malaria infection, followed by passive case detection and prevention with insecticide-treated nets. In 2012, Indon... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jenna Hoyt, Chandra U R Landuwulang, Ansariadi, Rukhsana Ahmed, Faustina H Burdam, Irene Bonsapia, Jeanne R Poespoprodjo, Din Syafruddin, Feiko O ter Kuile, Jayne Webster and Jenny Hill Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Imported and autochthonous malaria in West Saudi Arabia: results from a reference hospital
Following publication of the original article [1], it was flagged by one of the authors that the name of the P. falciparum gene marker of artemisinin resistance ‘pfkelch13’ was (incorrectly) written as “pfketch13... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rasha Hassan Soliman, Patricia Garcia-Aranda, Sherine Mohamed Elzagawy, Boshra El-Sayed Hussein, Wael Wahid Mayah, Alexandra Martin Ramirez, Thuy-Huong Ta-Tang and Jos é Miguel Rubio Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Molecular identification of Plasmodium species in symptomatic children of Democratic Republic of Congo
Worldwide, the highest malaria mortality is due to Plasmodium falciparum infection. However, other species of Plasmodium (Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, Plasmodium malariae, and Plasmodium knowlesi) can also... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Hugo Kavunga-Membo, Gillon Ilombe, Justin Masumu, Junior Matangila, Jo ël Imponge, Emile Manzambi, Francis Wastenga, Dieudonné Mumba Ngoyi, Jean-Pierre Van Geetruyden and Jean Jacques Muyembe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of clinical malaria disease patterns and trends in Vietnam 2009 –2015
Viet Nam has made tremendous progress towards reducing mortality and morbidity associated with malaria in recent years. Despite the success in malaria control, there has been a recent increase in cases in some... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kinley Wangdi, Sara E. Canavati, Thang Duc Ngo, Long Khanh Tran, Thu Minh Nguyen, Duong Thanh Tran, Nicholas J. Martin and Archie C. A. Clements Tags: Research Source Type: research

The prevalence of submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte carriage and multiplicity of infection in children, pregnant women and adults in a low malaria transmission area in Southern Ghana
The gametocyte stage of Plasmodium falciparum is considered an important target for disrupting malaria transmission. Indications are that various demographic groups, such as children and pregnant women may differ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Helena Lamptey, Michael Fokuo Ofori, Kwadwo Asamoah Kusi, Bright Adu, Eunice Owusu-Yeboa, Eric Kyei-Baafour, Andrea Twumwaa Arku, Samuel Bosomprah, Michael Alifrangis and Isabella A. Quakyi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of three diagnostic methods (microscopy, RDT, and PCR) for the detection of malaria parasites in representative samples from Equatorial Guinea
Malaria in Equatorial Guinea remains a major public health problem. The country is a holo-endemic area with a year-round transmission pattern. In 2016, the prevalence of malaria was 12.09% and malaria caused 1... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Pedro Berzosa, Aida de Lucio, Mar ía Romay-Barja, Zaida Herrador, Vicenta González, Luz García, Amalia Fernández-Martínez, Maria Santana-Morales, Policarpo Ncogo, Basilio Valladares, Matilde Riloha and Agustín Benito Tags: Research Source Type: research

The quality of anti-malarial medicines in Embu County, Kenya
Malaria is a major health problem in sub-Saharan Africa where over 90% of the world ’s malaria cases occur. Artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) is recommended by the World Health Organization as first-l... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 15, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Stanley Ndwigah, Andy Stergachis, Kennedy Abuga, Hannington Mugo and Isaac Kibwage Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of asymptomatic Plasmodium infections with sub-microscopic parasite densities in the northwestern border of Thailand: a potential threat to malaria elimination
Asymptomatic infections with sub-microscopic Plasmodium serve as a silent reservoir of disease, critical to sustaining a low level of remanent malaria in the population. These infections must be effectively ident... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Chayanut Suansomjit, Wang Nguitragool, Jeeraphat Sirichaisinthop, Saradee Warit, Montip Tiensuwan and Sureemas Buates Tags: Research Source Type: research

IgG subclass responses to excreted-secreted antigens of Plasmodium falciparum in a low-transmission malaria area of the Peruvian Amazon
Malaria in Peru is concentrated in the Amazon region, especially in Loreto, and transmission is focused in rural and peri-urban communities. The government has approved a malaria elimination plan with a commun... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Rafael Saavedra-Langer, Jorge Marapara, Andree Valle-Campos, Salom ón Durand, Maria E. Vásquez-Chasnamote, Hermann Silva and Viviana Pinedo-Cancino Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Analysis of anti-malarial resistance markers in pfmdr1 and pfcrt across Southeast Asia in the Tracking Resistance to Artemisinin Collaboration
Following publication of the original article [1], one of the authors has highlighted an xml-related discrepancy concerning the author group titled ‘Additional Tracking Resistance to Artemisinin Collaboration ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Krongkan Srimuang, Olivo Miotto, Pharath Lim, Rick M. Fairhurst, Dominic P. Kwiatkowski, Charles J. Woodrow and Mallika Imwong Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Correction to: Housing gaps, mosquitoes and public viewpoints: a mixed methods assessment of relationships between house characteristics, malaria vector biting risk and community perspectives in rural Tanzania
Following publication of the original article [1], the author flagged that the clause “and competing household priorities” was missing from the second sentence of the conclusion section of the Abstract; while ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Emmanuel W. Kaindoa, Marceline Finda, Jepchirchir Kiplagat, Gustav Mkandawile, Anna Nyoni, Maureen Coetzee and Fredros O. Okumu Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Increasing women ’s engagement in vector control: a report from Accelerate To Equal project workshops
Workshops with academic, national and local government, and community stakeholders were held in Kenya (2017) and Indonesia (2018) to understand the role and perceptions of women in vector control and to identi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kacey C. Ernst, Erika Barrett, Elizabeth Hoswell and Mary H. Hayden Tags: Meeting report Source Type: research

Optimization of a magnetic bead-based assay (MAGPIX ®-Luminex) for immune surveillance of exposure to malaria using multiple Plasmodium antigens and sera from different endemic settings
Serological markers are potentially useful tools for monitoring the progress of malaria control programs, but a better understanding of antibody response dynamics is necessary. The use of a magnetic bead-based... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Marie Louise Varela, Babacar Mbengue, Aissata Basse, Cheikh Loucoubar, In ès Vigan-Womas, Alioune Dièye, Aissatou Toure and Ronald Perraut Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Analysis of the trend of malaria prevalence in Ataye, North Shoa, Ethiopia between 2013 and 2017
Malaria is one of the major public health problems worldwide. In Ethiopia, there is a significant decline in disease burden; however, the overall trend of malaria prevalence is not studied or well-documented i... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Daniel Getacher Feleke, Daniel Gebretsadik and Angesom Gebreweld Tags: Research Source Type: research

A pilot randomized controlled trial to compare the effectiveness of two 14-day primaquine regimens for the radical cure of vivax malaria in South India
Radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria requires treatment with a blood schizonticide and a hypnozoitocide (primaquine) to eradicate the dormant liver stages. There has been uncertainty about the operational eff... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 3, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Kavitha Saravu, Chaitanya Tellapragada, Shrivathsa Kulavalli, Wilbin Xavier, Shashikiran Umakanth, Gouthami Brahmarouphu, Navyasree Kola Srinivas, Jagadish Puralae Channabasavaiah, Anzil Bava, Abdul Vahab Saadi, Vasudev Guddattu, Kapaettu Satyamoorthy and Tags: Research Source Type: research

Population pharmacokinetics of mefloquine given as a 3-day artesunate –mefloquine in patients with acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a multidrug-resistant area along the Thai–Myanmar border
Low mefloquine exposure has been shown to contribute to treatment failure in patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria following a 3-day artesunate –mefloquine combination. The present study aimed to devel... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - September 3, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Richard M. Hoglund, Ronnatrai Ruengweerayut and Kesara Na-Bangchang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Polychromophilus spp. (Haemosporida) in Malagasy bats: host specificity and insights on invertebrate vectors
Bats are home to diverse haemosporidian parasites namely Plasmodium and Plasmodium-related. While information is available at a worldwide level, haemosporidian infection in bats from Madagascar is still scarce an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Beza Ramasindrazana, Steven M. Goodman, Najla Dsouli, Yann Gomard, Erwan Lagadec, Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia, Koussay Dellagi and Pablo Tortosa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Screening for potential prophylactics targeting sporozoite motility through the skin
Anti-malarial compounds have not yet been identified that target the first obligatory step of infection in humans: the migration of Plasmodium sporozoites in the host dermis. This movement is essential to find an... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ross G. Douglas, Miriam Reinig, Matthew Neale and Friedrich Frischknecht Tags: Research Source Type: research

Deletions of pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 genes of Plasmodium falciparum from Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua
Malaria remains a public health problem in some countries of Central America. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are one of the most useful tools to assist in the diagnosis of malaria in remote areas. Since its int... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Gustavo Fontecha, Rosa E. Mej ía, Engels Banegas, Maria Paz Ade, Lisandro Mendoza, Bryan Ortiz, Isaac Sabillón, Gerardo Alvarado, Gabriela Matamoros and Alejandra Pinto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Implementation of a malaria rapid diagnostic test in a rural setting of Nanoro, Burkina Faso: from expectation to reality
Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are nowadays widely used in malaria endemic countries as an alternative to microscopy for the diagnosis of malaria. However, quality control of test performance and execut... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Francois Kiemde, Marc Christian Tahita, Massa dit Achille Bonko, Petra F. Mens, Halidou Tinto, Michael Boele van Hensbroek and Henk D. F. H. Schallig Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bionomics and insecticides resistance profiling of malaria vectors at a selected site for experimental hut trials in central Cameroon
Malaria vectors are increasingly developing resistance to insecticides across Africa. The impact of such resistance on the continued effectiveness of insecticide-based interventions remains unclear due to poor... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Benjamin D. Menze, Murielle J. Wondji, William Tchapga, Micareme Tchoupo, Jacob M. Riveron and Charles S. Wondji Tags: Research Source Type: research

Study of the diagnostic accuracy of microbiological techniques in the diagnosis of malaria in the immigrant population in Madrid
Malaria is currently the most important human parasitic disease in the world responsible for high morbidity and mortality. Appropriate diagnostic methods are essential for early detection. Microscopy examinati... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ariadna Mart ín-Díaz, José Miguel Rubio, Juan María Herrero-Martínez, Manolo Lizasoain, José Manuel Ruiz-Giardin, Jerónimo Jaqueti, Juan Cuadros, Gerardo Rojo-Marcos, Pablo Martín-Rabadán, María Calderón, Carolina Campelo, María Velasco and An Tags: Research Source Type: research

Manifestation of malaria in Mangaluru, southern India
Severe and fatal vivax malaria is increasingly reported from India. In Mangaluru, southern India, malaria is focused in urban areas and associated with importation by migrant workers. In Wenlock Hospital, the ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Prabhanjan P. Gai, Frank P. Mockenhaupt, Konrad Siegert, Jakob Wedam, Archith Boloor, Suyamindra S. Kulkarni, Rashmi Rasalkar, Arun Kumar, Animesh Jain, Chakrapani Mahabala, Pramod Gai, Shantaram Baliga, Rajeshwari Devi and Damodara Shenoy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using ante-natal clinic prevalence data to monitor temporal changes in malaria incidence in a humanitarian setting in the Democratic Republic of Congo
The number of clinical cases of malaria is often recorded in resource constrained or conflict settings as a proxy for disease burden. Interpreting case count data in areas of humanitarian need is challenging d... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Joel Hellewell, Patrick Walker, Azra Ghani, Bhargavi Rao and Thomas S. Churcher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ready for malaria elimination: zero indigenous case reported in the People ’s Republic of China
Malaria was once one of the most serious public health problems in China. However, the disease burden has sharply declined and epidemic areas have shrunk after the implementation of an integrated malaria contr... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 29, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jun Feng, Li Zhang, Fang Huang, Jian-Hai Yin, Hong Tu, Zhi-Gui Xia, Shui-Sen Zhou, Ning Xiao and Xiao-Nong Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Housing type and risk of malaria among under-five children in Nigeria: evidence from the malaria indicator survey
Malaria remains one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality among under-five (U5) children in Nigeria. Though different environmental factors have been assessed to influence the distribution and transmi... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 28, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Oyewale M. Morakinyo, Folusho M. Balogun and Adeniyi F. Fagbamigbe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the implementation of single screening and treatment for the control of malaria in pregnancy in Eastern Indonesia: a systems effectiveness analysis
Indonesia introduced single screening and treatment (SST) of pregnant women for the control of malaria in pregnancy in 2012. Under this policy pregnant women are screened for malaria at their first antenatal c... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jayne Webster, Ansariadi, Faustina Helena Burdam, Chandra Umbu Reku Landuwulang, Jane Bruce, Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo, Din Syafruddin, Rukhsana Ahmed and Jenny Hill Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of the national policy of single screening and treatment for the prevention of malaria in pregnancy in two districts in Eastern Indonesia: health provider perceptions
Malaria in pregnancy has devastating consequences for both the expectant mother and baby. Annually, 88.2 (70%) of the 125.2 million pregnancies in malaria endemic regions occur in the Asia –Pacific region. The ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Jenny Hill, Chandra U. R. Landuwulang, Ansariadi, Jenna Hoyt, Faustina H. Burdam, Irene Bonsapia, Din Syafruddin, Jeanne R. Poespoprodjo, Feiko O. ter Kuile, Rukhsana Ahmed and Jayne Webster Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluating a 24-h mobile reporting system for malaria notifications in comparison with a paper-based system in South Africa, 2015
As South Africa strives to achieve malaria elimination by 2018 (zero local cases) the country needs to strengthen its disease surveillance system by reducing the timeliness from case diagnosis to notification ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Ramokone Ednah Baloyi, Mbavhalelo Bridget Shandukani, Rebecca Graffy, Eunice Misiani, Natalie Mayet, Eric Mabunda, Aaron Mabuza, Bheki Qwabe, Bongani Ngwenyama, Carl Reddy and Devanand Moonasar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Semi-field studies to better understand the impact of eave tubes on mosquito mortality and behaviour
Eave tubes are a type of housing modification that provide a novel way of delivering insecticides to mosquitoes as they attempt to enter the house. The current study reports on a series of semi-field studies a... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Antoine M. G. Barreaux, N ’Guessan Brou, Alphonsine A. Koffi, Raphaël N’Guessan, Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Innocent Z. Tia and Matthew B. Thomas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Blood feeding behaviour comparison and contribution of Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles gambiae, two sibling species living in sympatry, to malaria transmission in Alibori and Donga region, northern Benin, West Africa
The main goal of this study was to assess the blood feeding behaviour and the contribution Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles gambiae, 2 sibling species of An. gambiae sensu stricto. present and living in sympatry ... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Martin C. Akogb éto, Albert Sourou Salako, Fortuné Dagnon, Rock Aïkpon, Michelle Kouletio, Arthur Sovi and Michel Sezonlin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Private sector drug shops frequently dispense parenteral anti-malarials in a rural region of Western Uganda
Malaria is a leading cause of paediatric morbidity and mortality in Uganda. More than half of febrile children in rural areas initially seek care at private clinics and drug shops. These shops are generally un... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Lawrence T. Wang, Robert Bwambale, Corinna Keeler, Raquel Reyes, Rabbison Muhindo, Michael Matte, Moses Ntaro, Edgar Mulogo, Radhika Sundararajan and Ross M. Boyce Tags: Research Source Type: research

Wall-type and indoor residual spraying application quality affect the residual efficacy of indoor residual spray against wild malaria vector in southwest Ethiopia
This study evaluated the impact of spray quality and wall surface types on residual efficacy of propoxu... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Zerihun Desalegn, Teklu Wegayehu and Fekadu Massebo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strain-transcending neutralization of malaria parasite by antibodies against Plasmodium falciparum enolase
Plasmodium enolase is a target for the growth neutralizing antibodies. Interestingly, the three invasive stages i.e. sporozoites, merozoites, and ookinetes express this protein on their cell surface. Polyclonal a... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Sneha Dutta, Aneesha Tewari, Chinthapalli Balaji, Reena Verma, Anasuya Moitra, Mamta Yadav, Prakhar Agrawal, Dinkar Sahal and Gotam K. Jarori Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plasmodium vivax in vitro continuous culture: the spoke in the wheel
Understanding the life cycle of Plasmodium vivax is fundamental for developing strategies aimed at controlling and eliminating this parasitic species. Although advances in omic sciences and high-throughput techni... (Source: Malaria Journal)
Source: Malaria Journal - August 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Maritza Berm údez, Darwin Andrés Moreno-Pérez, Gabriela Arévalo-Pinzón, Hernando Curtidor and Manuel Alfonso Patarroyo Tags: Review Source Type: research