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Contemporary gene flow between wild An. gambiae s.s. and An. arabiensis

July 31, 2014 - 16:40 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Weetman D, Steen K, Rippon EJ, Mawejje HD, Donnelly MJ, Wilding CS
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Parasites & Vectors 2014,7:345(24 July 2014)

Our results show that hybrids detected using standard diagnostics will often be hybrid generations beyond F1, and that in our study area around 5% (95% confidence intervals 3%-9%) of apparently 'pure' species samples may also be backcrosses.

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Not Open Access | Targeting the olfactory bulb during experimental cerebral malaria

July 31, 2014 - 16:02 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Laurent Rénia, Shanshan Wu Howland
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Trends in Parasitology, Volume 30, Issue 8, August 2014, Pages 375-376

In a new study, Coban and colleagues provide new clues on the involvement of the olfactory bulb during experimental cerebral malaria in mice that open the way to testable hypotheses and potentially earlier intervention in humans.

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The prospect of malaria elimination in the Arabian Peninsula: A population genetic approach

July 31, 2014 - 15:58 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Salama Al-Hamidhi, Mohammed A.K. Mahdy, Hamza A. Babiker, et al.
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Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 27, October 2014, Pages 25-31

Here we examined Plasmodium falciparum parasites in these sites to assess if the above success has limited diversity and gene flow.

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Effect of deworming on school-aged children's physical fitness, cognition and clinical parameters in a malaria-helminth co-endemic area of Cote d'Ivoire

July 30, 2014 - 17:08 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Hürlimann E, Houngbedji CA, N'Dri PB, Bänninger D, Coulibaly JT, Yap P, Silué KD, N'Goran EK, Raso G, Utzinger J
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BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14 :411 (25 July 2014)

This study revealed conflicting results regarding clinical parameters and cognitive behaviour of children after two rounds of deworming.

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Declining efficacy of artesunate plus sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine in northeastern India

July 30, 2014 - 14:12 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mishra N, Kaitholia K, Srivastava B, Shah NK, Narayan JP, Dev V, Phookan S, Anvikar AR, Rana R, Bharti RS, Sonal GS, Dhariwal AC, Valecha N
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :284 (22 July 2014)

AS + SP treatment failure was widespread in northeast India and exceeded the threshold for changing drug policy.

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Evaluation of community-based systems for the surveillance of day three-positive Plasmodium falciparum cases in Western Cambodia

July 30, 2014 - 14:07 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Cox J, Dy Soley L, Bunkea T, Sovannaroth S, Soy Ty K, Ngak S, Bjorge S, Ringwald P, Mellor S, Sintasath D, Meek S
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :282 (22 July 2014)

Community-based surveillance of day-3 P. falciparum cases is feasible, but highly intensive, and as such needs strong and continuous support, particularly supervision and training.

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Pharmacokinetic evaluation of intravenous artesunate in adults with uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Kenya: a phase II study

July 30, 2014 - 14:02 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Li Q, Remich S, Miller SR, Ogutu B, Otieno W, Melendez V, Teja-Isavadharm P, Weina PJ, Hickman MR, Smith B, Polhemus M
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :281 (22 July 2014)

Intravenous AS can provide much higher peak concentrations of AS when compared to concentrations achieved with oral therapy; this may be crucial for the rapid elimination of parasites in patients with severe malaria.

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Imported malaria in a non-endemic area: the experience of the university of Campinas hospital in the Brazilian Southeast

July 30, 2014 - 07:35 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Dos-Santos JC, Angerami RN, Castiñeiras CM, Lopes SC, Albrecht L, Garcia MT, Levy CE, Moretti ML, Lacerda MV, Costa FT
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :280 (22 July 2014)

Severe malaria cases were frequent among imported cases in Brazil outside of the Amazon area.

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Plasmodium falciparum parasites lacking histidine-rich protein 2 and 3: a review and recommendations for accurate reporting

July 30, 2014 - 07:22 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Cheng Q, Gatton ML, Barnwell J, Chiodini P, McCarthy J, Bell D, Cunningham J
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :283 (22 July 2014)

Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) play a critical role in malaria case management, surveillance and case investigations.

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