The world's scientific and social network for malaria professionals
Subscribe to free Newsletter | 11151 malaria professionals are enjoying the free benefits of MalariaWorld today

Scientific Articles

Open Access | Several domains from VAR2CSA can induce Plasmodium falciparum adhesion-blocking antibodies

January 13, 2010 - 13:28 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Ali Salanti, Mafalda Resende, Sisse B Ditlev, Vera V Pinto, Madeleine Dahlback, Gorm Andersen, Tom Manczak, Thor G Theander, Morten A Nielsen
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:11 (11 January 2010)

The paper provides additional data on the characterization of CSA-binding PfEMP1 domains, implicated in placental malaria, including practical concerns about how to develop an anti-PAM vaccine.

Medical Condition: 

Open Access | Severe malaria - a case of fatal Plasmodium knowlesi infection with post-mortem findings: a case report

January 13, 2010 - 13:23 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Janet Cox-Singh, Jessie Hiu, Sebastian B Lucas, Paul C Divis, Mohammad Zulkarnaen, Patricia Chandran, Kum T Wong, Patricia Adem, Sherif R Zaki, Balbir Singh, Sanjeev Krishna
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:10 (11 January 2010)

A case report of a fatal case of malaria knowlesi in a formerly healthy 40-year old male, ten days after spending time in the jungle of North Borneo.

Published Medium: 

Open Access | Molecular markers of resistance to sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine one year after implementation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants in Mali

January 13, 2010 - 13:20 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Alassane Dicko, Issaka Sagara, Abdoulaye A Djimde, Sidy O Toure, Mariam Traore, Souleymane Dama, Abdoulbaki I Diallo, Amadou Barry, Mohamed Dicko, Oumar M Coulibaly, Christophe Rogier, Alexandra de Sousa, Ogobara K Doumbo
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:9 (10 January 2010)

A paper that addresses the issue of possible selection of drug resistant parasites in the context of Intermittent Preventive Treatment in infants. Importantly, this study evaluates the impact of the intervention at community level, in a context of a large scale implementation.

Person: 
Country: 
Medical Condition: 
Medical Treatment: 

Open Access | Plasmodium falciparum resistance to anti-malarial drugs in Papua New Guinea: evaluation of a community-based approach for the molecular monitoring of resistance

January 13, 2010 - 13:15 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Jutta Marfurt, Thomas A Smith, Ian M Hastings, Ivo Muller, Albert Sie, Olive Oa, Moses Baisor, John C Reeder, Hans-Peter Beck, Blaise Genton
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:8 (7 January 2010)

Interesting paper aiming at investigating the role and applicability of the molecular drug resistance profiles in community samples in Papua New Guinea.

Medical Treatment: 

Open Access | Malaria control under the Taliban regime: insecticide-treated net purchasing, coverage, and usage among men and women in eastern Afghanistan

January 13, 2010 - 11:27 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Natasha Howard, Ahmad Shafi, Caroline Jones, Mark Rowland
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:7 (6 January 2010)

The paper provides an important contribution to information about malaria control in complex humanitarian settings, which is lacking in the current literature, as well as demonstrates the ability to conduct operational research in very restrained circumstances.

Person: 
Country: 
Medical Condition: 

Open Access | Attraction of Anopheles gambiae to odour baits augmented with heat and moisture

January 12, 2010 - 11:46 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Evelyn A Olanga, Michael N Okal, Phoebe A Mbadi, Elizabeth D Kokwaro, Wolfgang R Mukabana
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:6 (6 January 2010)

These findings indicate that olfactory cues are key mediators of the mosquito host-seeking process and that heat and moisture play a minor role.

Medical Condition: 

Open Access | Schistosoma mansoni infection reduces the incidence of murine cerebral malaria

January 12, 2010 - 11:42 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Judith H Waknine-Grinberg, Daniel Gold, Ariel Ohayon, Eliezer Flescher, Alina Heyfets, Michael J Doenhoff, Gabriele Schramm, Helmut Haas, Jacob Golenser
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:5 (5 January 2010)

This research supports previous claims of a protective effect of helminth infection on CM development.

Open Access | Assessing agreement between malaria slide density readings

January 12, 2010 - 11:33 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Neal Alexander, David Schellenberg, Billy Ngasala, Max Petzold, Chris Drakeley, Colin Sutherland
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:4 (4 January 2010)

The current paper seeks a procedure which avoids the disadvantages of these current options and whose parameter values are more clearly justified. 

Medical Condition: 

Open Access | Do consumers' preferences for improved provision of malaria treatment services differ by their socio-economic status and geographic location? A study in southeast Nigeria

January 10, 2010 - 18:01 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Do consumers' preferences for improved provision of malaria treatment services differ by their socio-economic status and geographic location? A study in southeast Nigeria
Reference: 
BMC Public Health 2010, 10:7

Treatment of malaria in Nigeria is still problematic and this contributes to worsening burden of the disease in the country.

Country: 
Medical Condition: 
Medical Treatment: 

A molecular map of chloroquine resistance in Mali

January 10, 2010 - 16:54 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
A. A. Djimde, B. Barger, A. Kone, A. H. Beavogui, M. Tekete, B. Fofana, A. Dara, H. Maiga, D. Dembele, S. Toure, S. Dama, D. Ouologuem, C. P. O. Sangare, A. Dolo, N. Sogoba, K. Nimaga, Y. Kone & O. K. Doumbo
Reference: 
FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology, Early View (Articles online in advance of print)

We present a comprehensive map of CQR in Mali, which strongly supports recent changes in drug policy away from chloroquine.

Country: 
Medical Condition: 
Medical Treatment: 

Pages

Subscribe to Scientific Articles