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Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Plasmodium falciparum by Amplification of Multi-Copy Subtelomeric Targets

March 4, 2015 - 09:03 -- Open Access
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Natalie Hofmann, Felista Mwingira, Seif Shekalaghe, Leanne J. Robinson, Ivo Mueller, Ingrid Felger
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PLoS Med 12(3): e1001788

Measured malaria prevalence in communities is largely determined by the sensitivity of the diagnostic tool used.

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Antisense long noncoding RNAs regulate var gene activation in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

March 4, 2015 - 09:00 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Inbar Amit-Avraham, Guy Pozner, Shiri Eshar, Yair Fastman, Netanel Kolevzon, Eylon Yavin, and Ron Dzikowski
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PNAS March 3, 2015 vol. 112 no. 9 E982-E991

The virulence of Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of the deadliest form of human malaria, is attributed to its ability to evade human immunity through antigenic variation.

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Malaria Induces Anemia through CD8+ T Cell-Dependent Parasite Clearance and Erythrocyte Removal in the Spleen

March 3, 2015 - 17:32 -- Open Access
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Innocent Safeukui, Noé D. Gomez, Kasturi Haldar, et al.
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mBio.02493-14 20 January 2015 mBio vol. 6 no. 1 e02493-14

Severe malarial anemia (SMA) in semi-immune individuals eliminates both infected and uninfected erythrocytes and is a frequent fatal complication.

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Screening the Medicines for Malaria Venture "Malaria Box" against the Plasmodium falciparum Aminopeptidases, M1, M17 and M18

March 3, 2015 - 17:30 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Alessandro Paiardini, Rebecca S. Bamert, Komagal Kannan-Sivaraman, Nyssa Drinkwater, Shailesh N. Mistry, Peter J. Scammells, Sheena McGowan
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PLoS ONE 10(2): e0115859

Malaria is a parasitic disease that remains a global health burden.

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Efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in the setting of three different chemopreventive regimens

March 3, 2015 - 14:25 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
James Kapisi, Victor Bigira, Tamara Clark, Stephen Kinara, Florence Mwangwa, Jane Achan, Moses Kamya, Seyi Soremekun, Grant Dorsey
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:53 (5 February 2015)

 In the setting of chemoprevention, treatment of uncomplicated malaria with AL was safe and efficacious, with moderate protection against recurrent malaria among children assigned monthly DP.

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Investigating the acceptability of non-mesh, long-lasting insecticidal nets amongst nomadic communities in Garissa County, Kenya using a prospective, longitudinal study design and cross-sectional household surveys

March 3, 2015 - 14:22 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Georgia R Gore-Langton, James Mungai, Richard Allan, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:52 (5 February 2015)

This study investigates the acceptability of non-mesh LLINs, specifically designed to suit nomadic, outdoor sleeping communities.

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A simulation model of the within-host dynamics of Plasmodium vivax infection

March 3, 2015 - 14:19 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Douglas H Kerlin, Michelle L Gatton
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:51 (5 February 2015)

The results from the model provides useful insights into the dynamics of P. vivax infection in human hosts, in particular the timing of host infectiousness and the role of the hypnozoite in perpetuating infection.

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African Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Alleles Associated with Protection from Severe Malaria in Heterozygous Females in Tanzania

March 2, 2015 - 19:27 -- Open Access
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Alphaxard Manjurano, Nuno Sepulveda, Taane G. Clark, et al.
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PLoS Genet 11(2): e1004960

X-linked Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) A- deficiency is prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa populations, and has been associated with protection from severe malaria.

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NOT Open Access | Mosquito larvicidal potential of silver nanoparticles synthesized using Chomelia asiatica (Rubiaceae) against Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)

March 2, 2015 - 19:25 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Udaiyan Muthukumaran, Marimuthu Govindarajan & Mohan Rajeswary
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Parasitology Research, March 2015, Volume 114, Issue 3, pp 989-999

Mosquitoes transmit serious human diseases, causing millions of deaths every year.

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Anopheles Midgut Epithelium Evades Human Complement Activity by Capturing Factor H from the Blood Meal

March 2, 2015 - 19:24 -- Open Access
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Ayman Khattab, Marta Barroso, Tiera Miettinen, Seppo Meri
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9(2): e0003513

Hematophagous vectors strictly require ingesting blood from their hosts to complete their life cycles

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