Author Archives: Malaria Journal

Do the venous blood samples replicate malaria parasite densities found in capillary blood? A…

The measure of new drug- or vaccine-based approaches for malaria control is based on direct membrane feeding assays (DMFAs) where gametocyte-infected blood samples are offered to mosquitoes through an artifici…

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Evaluation of piperonyl butoxide in enhancing the efficacy of pyrethroid insecticides against…

Malaria vector control methods involving the use of pyrethroids remain the strategies being used against malaria vectors in Ghana.

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A new method for sequencing the hypervariable Plasmodium falciparum gene var2csa from clinical…

VAR2CSA, a member of the Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein 1 (PfEMP1) family, mediates the binding of P.

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Modelling the benefits of long-acting or transmission-blocking drugs for reducing Plasmodium…

Anti-malarial drugs are an important tool for malaria control and elimination.

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Which intervention is better for malaria vector control: insecticide mixture long-lasting…

Malaria control today is threatened by widespread insecticide resistance in vector populations.

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The development of an ivermectin-based attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB) to target Anopheles…

An increasing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are moving towards malaria-elimination, mostly thanks to successful vector control campaigns.

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Circulating microRNAs in malaria infection: bench to bedside

Severe malaria has a poor prognosis with a morbidity rate of 80% in tropical areas.

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Artemisinin combination therapy mass drug administration in a setting of low malaria…

Mass drug administration (MDA) appears to be effective in reducing the risk of malaria parasitaemia.

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Clinical and molecular surveillance of artemisinin resistant falciparum malaria in Myanmar…

Emergence of artemisinin-resistant malaria in Southeast Asian countries threatens the global control of malaria.

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Life-span of in vitro differentiated Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes

The sexual stages (gametocytes) of Plasmodium falciparum do not directly contribute to the pathology of malaria but are essential for transmission of the parasite from the human host to the mosquito.

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The Duffy binding protein (PkDBPαII) of Plasmodium knowlesi from Peninsular Malaysia and…

The zoonotic Plasmodium knowlesi is a major cause of human malaria in Malaysia.

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First record of Anopheles stephensi in Sri Lanka: a potential challenge for prevention of…

The major malaria vector in Sri Lanka is reported to be Anopheles culicifacies with Anopheles subpictus, Anopheles annularis, and Anopheles varuna considered as potential vectors.

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A reduction in malaria transmission intensity in Northern Ghana after 7 years of indoor…

Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is being implemented as one of the malaria prevention methods in the Northern Region of Ghana.

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Measuring the impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention as part of routine malaria control in…

Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) is a new strategy recommended by WHO in areas of highly seasonal transmission in March 2012.

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