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Malaria Journal

Malaria Journal 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 529 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Remarkable diversity of intron-1 of the para voltage-gated sodium channel gene in an Anopheles gambiae/Anopheles coluzzii hybrid zone

Federica Santolamazza, Beniamino Caputo, Davis C Nwakanma, Caterina Fanello, Vincenzo Petrarca, David J Conway, David Weetman, Joao Pinto, Emiliano Mancini, Alessandra della Torre

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Colonization of malaria vectors under semi-field conditions as a strategy for maintaining genetic and phenotypic similarity with wild populations

Kija R Ng’habi, Yoosook Lee, Bart G J Knols, Dickson Mwasheshi, Gregory C Lanzaro, Heather M Ferguson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Field assessment of dried Plasmodium falciparum samples for malaria rapid diagnostic test quality control and proficiency testing in Ethiopia

Afework Tamiru, Lucy Boulanger, Michelle A Chang, Joseph L Malone, Michael Aidoo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Underestimation of foraging behaviour by standard field methods in malaria vector mosquitoes in southern Africa

Smita Das, Tyler C Henning, Limonty Simubali, Harry Hamapumbu, Lukwa Nzira, Edmore Mamini, Aramu Makuwaza, Mbanga Muleba, Douglas E Norris, Jennifer C Stevenson, for the Southern Africa ICEMR Team

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceptions and utilization of the anti-malarials artemether-lumefantrine and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in young children in the Chikhwawa District of Malawi: a mixed methods study

Victoria L Ewing, Dianne J Terlouw, Andrew Kapinda, Cheryl Pace, Esther Richards, Rachel Tolhurst, David G Lalloo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of low socio-economic status and risk of Plasmodium vivax malaria infection in Panama (2009–2012): a case–control study

Nicanor Obaldia III

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of mediation analysis to assess the effects of a behaviour change communication strategy on bed net ideation and household universal coverage in Tanzania

Emily E Ricotta, Marc Boulay, Robert Ainslie, Stella Babalola, Megan Fotheringham, Hannah Koenker, Matthew Lynch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria parasite carriage and risk determinants in a rural population: a malariometric survey in Rwanda

Fredrick Kateera, Petra F Mens, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Chantal M Ingabire, Liberata Muragijemariya, Parfait Karinda, Martin P Grobusch, Leon Mutesa, Michèle van Vugt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of livestock on the abundance, resting behaviour and sporozoite rate of malaria vectors in southern Tanzania

Valeriana S Mayagaya, Gamba Nkwengulila, Issa N Lyimo, Japheti Kihonda, Hassan Mtambala, Hassan Ngonyani, Tanya L Russell, Heather M Ferguson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of a behaviour change intervention on long-lasting insecticidal net care and repair behaviour and net condition in Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Hannah Koenker, Albert Kilian, Gabrielle Hunter, Angela Acosta, Leah Scandurra, Babafunke Fagbemi, Emmanuel O Onyefunafoa, Megan Fotheringham, Matthew Lynch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 gene deletions in Puerto Lempira, Honduras

Joseph F Abdallah, Sheila Akinyi Okoth, Gustavo A Fontecha, Rosa Elena Mejia Torres, Engels I Banegas, María Luisa Matute, Sandra Tamara Mancero Bucheli, Ira F Goldman, Alexandre Macedo de Oliveira, John W Barnwell, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Measuring naturally acquired ex vivo IFN-γ responses to Plasmodium falciparum cell-traversal protein for ookinetes and sporozoites (CelTOS) in Ghanaian adults

Dorothy Anum, Kwadwo A Kusi, Harini Ganeshan, Michael R Hollingdale, Michael F Ofori, Kwadwo A Koram, Ben A Gyan, Susan Adu-Amankwah, Edem Badji, Jun Huang, Maria Belmonte, Glenna J Banania, Theophilus B Kwofie, Eileen Villasante, Daniel Dodoo, Martha Sedegah

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Changes in malaria epidemiology in a rural area of Cubal, Angola

Fernando Salvador, Yolima Cossio, Marta Riera, Adrián Sánchez-Montalvá, Cristina Bocanegra, Jacobo Mendioroz, Arlette N Eugenio, Elena Sulleiro, Warren Meredith, Teresa López, Milagros Moreno, Israel Molina

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interactions between a fungal entomopathogen and malaria parasites within a mosquito vector

Rebecca L Heinig, Matthew B Thomas

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Splenic CD11c(+) cells derived from semi-immune mice protect naïve mice against experimental cerebral malaria

Lam Q Bao, Dang M Nhi, Nguyen T Huy, Mihoko Kikuchi, Tetsuo Yanagi, Shinjiro Hamano, Kenji Hirayama

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria incidence and assessment of entomological indices among resettled communities in Ethiopia: a longitudinal study

Teshome Degefa, Ahmed Zeynudin, Ameyu Godesso, Yohannes Haile Michael, Kasahun Eba, Endalew Zemene, Daniel Emana, Belay Birlie, Kora Tushune, Delenasaw Yewhalaw

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of a PfHRP2-based rapid diagnostic test and PCR for malaria in a low prevalence setting in rural southern Zambia: implications for elimination

Natasha M Laban, Tamaki Kobayashi, Harry Hamapumbu, David Sullivan, Sungano Mharakurwa, Philip E Thuma, Clive J Shiff, William J Moss, for Southern Africa International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

SMS photograph-based external quality assessment of reading and interpretation of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pierre Mukadi, Philippe Gillet, Barbara Barbé, Jean Luamba, Albert Lukuka, Joris Likwela, Dieudonné Mumba, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Pascal Lutumba, Jan Jacobs

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Randomized non-inferiority and safety trial of dihydroartemisin-piperaquine and artesunate-amodiaquine versus artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Cameroonian children

Akindeh M Nji, Innocent M Ali, Marcel N Moyeh, Eric-Oliver Ngongang, Aristide M Ekollo, Jean-Paul Chedjou, Valentine N Ndikum, Marie S Evehe, Guenter Froeschl, Christian Heumann, Ulrich Mansmann, Olumide Ogundahunsi, Wilfred F Mbacham

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular detection of human Plasmodium species in Sabah using PlasmoNex™ multiplex PCR and hydrolysis probes real-time PCR

Ping Chin Lee, Eric Tzyy Jiann Chong, Fread Anderios, Yvonne AL Lim, Ching Hoong Chew, Kek Heng Chua

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Simultaneous quantitation of chloroquine and primaquine by UPLC-DAD and comparison with a HPLC-DAD method

Tiago A Miranda, Pedro HR Silva, Gerson A Pianetti, Isabela C César

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

IL10A genotypic association with decreased IL-10 circulating levels in malaria infected individuals from endemic area of the Brazilian Amazon

Virginia A Pereira, Juan C Sánchez-Arcila, Antonio Teva, Daiana S Perce-da-Silva, Mariana PA Vasconcelos, Cleoni AM Lima, Cesarino JL Aprígio, Rodrigo N Rodrigues-da-Silva, Davi O Santos, Dalma M Banic, Maria G Bonecini-Almeida, Josué C Lima-Júnior, Joseli Oliveira-Ferreira

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cohort study of the effectiveness of insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent malaria in an area of moderate pyrethroid resistance, Malawi

Kim A Lindblade, Dyson Mwandama, Themba Mzilahowa, Laura Steinhardt, John Gimnig, Monica Shah, Andy Bauleni, Jacklyn Wong, Ryan Wiegand, Paul Howell, John Zoya, John Chiphwanya, Don P Mathanga

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Avian malaria parasites in the last supper: identifying encounters between parasites and the invasive Asian mosquito tiger and native mosquito species in Italy

Josué Martínez-de la Puente, Joaquín Muñoz, Gioia Capelli, Fabrizio Montarsi, Ramón Soriguer, Daniele Arnoldi, Annapaola Rizzoli, Jordi Figuerola

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased sample volume and use of quantitative reverse-transcription PCR can improve prediction of liver-to-blood inoculum size in controlled human malaria infection studies

Susanne H Hodgson, Alexander D Douglas, Nick J Edwards, Domtila Kimani, Sean C Elias, Ming Chang, Glenda Daza, Annette M Seilie, Charles Magiri, Alfred Muia, Elizabeth A Juma, Andrew O Cole, Thomas W Rampling, Nicholas A Anagnostou, Sarah C Gilbert, Stephen L Hoffman, Simon J Draper, Philip Bejon, Bernhards Ogutu, Kevin Marsh, Adrian VS Hill, Sean C Murphy

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Poor adherence to the malaria management protocol among health workers attending under-five year old febrile children at Omdurman Hospital, Sudan

Jalal A Bilal, Gasim I Gasim, Mohamed T Abdien, Khalid A Elmardi, Elfatih M Malik, Ishag Adam

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outdoor-sleeping and other night-time activities in northern Ghana: implications for residual transmission and malaria prevention

April Monroe, Obed Asamoah, Yukyan Lam, Hannah Koenker, Paul Psychas, Matthew Lynch, Emily Ricotta, Sureyya Hornston, Amanda Berman, Steven A Harvey

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Addition of histamine to subcutaneously injected Plasmodium berghei sporozoites increases the parasite liver load and could facilitate whole-parasite vaccination

Johannes Pfeil, Jan F Heine, Ann-Kristin Mueller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temporal changes in Plasmodium falciparum anti-malarial drug sensitivity in vitro and resistance-associated genetic mutations in isolates from Papua New Guinea

Tamarah Koleala, Stephan Karl, Moses Laman, Brioni R Moore, John Benjamin, Celine Barnadas, Leanne J Robinson, Johanna H Kattenberg, Sarah Javati, Rina PM Wong, Anna Rosanas-Urgell, Inoni Betuela, Peter M Siba, Ivo Mueller, Timothy ME Davis

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fitness cost of resistance for lumefantrine and piperaquine-resistant Plasmodium berghei in a mouse model

Winnie R Gimode, Daniel M Kiboi, Francis T Kimani, Hannah N Wamakima, Marion W Burugu, Francis W Muregi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of chloroquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax in the Saharan zone in Mauritania

Mohamed Salem Ould Ahmedou Salem, Yeslim Ould Mohamed Lemine, Jemila Mint Deida, Mohamed Aly Ould Lemrabott, Mohamed Ouldabdallahi, Mamadou dit Dialaw Ba, Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary, Mohamed Lemine Ould Khairy, Mohamed Boubacar Abdel Aziz, Pascal Ringwald, Leonardo K Basco, Saidou Doro Niang, Sidi Mohamed Lebatt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Establishing a China malaria diagnosis reference laboratory network for malaria elimination

Jian-hai Yin, He Yan, Fang Huang, Mei Li, Hui-hui Xiao, Shui-sen Zhou, Zhi-gui Xia

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Active case surveillance, passive case surveillance and asymptomatic malaria parasite screening illustrate different age distribution, spatial clustering and seasonality in western Kenya

Guofa Zhou, Yaw A Afrane, Sameer Malla, Andrew K Githeko, Guiyun Yan

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Airport malaria: report of four cases in Tunisia

Emna Siala, Dhikrayet Gamara, Kalthoum Kallel, Jabeur Daaboub, Faiçal Zouiten, Sandrine Houzé, Aïda Bouratbine, Karim Aoun

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for point-of-care detection of asymptomatic low-density malaria parasite carriers in Zanzibar

Jackie Cook, Berit Aydin-Schmidt, Iveth J González, David Bell, Elin Edlund, Majda H Nassor, Mwinyi Msellem, Abdullah Ali, Ali K Abass, Andreas Mårtensson, Anders Björkman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (NINA-LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria in Northwest Ethiopia

Meslo Sema, Abebe Alemu, Abebe Genetu Bayih, Sisay Getie, Gebeyaw Getnet, Dylan Guelig, Robert Burton, Paul LaBarre, Dylan R Pillai

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The design and evaluation of a shaped filter collection device to sample and store defined volume dried blood spots from finger pricks

Spencer D Polley, David Bell, James Oliver, Frank Tully, Mark D Perkins, Peter L Chiodini, Iveth J González

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Infection importation: a key challenge to malaria elimination on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

John Bradley, Feliciano Monti, Andrea M Rehman, Christopher Schwabe, Daniel Vargas, Guillermo Garcia, Dianna Hergott, Matilde Riloha, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In vivo monitoring of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine sensitivity in Plasmodium falciparum along the China-Myanmar border of Yunnan Province, China from 2007 to 2013

Hui Liu, Heng-lin Yang, Lin-hua Tang, Xing-liang Li, Fang Huang, Jia-zhi Wang, Chun-fu Li, Heng-ye Wang, Ren-hua Nie, Xiang-rui Guo, Ying-xue Lin, Mei Li, Jian Wang, Jian-wei Xu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multinormal in vitro distribution of Plasmodium falciparum susceptibility to piperaquine and pyronaridine

Aurélie Pascual, Marilyn Madamet, Sébastien Briolant, Tiphaine Gaillard, Rémy Amalvict, Nicolas Benoit, Dominique Travers, Bruno Pradines, the French National Reference Centre for Imported Malaria Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In vitro synergistic effect of fluoroquinolone analogues in combination with artemisinin against Plasmodium falciparum; their antiplasmodial action in rodent malaria model

Drishti Agarwal, Manish Sharma, Sandeep K Dixit, Roshan K Dutta, Ashok K Singh, Rinkoo D Gupta, Satish K Awasthi

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fast track antibody V-gene rescue, recombinant expression in plants and characterization of a PfMSP4-specific antibody

Stephanie Kapelski, Alexander Boes, Holger Spiegel, Melanie de Almeida, Torsten Klockenbring, Andreas Reimann, Rainer Fischer, Stefan Barth, Rolf Fendel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

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

Douglas H Kerlin, Michelle L Gatton

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

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

Georgia R Gore-Langton, James Mungai, Nfornuh Alenwi, Abdulla Abagira, Owen M Bicknell, Rebecca Harrison, Farah A Hassan, Stephen Munga, Francis Njoroge, Elizabeth Juma, Richard Allan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

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

James Kapisi, Victor Bigira, Tamara Clark, Stephen Kinara, Florence Mwangwa, Jane Achan, Moses Kamya, Seyi Soremekun, Grant Dorsey

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A novel inhibitor of Plasmodium falciparum spermidine synthase: a twist in the tail

Pieter B Burger, Marni Williams, Janina Sprenger, Shaun B Reeksting, Mariëtte Botha, Ingrid B Müller, Fourie Joubert, Lyn-Marie Birkholtz, Abraham I Louw

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of malaria rapid diagnostic test incentive schemes for informal private healthcare providers in Myanmar

Ingrid T Chen, Tin Aung, Hnin Nwe Nwe Thant, May Sudhinaraset, James G Kahn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Protection of Malian children from clinical malaria is associated with recognition of multiple antigens

Modibo Daou, Bourèma Kouriba, Nicolas Ouédraogo, Issa Diarra, Charles Arama, Yamoussa Keita, Sibiri Sissoko, Boucary Ouologuem, Seydou Arama, Teun Bousema, Ogobara K Doumbo, Robert W Sauerwein, Anja Scholzen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Costing the supply chain for delivery of ACT and RDTs in the public sector in Benin and Kenya

Rima Shretta, Brittany Johnson, Lisa Smith, Seydou Doumbia, Don de Savigny, Ravi Anupindi, Prashant Yadav

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparative analysis of the profiles of IgG subclass-specific responses to Plasmodium falciparum apical membrane antigen-1 and merozoite surface protein-1 in naturally exposed individuals living in malaria hypoendemic settings, Iran

Maryam Rouhani, Sedigheh Zakeri, Akram A Mehrizi, Navid D Djadid

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A spatial individual-based model predicting a great impact of copious sugar sources and resting sites on survival of Anopheles gambiae and malaria parasite transmission

Lin Zhu, Whitney A Qualls, John M Marshall, Kris L Arheart, Donald L DeAngelis, John W McManus, Sekou F Traore, Seydou Doumbia, Yosef Schlein, Günter C Müller, John C Beier

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum susceptibility to standard and potential anti-malarial drugs in Dakar, Senegal, during the 2013–2014 malaria season

Bécaye Fall, Cheikhou Camara, Mansour Fall, Aminata Nakoulima, Pierre Dionne, Bakary Diatta, Yaya Diemé, Boubacar Wade, Bruno Pradines

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Motivation and challenges for use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests among informal providers in Myanmar: a qualitative study

May Sudhinaraset, Christina Briegleb, Moe Aung, Hnin Su Su Khin, Tin Aung

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of insecticide resistance in malaria vector Anopheles sinensis populations from Shandong province in China

Yuhua Dai, Xiaodan Huang, Peng Cheng, Lijuan Liu, Haifang Wang, Huaiwei Wang, Jingxuan Kou

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The prognostic utility of bedside assessment of adults hospitalized with malaria in Myanmar: a retrospective analysis

Myat Kaung, Tint Tint Kyi, Ne Myo Aung, Myat Phone Kyaw, Myo Min, Zaw Win Htet, Nicholas M Anstey, Mar Mar Kyi, Josh Hanson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine + artesunate, sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine + amodiaquine, and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine alone in uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Mali

Hamma Maiga, Abdoulaye A Djimde, Abdoul H Beavogui, Ousmane Toure, Mamadou Tekete, Cheick Papa O Sangare, Antoine Dara, Zoumana I Traore, Oumar B Traore, Souleymane Dama, Christelle N’Dong, Hamidou Niangaly, Nouhoum Diallo, Demba Dembele, Issaka Sagara, Ogobara K Doumbo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of antiplasmodial activity of medicinal plants from North Indian Buchpora and South Indian Eastern Ghats

Naveen K Kaushik, Asokan Bagavan, Abdul A Rahuman, Abdul A Zahir, Chinnaperumal Kamaraj, Gandhi Elango, Chidambaram Jayaseelan, Arivarasan V Kirthi, Thirunavukkarasu Santhoshkumar, Sampath Marimuthu, Govindasamy Rajakumar, Santosh K Tiwari, Dinkar Sahal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Transcription of the var genes from a freshly-obtained field isolate of Plasmodium falciparum shows more variable switching patterns than long laboratory-adapted isolates

Run Ye, Dongmei Zhang, Biaobang Chen, Yongqiang Zhu, Yilong Zhang, Shengyue Wang, Weiqing Pan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mast cell activation in the skin of Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients

Panop Wilainam, Rungrat Nintasen, Parnpen Viriyavejakul

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-examining environmental correlates of Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity: a data-intensive variable selection approach

Daniel J Weiss, Bonnie Mappin, Ursula Dalrymple, Samir Bhatt, Ewan Cameron, Simon I Hay, Peter W Gething

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a retrospective birth outcomes study in Mansa, Zambia

Kimberly E Mace, Victor Chalwe, Bonnie L Katalenich, Michael Nambozi, Luamba Mubikayi, Chikuli K Mulele, Ryan E Wiegand, Scott J Filler, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, Allen S Craig, Kathrine R Tan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification of important interacting proteins (IIPs) in Plasmodium falciparum using large-scale interaction network analysis and in-silico knock-out studies

Madhumita Bhattacharyya, Saikat Chakrabarti

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Utilization of community health workers for malaria treatment: results from a three-year panel study in the districts of Kaya and Zorgho, Burkina Faso

Thomas Druetz, Valéry Ridde, Seni Kouanda, Antarou Ly, Souleymane Diabaté, Slim Haddad

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of immunization schedule with the malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S/AS01E on protective efficacy and anti-circumsporozoite protein antibody avidity in African infants

Anthony Ajua, Bertrand Lell, Selidji Todagbe Agnandji, Kwaku Poku Asante, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Grace Mwangoka, Maxmilliam Mpina, Nahya Salim, Marcel Tanner, Salim Abdulla, Johan Vekemans, Erik Jongert, Marc Lievens, Pierre Cambron, Chris F Ockenhouse, Peter G Kremsner, Benjamin Mordmüller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates based on MSP-1 and MSP-2 genes from Kolla-Shele area, Arbaminch Zuria District, southwest Ethiopia

Hussein Mohammed, Tedla Mindaye, Meseret Belayneh, Moges Kassa, Ashenafi Assefa, Mekonnen Tadesse, Adugna Woyessa, Tesfaye Mengesha, Amha Kebede

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel mutations on the ace-1 gene of the malaria vector Anopheles albimanus provide evidence for balancing selection in an area of high insecticide resistance in Peru

Kelly A Liebman, Jesus Pinto, Jorge Valle, Miriam Palomino, Lucrecia Vizcaino, William Brogdon, Audrey Lenhart

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of molecular markers for anti-malarial drug resistance after the introduction and scale-up of malaria control interventions in western Kenya

Monica Shah, Yusuf Omosun, Ashima Lal, Christopher Odero, Wangeci Gatei, Kephas Otieno, John E Gimnig, Feiko ter Kuile, William A Hawley, Bernard Nahlen, Simon Kariuki, Edward Walker, Laurence Slutsker, Mary Hamel, Ya Ping Shi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

PfMDR2 and PfMDR5 are dispensable for Plasmodium falciparum asexual parasite multiplication but change in vitro susceptibility to anti-malarial drugs

Maarten van der Velden, Sanna R Rijpma, Frans GM Russel, Robert W Sauerwein, Jan B Koenderink

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exposure to artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®) in first trimester pregnancy in an observational study in Zambia

Christine Manyando, Eric M Njunju, Mailis Virtanen, Kamal Hamed, Melba Gomes, Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax population before elimination of malaria in Hainan Province, China

Yu-Chun Li, Guang-Ze Wang, Feng Meng, Wen Zeng, Chang-hua He, Xi-Min Hu, Shan-Qing Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In vivo antiplasmodial and toxicological effect of Maytenus senegalensis traditionally used in the treatment of malaria in Tanzania

Hamisi M Malebo, Victor Wiketye, Shaaban J Katani, Nteghenjwa A Kitufe, Vitus A Nyigo, Calister P Imeda, John W Ogondiek, Richard Sunguruma, Paulo P Mhame, Julius J Massaga, Bertha Mammuya, Kesheni P Senkoro, Susan F Rumisha, Mwelecele N Malecela, Andrew Y Kitua

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Attitudes toward home-based malaria testing in rural and urban Sierra Leone

Shamika Ranasinghe, Rashid Ansumana, Joseph M Lamin, Alfred S Bockarie, Umaru Bangura, Jacob AG Buanie, David A Stenger, Kathryn H Jacobsen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Simian malaria in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: first description of natural infection of capuchin monkeys (Cebinae subfamily) by Plasmodium simium

Denise Anete Madureira de Alvarenga, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Taís Nóbrega de Sousa, Alcides Pissinatti, Mariano G Zalis, Martha C Suaréz-Mutis, Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira, Patrícia Brasil, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, Cristiana Ferreira Alves de Brito

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interactions between malaria and HIV infections in pregnant women: a first report of the magnitude, clinical and laboratory features, and predictive factors in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Roger D Wumba, Josué Zanga, Michel N Aloni, Kennedy Mbanzulu, Aimé Kahindo, Madone N Mandina, Mathilde B Ekila, Oussama Mouri, Eric Kendjo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relationship between Plasmodium infection, anaemia and nutritional status in asymptomatic children aged under five years living in stable transmission zones in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Vivi Maketa, Hypolite Muhindo Mavoko, Raquel Inocêncio da Luz, Josué Zanga, Joachim Lubiba, Albert Kalonji, Pascal Lutumba, Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum malaria among Duffy-positive and Duffy-negative populations in Ethiopia

Eugenia Lo, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Daibin Zhong, Endalew Zemene, Teshome Degefa, Kora Tushune, Margaret Ha, Ming-Chieh Lee, Anthony A James, Guiyun Yan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality assurance of malaria rapid diagnostic tests used for routine patient care in rural Tanzania: microscopy versus real-time polymerase chain reaction

Irene M Masanja, Meredith L McMorrow, Mussa B Maganga, Debora Sumari, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Peter D McElroy, S Patrick Kachur, Naomi W Lucchi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Epidemiology of forest malaria in Central Vietnam: the hidden parasite reservoir

Pham Vinh Thanh, Nguyen Van Hong, Nguyen Van Van, Carine Van Malderen, Valérie Obsomer, Anna Rosanas-Urgell, Koen Peeters Grietens, Nguyen Xuan Xa, Germana Bancone, Nongnud Chowwiwat, Tran Thanh Duong, Umberto D’Alessandro, Niko Speybroeck, Annette Erhart

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are Tanzanian patients attending public facilities or private retailers more likely to adhere to artemisinin-based combination therapy?

Katia Bruxvoort, Admirabilis Kalolella, Matthew Cairns, Charles Festo, Mitya Kenani, Peter Lyaruu, S Patrick Kachur, David Schellenberg, Catherine Goodman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quantification of Plasmodium-host protein interactions on intact, unmodified erythrocytes by back-scattering interferometry

Phoonthawee Saetear, Abigail J Perrin, S Josefin Bartholdson, Madushi Wanaguru, Amanda Kussrow, Darryl J Bornhop, Gavin J Wright

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of malaria diagnostic uptake in the retail sector: qualitative analysis from focus groups in Uganda

Jessica Cohen, Alex Cox, William Dickens, Kathleen Maloney, Felix Lam, Günther Fink

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Drying anti-malarial drugs in vitro tests to outsource SYBR green assays

Karim Traore, Adeline Lavoignat, Guillaume Bonnot, Fatimata Sow, Giuliana C Bess, Marjorie Chavant, Frederick Gay, Ogobara Doumbo, Stephane Picot

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distinct genetic difference between the Duffy binding protein (PkDBPαII) of Plasmodium knowlesi clinical isolates from North Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia

Mun-Yik Fong, Sarah AA Rashdi, Ruhani Yusof, Yee-Ling Lau

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modelling sterile insect technique to control the population of Anopheles gambiae

James E Gentile, Samuel SC Rund, Gregory R Madey

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

G6PD gene variants and its association with malaria in a Sri Lankan population

Rajika L Dewasurendra, Kirk A Rockett, S Deepika Fernando, Richard Carter, Dominic P Kwiatkowski, Nadira D Karunaweera, in collaboration with the MalariaGEN Consortium

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cytokine and chemokine profile of the innate and adaptive immune response of schistosoma haematobium and plasmodium falciparum single and co-infected school-aged children from an endemic area of Lambaréné, Gabon

Ulysse Ateba-Ngoa, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Jeannot F Zinsou, Roland F Kassa Kassa, Hermelijn Smits, Marguerite Massinga-Loembe, Benjamin Mordmüller, Peter G Kremsner, Maria Yazdanbakhsh

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Submicroscopic and asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections are common in western Thailand - molecular and serological evidence

Elisabeth Baum, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Jeeraphat Sirichaisinthop, Kirakorn Kiattibutr, D Huw Davies, Aarti Jain, Eugenia Lo, Ming-Chieh Lee, Arlo Z Randall, Douglas M Molina, Xiaowu Liang, Liwang Cui, Philip L Felgner, Guiyun Yan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distribution of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes and malaria-attributable fraction of fever episodes along an altitudinal transect in Western Cameroon

Timoléon Tchuinkam, Bridget Nyih-Kong, François Fopa, Frédéric Simard, Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Herman-Parfait Awono-Ambene, Laura Guidone, Mbida Mpoame

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frequency and correlates of malaria over-treatment in areas of differing malaria transmission: a cross-sectional study in rural Western Kenya

Frankline M Onchiri, Patricia B Pavlinac, Benson O Singa, Jacqueline M Naulikha, Elizabeth A Odundo, Carey Farquhar, Barbra A Richardson, Grace John-Stewart, Judd L Walson

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A critical review of traditional medicine and traditional healer use for malaria and among people in malaria-endemic areas: contemporary research in low to middle-income Asia-Pacific countries

Dwi L Suswardany, David W Sibbritt, Sudibyo Supardi, Sungwon Chang, Jon Adams

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of new and known species of haemoparasites in feral pigeons in northwest Italy

Frine Eleonora Scaglione, Paola Pregel, Francesca Tiziana Cannizzo, Antón Davìd Pérez-Rodríguez, Ezio Ferroglio, Enrico Bollo

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria in Mauritania: retrospective and prospective overview

Khadijetou Mint Lekweiry, Mohamed Salem Ould Ahmedou Salem, Leonardo K Basco, Sébastien Briolant, Jamaleddine Hafid, Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The sterilizing effect of pyriproxyfen on the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae: physiological impact on ovaries development

Bayili Koama, Moussa Namountougou, Roger Sanou, Sévérin Ndo, Abdoulaye Ouattara, Roch K Dabiré, David Malone, Abdoulaye Diabaté

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Screening for an ivermectin slow-release formulation suitable for malaria vector control

Carlos Chaccour, Ángel Irigoyen Barrio, Ana Gloria Gil Royo, Diego Martinez Urbistondo, Hannah Slater, Felix Hammann, Jose Luis Del Pozo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of rapid diagnostic test Plasmotec Malaria-3, microscopy, and quantitative real-time PCR for diagnoses of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in Mimika Regency, Papua, Indonesia

Liony Fransisca, Josef Hari Kusnanto, Tri Baskoro T Satoto, Boni Sebayang, ᅟ Supriyanto, Eko Andriyan, Michael J Bangs

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sibling species of the Anopheles funestus group, and their infection with malaria and lymphatic filarial parasites, in archived and newly collected specimens from northeastern Tanzania

Yahya A Derua, Michael Alifrangis, Stephen M Magesa, William N Kisinza, Paul E Simonsen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improving uptake and use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in the context of artemisinin drug resistance containment in eastern Myanmar: an evaluation of incentive schemes among informal private healthcare providers

Tin Aung, Christopher White, Dominic Montagu, Willi McFarland, Thaung Hlaing, Hnin Su Su Khin, Aung Kyaw San, Christina Briegleb, Ingrid Chen, May Sudhinaraset

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Plasmodium vivax rhoptry neck protein 5 is expressed in the apical pole of Plasmodium vivax VCG-1 strain schizonts and binds to human reticulocytes

Gabriela Arévalo-Pinzón, Maritza Bermúdez, Hernando Curtidor, Manuel A Patarroyo

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria Policy Advisory Committee to the WHO: conclusions and recommendations of sixth biannual meeting (September 2014)

WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee and Secretariat

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of azithromycin plus chloroquine versus artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children in Africa: a randomized, open-label study

Richa Chandra, Patrick Ansah, Issaka Sagara, Ali Sie, Alfred B Tiono, Abdoulaye A Djimde, Qinying Zhao, Jeffery Robbins, Louis K Penali, Bernhards Ogutu

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evidence-based malaria control in Timor Leste from 2006 to 2012

Manel AMG Yapabandara, Raul Sarmento, Maria do Rosario de Fatima Mota, Johanes don Bosco, Nelson Martins, Ananda R Wickremasinghe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium knowlesi gene expression differs in ex vivo compared to in vitro blood-stage cultures

Stacey A Lapp, Sachel Mok, Lei Zhu, Hao Wu, Peter R Preiser, Zybnek Bozdech, Mary R Galinski

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diversity of malaria parasites in great apes in Gabon

Larson Boundenga, Benjamin Ollomo, Virginie Rougeron, Lauriane Yacka Mouele, Bertrand Mve-Ondo, Lucrèce M Delicat-Loembet, Nancy Diamella Moukodoum, Alain Prince Okouga, Céline Arnathau, Eric Elguero, Patrick Durand, Florian Liégeois, Vanina Boué, Peggy Motsch, Guillaume Le Flohic, Alphonse Ndoungouet, Christophe Paupy, Cheikh Tidiane Ba, Francois Renaud, Franck Prugnolle

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An automated method for determining the cytoadhesion of Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes to immobilized cells

Casper Hempel, Ida M Boisen, Akinwale Efunshile, Jørgen AL Kurtzhals, Trine Staalsø

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular epidemiology of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Benguela province, Angola

Vincent Foumane Ngane, Joseph Allico Djaman, Cécile Culeux, Nathalie Piette, Pierre Carnevale, Patrick Besnard, Filomeno Fortes, Leonardo K Basco, Rachida Tahar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria rapid diagnostic test as point-of-care test: study protocol for evaluating the VIKIA® Malaria Ag Pf/Pan

Saorin Kim, Sina Nhem, Dany Dourng, Didier Ménard

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pan-Plasmodium band sensitivity for Plasmodium falciparum detection in combination malaria rapid diagnostic tests and implications for clinical management

Michelle L Gatton, Roxanne R Rees-Channer, Jeffrey Glenn, John W Barnwell, Qin Cheng, Peter L Chiodini, Sandra Incardona, Iveth J González, Jane Cunningham

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Direct venous inoculation of Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites for controlled human malaria infection: a dose-finding trial in two centres

Benjamin Mordmüller, Christian Supan, Kim Lee Sim, Gloria P Gómez-Pérez, Carmen Lucelly Ospina Salazar, Jana Held, Stefanie Bolte, Meral Esen, Serena Tschan, Fanny Joanny, Carlos Lamsfus Calle, Sascha JZ Löhr, Albert Lalremruata, Anusha Gunasekera, Eric R James, Peter F Billingsley, Adam Richman, Sumana Chakravarty, Almudena Legarda, Jose Muñoz, Rosa M Antonijoan, Maria Rosa Ballester, Stephen L Hoffman, Pedro L Alonso, Peter G Kremsner

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria incidence from 2005–2013 and its associations with meteorological factors in Guangdong, China

Cui Guo, Lin Yang, Chun-Quan Ou, Li Li, Yan Zhuang, Jun Yang, Ying-Xue Zhou, Jun Qian, Ping-Yan Chen, Qi-Yong Liu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Parasite accumulation in placenta of non-immune baboons during Plasmodium knowlesi infection

Faith I Onditi, Onkoba W Nyamongo, Charles O Omwandho, Naomi W Maina, Fredrick Maloba, Idle O Farah, Christopher L King, Julie M Moore, Hastings S Ozwara

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Discovery of an oviposition attractant for gravid malaria vectors of the Anopheles gambiae species complex

Jenny M Lindh, Michael N Okal, Manuela Herrera-Varela, Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson, Baldwyn Torto, Steven W Lindsay, Ulrike Fillinger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Historical survey of the kdr mutations in the populations of Anopheles sinensis in China in 1996–2014

Yan Wang, Wanqin Yu, Hua Shi, Zhenzhou Yang, Jiannong Xu, Yajun Ma

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Artemether-lumefantrine versus artemisinin-naphthoquine in Papua New Guinean children with uncomplicated malaria: a six months post-treatment follow-up study

Moses Laman, John M Benjamin, Brioni R Moore, Mary Salib, Somoyang Tawat, Wendy A Davis, Peter M Siba, Leanne J Robinson, Timothy ME Davis

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High-resolution metabolomics to discover potential parasite-specific biomarkers in a Plasmodium falciparum erythrocytic stage culture system

Youngja H Park, Ya Ping Shi, Bill Liang, Carl Angelo D Medriano, Young Ho Jeon, Eucaris Torres, Karan Uppal, Laurence Slutsker, Dean P Jones

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Field durability of the same type of long-lasting insecticidal net varies between regions in Nigeria due to differences in household behaviour and living conditions

Albert Kilian, Hannah Koenker, Emmanuel Obi, Richmond A Selby, Megan Fotheringham, Matthew Lynch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The activity of the pyrrole insecticide chlorfenapyr in mosquito bioassay: towards a more rational testing and screening of non-neurotoxic insecticides for malaria vector control

Richard M Oxborough, Raphael N’Guessan, Rebecca Jones, Jovin Kitau, Corine Ngufor, David Malone, Franklin W Mosha, Mark W Rowland

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient adherence to prescribed artemisinin-based combination therapy in Garissa County, Kenya, after three years of health care in a conflict setting

Georgia R Gore-Langton, Nfornuh Alenwi, James Mungai, Nahashon I Erupe, Katie Eves, Francis Njoroge Kimwana, David Soti, Willis Akhwale, Farah A Hassan, Elizabeth Juma, Richard Allan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

G6PD deficiency in male individuals infected by Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Brazilian Amazon: a cost study

Henry M Peixoto, Marcelo AM Brito, Gustavo AS Romero, Wuelton M Monteiro, Marcus VG de Lacerda, Maria Regina F de Oliveira

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Post-marketing surveillance of anti-malarial medicines used in Malawi

Ibrahim Chikowe, Dorcas Osei-Safo, Jerry JEK Harrison, Daniel Y Konadu, Ivan Addae-Mensah

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Splenic architecture disruption and parasite-induced splenocyte activation and anergy in Plasmodium falciparum-infected Saimiri sciureus monkeys

Francisco A Alves, Marcelo Pelajo-Machado, Paulo RR Totino, Mariana T Souza, Evonnildo C Gonçalves, Maria Paula C Schneider, José APC Muniz, Marco A Krieger, Marcia CR Andrade, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro, Leonardo JM Carvalho

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum anti-malarial resistance-associated polymorphisms in pfcrt, pfmdr1 and pfnhe1 in Muheza, Tanzania, prior to introduction of artemisinin combination therapy

Nahla B Gadalla, Gloria Tavera, Jianbing Mu, Edward R Kabyemela, Michael Fried, Patrick E Duffy, Juliana M Sá, Thomas E Wellems

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Studying the effect of chloroquine on sporozoite-induced protection and immune responses in Plasmodium berghei malaria

Else M Bijker, Krystelle Nganou-Makamdop, Geert-Jan van Gemert, Fidel Zavala, Ian Cockburn, Robert W Sauerwein

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do frontline health care providers know enough about artemisinin–based combination therapy to rationally treat malaria? A cross-sectional survey in Gezira State, Sudan

Abeer A Mannan, Khalid A Elmardi, Yassir A Idris, Jonathan M Spector, Nahid A Ali, Elfatih M Malik

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anti-malarial activity and toxicity assessment of Himatanthus articulatus, a plant used to treat malaria in the Brazilian Amazon

Valdicley V Vale, Thyago C Vilhena, Rafaela C Santos Trindade, Márlia Regina C Ferreira, Sandro Percário, Luciana F Soares, Washington Luiz A Pereira, Geraldo C Brandão, Alaíde B Oliveira, Maria F Dolabela, Flávio De Vasconcelos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mosquito host preferences affect their response to synthetic and natural odour blends

Annette O Busula, Willem Takken, Dorothy E Loy, Beatrice H Hahn, Wolfgang R Mukabana, Niels O Verhulst

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Resisting infection by Plasmodium berghei increases the sensitivity of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae to DDT

Adam Saddler, Paul-Christian Burda, Jacob C Koella

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Monitoring of efficacy and safety of artemisinin-based anti-malarials for treatment of uncomplicated malaria: a review of evidence of implementation of anti-malarial therapeutic efficacy trials in Tanzania

Alex Shayo, Joram Buza, Deus S Ishengoma

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors impeding the acceptability and use of malaria preventive measures: implications for malaria elimination in eastern Rwanda

Chantal Marie Ingabire, Alexis Rulisa, Luuk Van Kempen, Claude Muvunyi, Constantianus JM Koenraadt, Michele Van Vugt, Leon Mutesa, Bart Van Den Borne, Jane Alaii

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knockdown resistance of Anopheles sinensis in Henan province, China

Hong-wei Zhang, Ying Liu, Tao Hu, Rui-min Zhou, Jian-she Chen, Dan Qian, Cheng-yun Yang, Yu-ling Zhao, Su-hua Li, Jing Cui, Zhong-quan Wang, Zhanchun Feng, Bian-li Xu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium vivax inhibits erythroid cell growth through altered phosphorylation of the cytoskeletal protein ezrin

Tasanee Panichakul, Saranyoo Ponnikorn, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Atchara Paemanee, Suthathip Kittisenachai, Suradej Hongeng, Rachanee Udomsangpetch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Recommendations for malaria prevention in moderate to low risk areas: travellers’ choice and risk perception

Rachel Voumard, Delphine Berthod, Clotilde Rambaud-Althaus, Valérie D’Acremont, Blaise Genton

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing anti-malarial drug effects ex vivo using the haemozoin detection assay

Maria Rebelo, Carolina Tempera, José F Fernandes, Martin P Grobusch, Thomas Hänscheid

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sample size determination for estimating antibody seroconversion rate under stable malaria transmission intensity

Nuno Sepúlveda, Chris Drakeley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Baseline malaria vector transmission dynamics in communities in Ahafo mining area in Ghana

Dominic B Dery, Kwaku P Asante, Charles Zandoh, Lawrence G Febir, Charles Brown, George Adjei, Yaw Antwi-Dadzie, Emmanuel Mahama, Kofi Tchum, David Dosoo, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Robert Adda, Christine Mensah, Kwabena B Owusu-Sekyere, Chris Anderson, Gary Krieger, Seth Owusu-Agyei

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of cultured Plasmodium falciparum blood-stage malaria cell banks for early phase in vivo clinical trial assessment of anti-malaria drugs and vaccines

Danielle I Stanisic, Xue Q Liu, Sai Lata De, Michael R Batzloff, Tanya Forbes, Christopher B Davis, Silvana Sekuloski, Marina Chavchich, Wendy Chung, Katharine Trenholme, James S McCarthy, Tao Li, B Kim Lee Sim, Stephen L Hoffman, Michael F Good

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ultrasound findings in pregnant women with uncomplicated vivax malaria in the Brazilian Amazon: a cohort study

Marianna F Brock, Angélica E Miranda, Camila Bôtto-Menezes, Jorge RT Leão, Flor E Martinez-Espinosa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial, temporal, and spatiotemporal analysis of malaria in Hubei Province, China from 2004–2011

Jing Xia, Shunxiang Cai, Huaxun Zhang, Wen Lin, Yunzhou Fan, Juan Qiu, Liqian Sun, Bianrong Chang, Zhijie Zhang, Shaofa Nie

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Vivax malaria and chloroquine resistance: a neglected disease as an emerging threat

Anam A Waheed, Najia K Ghanchi, Karim A Rehman, Afsheen Raza, Syed F Mahmood, Mohammad A Beg

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor Purvalanol B application on protein expression and developmental progression in intra-erythrocytic Plasmodium falciparum parasites

Kristen M Bullard, Carolyn Broccardo, Susan M Keenan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Early biting and insecticide resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles might compromise the effectiveness of vector control intervention in Southwestern Uganda

Patrick Ojuka, Yap Boum II, Lise Denoeud-Ndam, Carolyn Nabasumba, Yolanda Muller, Michael Okia, Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire, Pierre De Beaudrap, Natacha Protopopoff, Jean-François Etard

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Imported malaria among people who travel to visit friends and relatives: is current UK policy effective or does it need a strategic change?

Ron H Behrens, Penny E Neave, Caroline OH Jones

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Robust, reproducible, industrialized, standard membrane feeding assay for assessing the transmission blocking activity of vaccines and drugs against Plasmodium falciparum

Tao Li, Abraham G Eappen, Adam M Richman, Peter F Billingsley, Yonas Abebe, Minglin Li, Debbie Padilla, Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer, B Kim Lee Sim, Stephen L Hoffman

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Severe malaria in Canada, 2001–2013

Anne E McCarthy, Chardé Morgan, Chatura Prematunge, Jennifer Geduld

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Marcel Hommel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Polymorphisms in the Haem Oxygenase-1 promoter are not associated with severity of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Ghanaian children

Helle H Hansson, Lasse Maretty, Christina Balle, Bamenla Q Goka, Elisa Luzon, Francis N Nkrumah, Mette L Schousboe, Onike P Rodrigues, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Jørgen AL Kurtzhals, Michael Alifrangis, Casper Hempel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical profile of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in low and unstable malaria transmission settings of Colombia

Myriam Arévalo-Herrera, Mary Lopez-Perez, Luz Medina, Alberto Moreno, Juan B Gutierrez, Sócrates Herrera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rapid evolution of pyrethroid resistance prevalence in Anopheles gambiae populations from the cities of Douala and Yaoundé (Cameroon)

Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Billy Tene Fossog, Edmond Kopya, Yacouba Poumachu, Benjamin Menze Djantio, Cyrille Ndo, Timoléon Tchuinkam, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Charles S Wondji

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria risk in Nigeria: Bayesian geostatistical modelling of 2010 malaria indicator survey data

Abbas B Adigun, Efron N Gajere, Olusola Oresanya, Penelope Vounatsou

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased systemic exposures of artemether and dihydroartemisinin in infants under 5 kg with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria treated with artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®)

Alfred B Tiono, Halidou Tinto, Maroufou J Alao, Martin Meremikwu, Antoinette Tshefu, Bernhards Ogutu, Alphonse Ouedraogo, Moussa Lingani, Marc Cousin, Gilbert Lefèvre, Jay Prakash Jain, Stephan Duparc, Kamal Hamed

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The past, present and future use of epidemiological intelligence to plan malaria vector control and parasite prevention in Uganda

Ambrose O Talisuna, Abdisalan M Noor, Albert P Okui, Robert W Snow

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Naturally-acquired cellular immune response against Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-1 paralog antigen

Siriruk Changrob, Chaniya Leepiyasakulchai, Takafumi Tsuboi, Yang Cheng, Chae Seung Lim, Patchanee Chootong, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospective observational study to evaluate the clinical safety of the fixed-dose artemisinin-based combination Eurartesim® (dihydroartemisinin/piperaquine), in public health facilities in Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Ghana, and Tanzania

Rita Baiden, Abraham Oduro, Tinto Halidou, Margaret Gyapong, Ali Sie, Eusebio Macete, Salim Abdulla, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Abdunoor Mulokozi, Alex Adjei, Esperanca Sevene, Guillaume Compaoré, Innocent Valea, Isaac Osei, Abena Yawson, Martin Adjuik, Raymond Akparibo, Bernhards Ogutu, Gabriel Leonard Upunda, Peter Smith, Fred Binka

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of a protocol for remote identification of mosquito vector species reveals BG-Sentinel trap as an efficient tool for Anopheles gambiae outdoor collection in Burkina Faso

Marco Pombi, Wamdaogo M Guelbeogo, Maria Calzetta, N’Fale Sagnon, Vincenzo Petrarca, Vincenzo La Gioia, Alessandra della Torre

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infection in children is associated with increased auto-antibody production, high IL-10 plasma levels and antibodies to merozoite surface protein 3

Vincent Guiyedi, Christophe Bécavin, Fabien Herbert, Julian Gray, Pierre-André Cazenave, Maryvonne Kombila, Andrea Crisanti, Constantin Fesel, Sylviane Pied

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surmised total leucocyte counts miscalculate the parasite index of Plasmodium vivax malaria patients of tertiary and primary care settings in South-Western India

Kumar Rishikesh, Sathish Kitta Madivala, Prashantha Prabhu, Asha Kamath, Herikudru Ashok, Sudha Vidyasagar, Ananthakrishna Barkur Shastry, Kavitha Saravu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Polymorphisms in chloroquine resistance-associated genes in Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia

Lemu Golassa, Berhanu Erko, Frederick N Baliraine, Abraham Aseffa, Göte Swedberg

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-imagining malaria: heterogeneity of human and mosquito behaviour in relation to residual malaria transmission in Cambodia

Charlotte Gryseels, Lies Durnez, René Gerrets, Sambunny Uk, Sokha Suon, Srun Set, Pisen Phoeuk, Vincent Sluydts, Somony Heng, Tho Sochantha, Marc Coosemans, Koen Peeters Grietens

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular and immunological tools for the evaluation of the cellular immune response in the neotropical monkey Saimiri sciureus, a non-human primate model for malaria research

Evelyn KP Riccio, Lilian R Pratt-Riccio, Cesare Bianco-Júnior, Violette Sanchez, Paulo RR Totino, Leonardo JM Carvalho, Cláudio Tadeu Daniel-Ribeiro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Foul wind, spirits and witchcraft: illness conceptions and health-seeking behaviour for malaria in the Gambia

Sarah O’Neill, Charlotte Gryseels, Susan Dierickx, Julia Mwesigwa, Joseph Okebe, Umberto d’Alessandro, Koen Peeters Grietens

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of K13-propeller polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum from China-Myanmar border in 2007–2012

Zenglei Wang, Sony Shrestha, Xiaolian Li, Jun Miao, Lili Yuan, Mynthia Cabrera, Caitlin Grube, Zhaoqing Yang, Liwang Cui

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel pantothenate derivatives for anti-malarial chemotherapy

Helmi E Pett, Patrick AM Jansen, Pedro HH Hermkens, Peter NM Botman, Christien A Beuckens-Schortinghuis, Richard H Blaauw, Wouter Graumans, Marga van de Vegte-Bolmer, Karin MJ Koolen, Floris PJT Rutjes, Koen J Dechering, Robert W Sauerwein, Joost Schalkwijk

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outdoor biting by Anopheles mosquitoes on Bioko Island does not currently impact on malaria control

John Bradley, Jo Lines, Godwin Fuseini, Christopher Schwabe, Feliciano Monti, Michel Slotman, Daniel Vargas, Guillermo Garcia, Dianna Hergott, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A qualitative study of perceptions of a mass test and treat campaign in Southern Zambia and potential barriers to effectiveness

Kafula Silumbe, Elizabeth Chiyende, Timothy P Finn, Michelle Desmond, Chilunga Puta, Busiku Hamainza, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, David A Larsen, Thomas P Eisele, John Miller, Adam Bennett

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Simultaneous quantification of proposed anti-malarial combination comprising of lumefantrine and CDRI 97–78 in rat plasma using the HPLC–ESI-MS/MS method: application to drug interaction study

Muhammad Wahajuddin, Sheelendra P Singh, Isha Taneja, Kanumuri SR Raju, Jiaur R Gayen, Hefazat H Siddiqui, Shio K Singh

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation of the global plan for insecticide resistance management in malaria vectors: progress, challenges and the way forward

Abraham P Mnzava, Tessa B Knox, Emmanuel A Temu, Anna Trett, Christen Fornadel, Janet Hemingway, Melanie Renshaw

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation of the integrated management of childhood illness with parasitological diagnosis of malaria in rural Ghana: health worker perceptions

Lawrence G Febir, Frank E Baiden, Justina Agula, Rupert K Delimini, Bright Akpalu, Mathilda Tivura, Nelson Amanfo, Daniel Chandramohan, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Jayne Webster

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Monitoring the efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Malawian children

Rosalia Dambe, John Sande, Doreen Ali, Ben Chilima, Wilfred Dodoli, Charles Michelo, Grace Malenga, Kamija S Phiri

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium vivax malaria at households: spatial clustering and risk factors in a low endemicity urban area of the northwestern Peruvian coast

Angel Rosas-Aguirre, Oscar J Ponce, Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar, Niko Speybroeck, Juan Contreras-Mancilla, Dionicia Gamboa, Edwar Pozo, Sócrates Herrera, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterization of imported malaria, the largest threat to sustained malaria elimination from Sri Lanka

Priyani Dharmawardena, Risintha G Premaratne, WM Kumudunayana T de AW Gunasekera, Mihirini Hewawitarane, Kamini Mendis, Deepika Fernando

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-imagining the control of malaria in tropical Africa during the early years of the World Health Organization

Socrates Litsios

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of nevirapine and efavirenz-based anti-retroviral therapy on the pharmacokinetics of lumefantrine and anti-malarial dose recommendation in HIV-malaria co-treatment

Betty A Maganda, Eliford Ngaimisi, Appolinary AR Kamuhabwa, Eleni Aklillu, Omary MS Minzi

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-imagining malaria – a platform for reflections to widen horizons in malaria control

Susanna Hausmann-Muela, Julian Eckl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum in the southeastern Atlantic forest: a challenge to the bromeliad-malaria paradigm?

Gabriel Zorello Laporta, Marcelo Nascimento Burattini, Debora Levy, Linah Akemi Fukuya, Tatiane Marques Porangaba de Oliveira, Luciana Morganti Ferreira Maselli, Jan Evelyn Conn, Eduardo Massad, Sergio Paulo Bydlowski, Maria Anice Mureb Sallum

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lessons learnt from the first controlled human malaria infection study conducted in Nairobi, Kenya

Susanne H Hodgson, Elizabeth Juma, Amina Salim, Charles Magiri, Daniel Njenga, Sassy Molyneux, Patricia Njuguna, Ken Awuondo, Brett Lowe, Peter F Billingsley, Andrew O Cole, Caroline Ogwang, Faith Osier, Roma Chilengi, Stephen L Hoffman, Simon J Draper, Bernhards Ogutu, Kevin Marsh

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Paradoxical sleep deprivation impairs mouse survival after infection with malaria parasites

Lisandro Lungato, Marcos L Gazarini, Edgar J Paredes-Gamero, Sergio Tufik, Vânia D’Almeida

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The field evaluation of a push-pull system to control malaria vectors in Northern Belize, Central America

Joseph M Wagman, John P Grieco, Kim Bautista, Jorge Polanco, Ireneo Briceño, Russell King, Nicole L Achee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The hyper-reactive malarial splenomegaly: a systematic review of the literature

Stefania Leoni, Dora Buonfrate, Andrea Angheben, Federico Gobbi, Zeno Bisoffi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antigenicity and immunogenicity of PvRALP1, a novel Plasmodium vivax rhoptry neck protein

Yang Cheng, Jian Li, Daisuke Ito, Deok-Hoon Kong, Kwon-Soo Ha, Feng Lu, Bo Wang, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Chae Seung Lim, Takafumi Tsuboi, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Repellent efficacy of DEET, MyggA, neem (Azedirachta indica) oil and chinaberry (Melia azedarach) oil against Anopheles arabiensis, the principal malaria vector in Ethiopia

Ephrem Abiy, Teshome Gebre-Michael, Meshesha Balkew, Girmay Medhin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular epidemiology and seroprevalence in asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections of Malagasy pregnant women in the highlands

Oumou Maïga-Ascofaré, Raphael Rakotozandrindrainy, Mirko Girmann, Andreas Hahn, Njary Randriamampionona, Sven Poppert, Jürgen May, Norbert G Schwarz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is there a distinction between malaria treatment and intermittent preventive treatment? Insights from a cross-sectional study of anti-malarial drug use among Ugandan pregnant women

Charles O Odongo, Kuteesa R Bisaso, Freddy Kitutu, Celestino Obua, Josaphat Byamugisha

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High prevalence of dhfr and dhps molecular markers in Plasmodium falciparum in pregnant women of Nchelenge district, Northern Zambia

Mwiche NP Siame, Sungano Mharakurwa, James Chipeta, Philip Thuma, Charles Michelo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Defining the relationship between Plasmodium vivax parasite rate and clinical disease

Katherine E Battle, Ewan Cameron, Carlos A Guerra, Nick Golding, Kirsten A Duda, Rosalind E Howes, Iqbal RF Elyazar, Ric N Price, J Kevin Baird, Robert C Reiner Jr, David L Smith, Peter W Gething, Simon I Hay

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Socio-economic, epidemiological and geographic features based on GIS-integrated mapping to identify malarial hotspots

Abdul Qayum, Rakesh Arya, Pawan Kumar, Andrew M Lynn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of lipid-based nutrient supplementation on anti-malarial antibodies in pregnant women in a randomized controlled trial

Upeksha P Chandrasiri, Freya JI Fowkes, Jack S Richards, Christine Langer, Yue-Mei Fan, Steve M Taylor, James G Beeson, Kathryn G Dewey, Kenneth Maleta, Per Ashorn, Stephen J Rogerson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of diagnostic testing on medicines used by febrile children less than five years in 12 malaria-endemic African countries: a mixed-methods study

Emily White Johansson, Peter W Gething, Helena Hildenwall, Bonnie Mappin, Max Petzold, Stefan Swartling Peterson, Katarina Ekholm Selling

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A bibliometric analysis of malaria research in China during 2004–2014

Hang Fu, Tao Hu, Jingyi Wang, Da Feng, Haiqing Fang, Manli Wang, Shangfeng Tang, Fang Yuan, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In vivo antiplasmodial and toxicological effect of crude ethanol extract of Echinops kebericho traditionally used in treatment of malaria in Ethiopia

Alemayehu Toma, Serawit Deyno, Abrham Fikru, Amalework Eyado, Andrew Beale

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In vivo efficacy of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for the treatment of asymptomatic parasitaemia in pregnant women in Machinga District, Malawi

Julie Gutman, Dyson Mwandama, Ryan E Wiegand, Joseph Abdallah, Nnaemeka C Iriemenam, Ya Ping Shi, Don P Mathanga, Jacek Skarbinski

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Microgeography and molecular epidemiology of malaria at the Thailand-Myanmar border in the malaria pre-elimination phase

Daniel M. Parker, Stephen A. Matthews, Guiyun Yan, Guofa Zhou, Ming-Chieh Lee, Jeeraphat Sirichaisinthop, Kirakorn Kiattibutr, Qi Fan, Peipei Li, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Liwang Cui

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Video studies of passage by Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes through holes in a simulated bed net: effects of hole size, hole orientation and net environment

James Sutcliffe, Kathryn L. Colborn

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of two novel high-throughput assays to quantify ubiquitylated proteins in cell lysates: application to screening of new anti-malarials

Lydia Mata-Cantero, Concepción Cid, Maria G Gomez-Lorenzo, Wendy Xolalpa, Fabienne Aillet, J Julio Martín, Manuel S Rodriguez

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High prevalence of sub-microscopic infections in Colombia

Andres F Vallejo, Pablo E Chaparro, Yoldy Benavides, Álvaro Álvarez, Juan Pablo Quintero, Julio Padilla, Myriam Arévalo-Herrera, Sócrates Herrera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

N-acetyl cysteine and mushroom Agaricus sylvaticus supplementation decreased parasitaemia and pulmonary oxidative stress in a mice model of malaria

Bruno A. Quadros Gomes, Lucio F. D. da Silva, Antonio R. Quadros Gomes, Danilo R. Moreira, Maria Fani Dolabela, Rogério S. Santos, Michael D. Green, Eliete P. Carvalho, Sandro Percário

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria at a peripheral health facility in Western Uganda: an interrupted time series analysis

Ross M. Boyce, Anthony Muiru, Raquel Reyes, Moses Ntaro, Edgar Mulogo, Michael Matte, Mark J. Siedner

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An assessment of the supply, programmatic use, and regulatory issues of single low-dose primaquine as a Plasmodium falciparum gametocytocide for sub-Saharan Africa

Ingrid Chen, Eugenie Poirot, Mark Newman, Deepika Kandula, Renee Shah, Jimee Hwang, Justin M. Cohen, Roly Gosling, Luke Rooney

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Field deployment of loop-mediated isothermal amplification for centralized mass-screening of asymptomatic malaria in Zanzibar: a pre-elimination setting

Ulrika Morris, Mwinyi Khamis, Berit Aydin-Schmidt, Ali K Abass, Mwinyi I Msellem, Majda H Nassor, Iveth J González, Andreas Mårtensson, Abdullah S Ali, Anders Björkman, Jackie Cook

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Global Call to Action to scale-up coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: seminar report

Koki Agarwal, Pedro Alonso, R Matthew Chico, Jane Coleman, Stephanie Dellicour, Jenny Hill, Maud Majeres-Lugand, Viviana Mangiaterra, Clara Menendez, Kate Mitchell, Elaine Roman, Elisa Sicuri, Harry Tagbor, Anna Maria van Eijk, Jayne Webster

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Global Call to Action: maximize the public health impact of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa

R Matthew Chico, Stephanie Dellicour, Elaine Roman, Viviana Mangiaterra, Jane Coleman, Clara Menendez, Maud Majeres-Lugand, Jayne Webster, Jenny Hill

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular markers of anti-malarial drug resistance in southwest Ethiopia over time: regional surveillance from 2006 to 2013

Alexander Heuchert, Nuredin Abduselam, Ahmed Zeynudin, Teferi Eshetu, Thomas Löscher, Andreas Wieser, Michael Pritsch, Nicole Berens-Riha

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The evidence for improving housing to reduce malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lucy S Tusting, Matthew M Ippolito, Barbara A Willey, Immo Kleinschmidt, Grant Dorsey, Roly D Gosling, Steve W Lindsay

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

When a discriminating dose assay is not enough: measuring the intensity of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors

Judit Bagi, Nelson Grisales, Rebecca Corkill, John C Morgan, Sagnon N’Falé, William G Brogdon, Hilary Ranson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Costs and cost-effectiveness of a large-scale mass testing and treatment intervention for malaria in Southern Province, Zambia

Kafula Silumbe, Joshua O Yukich, Busiku Hamainza, Adam Bennett, Duncan Earle, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, Richard W Steketee, Thomas P Eisele, John M Miller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Coverage, use and maintenance of bed nets and related influence factors in Kachin Special Region II, northeastern Myanmar

Hui Liu, Jian-wei Xu, Xiang-rui Guo, Joshua Havumaki, Ying-xue Lin, Guo-cui Yu, Dai-li Zhou

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nowhere to hide: interrogating different metabolic parameters of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in a transmission blocking drug discovery pipeline towards malaria elimination

Janette Reader, Mariëtte Botha, Anjo Theron, Sonja B Lauterbach, Claire Rossouw, Dewaldt Engelbrecht, Melanie Wepener, Annél Smit, Didier Leroy, Dalu Mancama, Theresa L Coetzer, Lyn-Marie Birkholtz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification of sibling species status of Anopheles culicifacies breeding in polluted water bodies in Trincomalee district of Sri Lanka

Nayana Gunathilaka, Prashath Karunaraj

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria preventive therapy in pregnancy and its potential impact on immunity to malaria in an area of declining transmission

Andrew Teo, Wina Hasang, Louise M. Randall, Holger W. Unger, Peter M. Siba, Ivo Mueller, Graham V. Brown, Stephen J. Rogerson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mining geographic variations of Plasmodium vivax for active surveillance: a case study in China

Benyun Shi, Qi Tan, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Jiming Liu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of malaria diagnosis using rapid diagnostic tests compared to microscopy or clinical symptoms alone in Afghanistan

Kristian S Hansen, Eleanor Grieve, Amy Mikhail, Ismail Mayan, Nader Mohammed, Mohammed Anwar, Sayed H Baktash, Thomas L Drake, Christopher J M Whitty, Mark W Rowland, Toby J Leslie

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

From METS to malaria: RRx-001, a multi-faceted anticancer agent with activity in cerebral malaria

Ozlem Yalcin, Bryan Oronsky, Leonardo J. M. Carvalho, Frans A. Kuypers, Jan Scicinski, Pedro Cabrales

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ultrasonographic assessment of splenic volume at presentation and after anti-malarial therapy in children with malarial anaemia

Moses Laman, Susan Aipit, Cathy Bona, Peter M. Siba, Leanne J. Robinson, Laurens Manning, Timothy M. E. Davis

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria-like symptoms associated with a natural Plasmodium reichenowi infection in a chimpanzee

Anaïs Herbert, Larson Boundenga, Anne Meyer, Diamella Nancy Moukodoum, Alain Prince Okouga, Céline Arnathau, Patrick Durand, Julie Magnus, Barthélémy Ngoubangoye, Eric Willaume, Cheikh Tidiane Ba, Virginie Rougeron, François Renaud, Benjamin Ollomo, Franck Prugnolle

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intervals to Plasmodium falciparum recurrence after anti-malarial treatment in pregnancy: a longitudinal prospective cohort

Natthapon Laochan, Sophie G. Zaloumis, Mallika Imwong, Usa Lek-Uthai, Alan Brockman, Kanlaya Sriprawat, Jacher Wiladphaingern, Nicholas J. White, François Nosten, Rose McGready

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Enhanced surveillance and data feedback loop associated with improved malaria data in Lusaka, Zambia

Zunda Chisha, David A. Larsen, Matthew Burns, John M. Miller, Jacob Chirwa, Clara Mbwili, Daniel J. Bridges, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, Moonga Hawela, Kathrine R. Tan, Allen S. Craig, Anna M. Winters

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Small-scale evaluation of the efficacy and residual activity of alpha-cypermethrin WG (250 g AI/kg) for indoor spraying in comparison with alpha-cypermethrin WP (50 g AI/kg) in India

Sreehari Uragayala, Raghavendra Kamaraju, Satyanarayana Tiwari, Sushanta Kumar Ghosh, Neena Valecha

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of price setting decisions on anti-malarial drugs at retail shops in Cambodia

Edith Patouillard, Kara Hanson, Immo Kleinschmidt, Benjamin Palafox, Sarah Tougher, Sochea Pok, Kate O’Connell, Catherine Goodman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of ICON Maxx, a long-lasting treatment kit for mosquito nets: experimental hut trials against anopheline mosquitoes in Tanzania

Patrick K. Tungu, Robert Malima, Frank W. Mosha, Issa Lyimo, Caroline Maxwell, Harparkash Kaur, William N. Kisinza, Stephen M. Magesa, Matthew J. Kirby, Mark Rowland

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An operational comparative study of quinine and artesunate for the treatment of severe malaria in hospitals and health centres in the Democratic Republic of Congo: the MATIAS study

Giovanfrancesco Ferrari, Henry M. Ntuku, Christian Burri, Antoinette K. Tshefu, Stephan Duparc, Pierre Hugo, Didier K. Mitembo, Amanda Ross, Philippe L. Ngwala, Joseph N. Luwawu, Papa N. Musafiri, Symphorien E. Ngoie, Christian Lengeler

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Establishment of a free-mating, long-standing and highly productive laboratory colony of Anopheles darlingi from the Peruvian Amazon

Cuauhtémoc Villarreal-Treviño, Gissella M Vásquez, Victor M López-Sifuentes, Karin Escobedo-Vargas, Anibal Huayanay-Repetto, Yvonne-Marie Linton, Carmen Flores-Mendoza, Andrés G Lescano, Frederick M Stell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and performance evaluation of a novel immunofluorescence chromatographic assay for histidine-rich protein 2 of Plasmodium falciparum

Keren Kang, Emmanuel E. Dzakah, Yongping Huang, Mingquan Xie, Xiaochun Luo, Wenmei Li, Jihua Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The value of local malaria strains for serological studies: local strains versus Palo Alto reference strain

Fode Diop, Gora Diop, Makhtar Niang, Babacar Diouf, Daouda Ndiaye, Vincent Richard, Aissatou Toure Balde

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Past five-year trend, current prevalence and household knowledge, attitude and practice of malaria in Abeshge, south-central Ethiopia

Fisseha Yimer, Abebe Animut, Berhanu Erko, Hassen Mamo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterization of the infectious reservoir of malaria with an agent-based model calibrated to age-stratified parasite densities and infectiousness

Jaline Gerardin, André Lin Ouédraogo, Kevin A McCarthy, Philip A Eckhoff, Edward A Wenger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Management of paediatric illnesses by patent and proprietary medicine vendors in Nigeria

Emily Treleaven, Jenny Liu, Lisa M. Prach, Chinwoke Isiguzo

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of a genetic tool for functional screening of anti-malarial bioactive extracts in metagenomic libraries

Alvaro Mongui, Francy J. Pérez-Llanos, Marcio M. Yamamoto, Marcela Lozano, Maria M. Zambrano, Patricia Del Portillo, Carmen Fernández-Becerra, Silvia Restrepo, Hernando A. Del Portillo, Howard Junca

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of Plasmodium falciparum culture-adapted field isolates for in vitro exflagellation-blocking assay

Louis-Jérôme Leba, Lise Musset, Stéphane Pelleau, Yannick Estevez, Caroline Birer, Sébastien Briolant, Benoit Witkowski, Didier Ménard, Michael J Delves, Eric Legrand, Christophe Duplais, Jean Popovici

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice about malaria and ITNs utilization among pregnant women in Shashogo District, Southern Ethiopia

Terefe G. Fuge, Samuel Y. Ayanto, Fiseha L. Gurmamo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of therapeutic efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®) in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria patients in Bahir Dar district, Northwest Ethiopia: an observational cohort study

Yehenew A. Ebstie, Ahmed Zeynudin, Tefera Belachew, Zelalem Desalegn, Sultan Suleman

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria elimination in Haiti by the year 2020: an achievable goal?

Paul Jacques Boncy, Paul Adrien, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Alexandre Existe, Patricia Jean Henry, Christian Raccurt, Philippe Brasseur, Natael Fenelon, John B Dame, Bernard A Okech, Linda Kaljee, Dwayne Baxa, Eric Prieur, Maha A El Badry, Massimiliano S Tagliamonte, Connie J Mulligan, Tamar E Carter, V Madsen Beau de Rochars, Chelsea Lutz, Dana M Parke, Marcus J Zervos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

P-selectin is a host receptor for Plasmodium MSP7 ligands

Abigail J Perrin, S Josefin Bartholdson, Gavin J Wright

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-lasting insecticidal nets in Zambia: a cross-sectional analysis of net integrity and insecticide content

Allen S. Craig, Mbanga Muleba, Stephen C. Smith, Cecilia Katebe-Sakala, Gershom Chongwe, Busiku Hamainza, Batuke Walusiku, Megan Tremblay, Maureen Oscadal, Robert Wirtz, Kathrine R. Tan

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comprehensive assessment of the malaria microscopy system of Aceh, Indonesia, in preparation for malaria elimination

Lenny L. Ekawati, Herdiana Herdiana, Maria E. Sumiwi, Cut Barussanah, Cut Ainun, Sabri Sabri, Teuku Maulana, Rahmadyani Rahmadyani, Cut Maneh, Muhammad Yani, Paola Valenti, Iqbal R. F. Elyazar, William A. Hawley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patients’ perception and satisfaction on quality of laboratory malaria diagnostic service in Amhara Regional State, North West Ethiopia

Agajie Likie Bogale, Habtamu Belay Kassa, Jemal Haidar Ali

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Six years of experience in entomological surveillance of indoor residual spraying against malaria transmission in Benin: lessons learned, challenges and outlooks

Martin C. Akogbéto, Rock Y. Aïkpon, Roseric Azondékon, Gil G. Padonou, Razaki A. Ossè, Fiacre R. Agossa, Raymond Beach, Michel Sèzonlin

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Establishment of the Ivermectin Research for Malaria Elimination Network: updating the research agenda

Carlos J Chaccour, N Regina Rabinovich, Hannah Slater, Sara E Canavati, Teun Bousema, Marcus Lacerda, Feiko ter Kuile, Chris Drakeley, Quique Bassat, Brian D Foy, Kevin Kobylinski

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surveillance of malaria vector population density and biting behaviour in western Kenya

Ednah N Ototo, Jenard P Mbugi, Christine L Wanjala, Guofa Zhou, Andrew K Githeko, Guiyun Yan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Forecasting malaria in a highly endemic country using environmental and clinical predictors

Kate Zinszer, Ruth Kigozi, Katia Charland, Grant Dorsey, Timothy F Brewer, John S Brownstein, Moses R Kamya, David L Buckeridge

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Severe falciparum malaria treated with artesunate complicated by delayed onset haemolysis and acute kidney injury

Katherine Plewes, Md Shafiul Haider, Hugh W F Kingston, Tsin W Yeo, Aniruddha Ghose, Md Amir Hossain, Arjen M Dondorp, Gareth D H Turner, Nicholas M Anstey

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Applications and limitations of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention miniature light traps for measuring biting densities of African malaria vector populations: a pooled-analysis of 13 comparisons with human landing catches

Olivier J T Briët, Bernadette J Huho, John E Gimnig, Nabie Bayoh, Aklilu Seyoum, Chadwick H Sikaala, Nicodem Govella, Diadier A Diallo, Salim Abdullah, Thomas A Smith, Gerry F Killeen

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intermittent presumptive treatment in pregnancy with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine: a counter perspective

Francois Nosten, Rose McGready

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tumour necrosis factor allele variants and their association with the occurrence and severity of malaria in African children: a longitudinal study

Wanjiku N Gichohi-Wainaina, Alida Melse-Boonstra, Edith J Feskens, Ayse Y Demir, Jacobien Veenemans, Hans Verhoef

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysing the oviposition behaviour of malaria mosquitoes: design considerations for improving two-choice egg count experiments

Michael N Okal, Jenny M Lindh, Steve J Torr, Elizabeth Masinde, Benedict Orindi, Steve W Lindsay, Ulrike Fillinger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ex vivo anti-malarial drug susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from pregnant women in an area of highly seasonal transmission in Burkina Faso

Marc C Tahita, Halidou Tinto, Sibiri Yarga, Adama Kazienga, Maminata Traore/Coulibaly, Innocent Valea, Chantal Van Overmeir, Anna Rosanas-Urgell, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo, Robert T Guiguemde, Jean-Pierre van Geertruyden, Annette Erhart, Umberto D’Alessandro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria and the mobile and migrant population in Cambodia: a population movement framework to inform strategies for malaria control and elimination

Philippe Guyant, Sara E Canavati, Nguon Chea, Po Ly, Maxine Anne Whittaker, Arantxa Roca-Feltrer, Shunmay Yeung

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Optimization of a multi-well colorimetric assay to determine haem species in Plasmodium falciparum in the presence of anti-malarials

Jill M. Combrinck, Kim Y. Fong, Liezl Gibhard, Peter J. Smith, David W. Wright, Timothy J. Egan

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preventing malaria transmission by indoor residual spraying in Malawi: grappling with the challenge of uncertain sustainability

Emmanuel Chanda, Themba Mzilahowa, John Chipwanya, Shadreck Mulenga, Doreen Ali, Peter Troell, Wilfred Dodoli, John M Govere, John Gimnig

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modified mosquito landing boxes dispensing transfluthrin provide effective protection against Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes under simulated outdoor conditions in a semi-field system

Marta Andrés, Lena M Lorenz, Edgar Mbeleya, Sarah J Moore

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Human biting activity, spatial–temporal distribution and malaria vector role of Anopheles calderoni in the southwest of Colombia

Lorena I Orjuela, Martha L Ahumada, Ivonni Avila, Sócrates Herrera, John C Beier, Martha L Quiñones

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Re-imaging malaria in the Philippines: how photovoice can help to re-imagine malaria

Dalia Iskander

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Therapeutic efficacy of artemether–lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Enfranze, north-west Ethiopia

Gebeyaw Getnet, Abebe Alemu Fola, Agersew Alemu, Sisay Getie, Hans-Peter Fuehrer, Harald Noedl

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

‘A bite before bed’: exposure to malaria vectors outside the times of net use in the highlands of western Kenya

Mary K Cooke, Sam C Kahindi, Robin M Oriango, Chrispin Owaga, Elizabeth Ayoma, Danspaid Mabuka, Dennis Nyangau, Lucy Abel, Elizabeth Atieno, Stephen Awuor, Chris Drakeley, Jonathan Cox, Jennifer Stevenson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of malaria parasitaemia in school children from two districts of Ghana earmarked for indoor residual spraying: a cross-sectional study

Nimako Sarpong, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Benno Kreuels, Julius N Fobil, Sylvester Segbaya, Frank Amoyaw, Andreas Hahn, Thomas Kruppa, Jürgen May

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Resistance of infection by Plasmodium vivax to chloroquine in Bolivia

Arletta Añez, Manuel Moscoso, Ángel Laguna, Cecilia Garnica, Viviana Melgar, Mauren Cuba, Sonia Gutierrez, Carlos Ascaso

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Topographical distribution of anopheline mosquitoes in an area under elimination programme in the south of Iran

Moussa Soleimani-Ahmadi, Hassan Vatandoost, Mehdi Zare, Habibolla Turki, Ali Alizadeh

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of malaria parasites in adults and its determinants in malaria endemic area of Kisumu County, Kenya

Rachel Jenkins, Raymond Omollo, Michael Ongecha, Peter Sifuna, Caleb Othieno, Linnet Ongeri, James Kingora, Bernhards Ogutu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identification of large variation in pfcrt, pfmdr-1 and pfubp-1 markers in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Ethiopia and Tanzania

Lemu Golassa, Erasmus Kamugisha, Deus S Ishengoma, Vito Baraka, Alex Shayo, Frederick N Baliraine, Nizar Enweji, Berhanu Erko, Abraham Aseffa, Angel Choy, Göte Swedberg

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Direct and indirect determinants of childhood malaria morbidity in Malawi: a survey cross-sectional analysis based on malaria indicator survey data for 2012

Simangaliso Chitunhu, Eustasius Musenge

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Simultaneous diagnosis of severe imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria and HIV: report of three cases

Nuno Rocha Pereira, António Sarmento, Lurdes Santos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax in clinical isolates from Bangladesh

Mohammad Golam Kibria, Rubayet Elahi, Abu Naser Mohon, Wasif A Khan, Rashidul Haque, Mohammad Shafiul Alam

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predicting the impact of border control on malaria transmission: a simulated focal screen and treat campaign

Sheetal P Silal, Francesca Little, Karen I Barnes, Lisa J White

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Availability and quality of anti-malarials among private sector outlets in Myanmar in 2012: results from a large, community-based, cross-sectional survey before a large-scale intervention

Hnin Su Su Khin, Ingrid Chen, Chris White, May Sudhinaraset, Willi McFarland, Megan Littrell, Dominic Montagu, Tin Aung

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Monitoring PfMDR1 transport in Plasmodium falciparum

Sarah J Reiling, Petra Rohrbach

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stimulating Anopheles gambiae swarms in the laboratory: application for behavioural and fitness studies

Luca Facchinelli, Laura Valerio, Rosemary S Lees, Clelia F Oliva, Tania Persampieri, C Matilda Collins, Andrea Crisanti, Roberta Spaccapelo, Mark Q Benedict

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment policy change to dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine contributes to the reduction of adverse maternal and pregnancy outcomes

Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo, Wendelina Fobia, Enny Kenangalem, Daniel A Lampah, Paulus Sugiarto, Emiliana Tjitra, Nicholas M Anstey, Richard N Price

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing the quality of anti-malarial drugs from Gabonese pharmacies using the MiniLab®: a field study

Benjamin J Visser, Janneke Meerveld-Gerrits, Daniëlle Kroon, Judith Mougoula, Rieke Vingerling, Emmanuel Bache, Jimmy Boersma, Michèle van Vugt, Selidji T Agnandji, Harparkash Kaur, Martin P Grobusch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comparative study of the localization and membrane topology of members of the RIFIN, STEVOR and PfMC-2TM protein families in Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes

Anna Bachmann, Judith Anna Marie Scholz, Marthe Janßen, Mo-Quen Klinkert, Egbert Tannich, Iris Bruchhaus, Michaela Petter

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sero-epidemiological evaluation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Senegal

Khadime Sylla, Roger Clément Kouly Tine, Magatte Ndiaye, Doudou Sow, Aïssatou Sarr, Marie Louise Tshibola Mbuyi, Ibrahima Diouf, Amy Colé Lô, Annie Abiola, Mame Cheikh Seck, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Aïda Sadikh Badiane, Jean Louis A N’Diaye, Daouda Ndiaye, Oumar Faye, Thérèse Dieng, Yémou Dieng, Oumar Ndir, Oumar Gaye, Babacar Faye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Isolation, production and characterization of fully human monoclonal antibodies directed to Plasmodium falciparum MSP10

Dominika J Maskus, Susanne Bethke, Melanie Seidel, Stephanie Kapelski, Otchere Addai-Mensah, Alexander Boes, Güven Edgü, Holger Spiegel, Andreas Reimann, Rainer Fischer, Stefan Barth, Torsten Klockenbring, Rolf Fendel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Drug seller adherence to clinical protocols with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea at drug shops in Uganda

Phyllis Awor, Henry Wamani, Thorkild Tylleskar, Stefan Peterson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Immunoglobulin response to Plasmodium falciparum RESA proteins in uncomplicated and severe malaria

Cyril Badaut, Léa Guyonnet, Jacqueline Milet, Emmanuelle Renard, Rémy Durand, Firmine Viwami, Gratien Sagbo, Francis Layla, Philippe Deloron, Serge Bonnefoy, Florence Migot-Nabias

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Past and new challenges for malaria control and elimination: the role of operational research for innovation in designing interventions

Philippe Guyant, Vincent Corbel, Philippe J Guérin, Adeline Lautissier, François Nosten, Sébastien Boyer, Marc Coosemans, Arjen M Dondorp, Véronique Sinou, Shunmay Yeung, Nicholas White

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum coronin organizes arrays of parallel actin filaments potentially guiding directional motility in invasive malaria parasites

Maya A Olshina, Fiona Angrisano, Danushka S Marapana, David T Riglar, Kartik Bane, Wilson Wong, Bruno Catimel, Meng-Xin Yin, Andrew B Holmes, Friedrich Frischknecht, David R Kovar, Jake Baum

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A molecular survey of acute febrile illnesses reveals Plasmodium vivax infections in Kedougou, southeastern Senegal

Makhtar Niang, Laty Gaye Thiam, Abdourahmane Sow, Cheikh Loucoubar, Ndeye Sakha Bob, Fode Diop, Babacar Diouf, Oumy Niass, Annick Mansourou, Marie Louise Varela, Ronald Perraut, Amadou A Sall, Aissatou Toure-Balde

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Design of a study to determine the impact of insecticide resistance on malaria vector control: a multi-country investigation

Immo Kleinschmidt, Abraham Peter Mnzava, Hmooda Toto Kafy, Charles Mbogo, Adam Ismail Bashir, Jude Bigoga, Alioun Adechoubou, Kamaraju Raghavendra, Tessa Bellamy Knox, Elfatih M Malik, Zinga José Nkuni, Nabie Bayoh, Eric Ochomo, Etienne Fondjo, Celestin Kouambeng, Herman Parfait Awono-Ambene, Josiane Etang, Martin Akogbeto, Rajendra Bhatt, Dipak K Swain, Teresa Kinyari, Kiambo Njagi, Lawrence Muthami, Krishanthi Subramaniam, John Bradley, Philippa West, Achile Massougbodji, Mariam Okê-Sopoh, Aurore Hounto, Khalid Elmardi, Neena Valecha, Luna Kamau, Evan Mathenge, Martin James Donnelly

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the population structure and genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in southern China

Guiying Wei, Lili Zhang, He Yan, Yuemeng Zhao, Jingying Hu, Weiqing Pan

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Urban and architectural risk factors for malaria in indigenous Amazonian settlements in Brazil: a typological analysis

Patricia Leandro-Reguillo, Richard Thomson-Luque, Wuelton M Monteiro, Marcus V G de Lacerda

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Specific antibodies to Anopheles gSG6-P1 salivary peptide to assess early childhood exposure to malaria vector bites

Papa M Drame, Anne Poinsignon, Célia Dechavanne, Gilles Cottrell, Manon Farce, Rodolphe Ladekpo, Achille Massougbodji, Sylvie Cornélie, David Courtin, Florence Migot-Nabias, André Garcia, Franck Remoué

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Absence of correlation between ex vivo susceptibility to doxycycline and pfteQ–pfmdt gene polymorphism in French Guiana

Marie Mura, Sébastien Briolant, Damien Donato, Béatrice Volney, Stéphane Pelleau, Lise Musset, Eric Legrand

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Age-shifting in malaria incidence as a result of induced immunological deficit: a simulation study

Peter Pemberton-Ross, Thomas A Smith, Eva Maria Hodel, Katherine Kay, Melissa A Penny

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Plasmodium transmission blocking activities of Vernonia amygdalina extracts and isolated compounds

Solomon M Abay, Leonardo Lucantoni, Nisha Dahiya, Geme Dori, Edson G Dembo, Fulvio Esposito, Guilio Lupidi, Sonny Ogboi, Robert K Ouédraogo, Annamaria Sinisi, Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati, R Serge Yerbanga, Massimo Bramucci, Luana Quassinti, Jean Bosco Ouédraogo, George Christophides, Annette Habluetzel

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of host genetics on erythrocytes and malaria infection: is there therapeutic potential?

Patrick M Lelliott, Brendan J McMorran, Simon J Foote, Gaetan Burgio

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implications for changes in Anopheles darlingi biting behaviour in three communities in the peri-Iquitos region of Amazonian Peru

Marta Moreno, Marlon P Saavedra, Sara A Bickersmith, William Lainhart, Carlos Tong, Freddy Alava, Joseph M Vinetz, Jan E Conn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A prescription for sustaining community engagement in malaria elimination on Aneityum Island, Vanuatu: an application of Health Empowerment Theory

Noriko Watanabe, Akira Kaneko, Sam Yamar, George Taleo, Takeo Tanihata, J Koji Lum, Peter S Larson, Nelma BC Shearer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Measuring windows of selection for anti-malarial drug treatments

Katherine Kay, Ian M Hastings

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic evidence for contribution of human dispersal to the genetic diversity of EBA-175 in Plasmodium falciparum

Yoshiki Yasukochi, Izumi Naka, Jintana Patarapotikul, Hathairad Hananantachai, Jun Ohashi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum infections may not be shortened by acquired immunity

Michael T Bretscher, Nicolas Maire, Ingrid Felger, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Tom Smith

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria Policy Advisory Committee to the WHO: conclusions and recommendations of seventh biannual meeting (March 2015)

WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee and Secretariat

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

De novo assembly and transcriptome analysis of Plasmodium gallinaceum identifies the Rh5 interacting protein (ripr), and reveals a lack of EBL and RH gene family diversification

Elvin J Lauron, Han Xian Aw Yeang, Samantha M Taffner, Ravinder N M Sehgal

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improvement of culture conditions for long-term in vitro culture of Plasmodium vivax

Wanlapa Roobsoong, Chayada S Tharinjaroen, Nattawan Rachaphaew, Porpimon Chobson, Louis Schofield, Liwang Cui, John H Adams, Jetsumon Sattabongkot

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-lasting insecticidal nets no longer effectively kill the highly resistant Anopheles funestus of southern Mozambique

Katey D Glunt, Ana Paula Abílio, Quique Bassat, Helder Bulo, Allison E Gilbert, Silvie Huijben, Maria Nélia Manaca, Eusebio Macete, Pedro Alonso, Krijn P Paaijmans

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The unique distribution of the Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein 1 in parasite isolates with short and long latent periods from the Republic of Korea

Youn-Kyoung Goo, Jun-Hye Moon, So-Young Ji, Dong-Il Chung, Yeonchul Hong, Shin-Hyung Cho, Won-Ja Lee, Jung-Yeon Kim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Seasonal and temporal trends in all-cause and malaria mortality in rural Burkina Faso, 1998–2007

Eveline Otte im Kampe, Olaf Müller, Ali Sie, Heiko Becher

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Indoor use of attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB) to effectively control malaria vectors in Mali, West Africa

Whitney A Qualls, Günter C Müller, Sekou F Traore, Mohamed M Traore, Kristopher L Arheart, Seydou Doumbia, Yosef Schlein, Vasiliy D Kravchenko, Rui-De Xue, John C Beier

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Strengthening tactical planning and operational frameworks for vector control: the roadmap for malaria elimination in Namibia

Emmanuel Chanda, Birkinesh Ameneshewa, Hans A Angula, Iitula Iitula, Pentrina Uusiku, Desta Trune, Quazi M Islam, John M Govere

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Submicroscopic carriage of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in a low endemic area in Ethiopia where no parasitaemia was detected by microscopy or rapid diagnostic test

Fitsum G Tadesse, Helmi Pett, Amrish Baidjoe, Kjerstin Lanke, Lynn Grignard, Colin Sutherland, Tom Hall, Chris Drakeley, Teun Bousema, Hassen Mamo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Household survey of availability of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets and its determinants in rural Mozambique

Inocencio M Quive, Baltazar Candrinho, Diederike Geelhoed

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial patterns of incident malaria cases and their household contacts in a single clinic catchment area of Chongwe District, Zambia

Jessie Pinchoff, German Henostroza, Bryan S Carter, Sarah T Roberts, Sisa Hatwiinda, Busiku Hamainza, Moonga Hawela, Frank C Curriero

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Controlled human malaria infection by intramuscular and direct venous inoculation of cryopreserved Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites in malaria-naïve volunteers: effect of injection volume and dose on infectivity rates

Gloria P Gómez-Pérez, Almudena Legarda, Jose Muñoz, B Kim Lee Sim, María Rosa Ballester, Carlota Dobaño, Gemma Moncunill, Joseph J Campo, Pau Cisteró, Alfons Jimenez, Diana Barrios, Benjamin Mordmüller, Josefina Pardos, Mireia Navarro, Cecilia Justino Zita, Carlos Arlindo Nhamuave, Alberto L García-Basteiro, Ariadna Sanz, Marta Aldea, Anita Manoj, Anusha Gunasekera, Peter F Billingsley, John J Aponte, Eric R James, Caterina Guinovart, Rosa M Antonijoan, Peter G Kremsner, Stephen L Hoffman, Pedro L Alonso

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Remarkable repellency of Ligusticum sinense (Umbelliferae), a herbal alternative against laboratory populations of Anopheles minimus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)

Rukpong Sanghong, Anuluck Junkum, Udom Chaithong, Atchariya Jitpakdi, Doungrat Riyong, Benjawan Tuetun, Daruna Champakaew, Jitrawadee Intirach, Roongtawan Muangmoon, Arpaporn Chansang, Benjawan Pitasawat

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency among malaria patients of Honduras: a descriptive study of archival blood samples

Miguel Á Zúñiga, Rosa E Mejía, Ana L Sánchez, Wilfredo H Sosa-Ochoa, Gustavo A Fontecha

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of insecticide-treated bed net usage on under-five mortality in northern Ghana

Clifford Afoakwah, Jacob Nunoo, Francis Kwaw Andoh

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Therapeutic assessment of chloroquine–primaquine combined regimen in adult cohort of Plasmodium vivax malaria from a tertiary care hospital in southwestern India

Kumar Rishikesh, Asha Kamath, Manjunatha H Hande, Sudha Vidyasagar, Raviraja V Acharya, Vasudeva Acharya, Jayaprakash Belle, Ananthakrishna B Shastry, Kavitha Saravu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of mushroom Agaricus blazei on immune response and development of experimental cerebral malaria

Cynthia H Val, Fátima Brant, Aline S Miranda, Flávia G Rodrigues, Bruno C L Oliveira, Elândia A Santos, Diego R R Assis, Lísia Esper, Bruno C Silva, Milene A Rachid, Herbert B Tanowitz, Antônio L Teixeira, Mauro M Teixeira, Wiliam C B Régis, Fabiana S Machado

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The suitability of laboratory-bred Anopheles cracens for the production of Plasmodium vivax sporozoites

Chiara Andolina, Jordi Landier, Verena Carrara, Cindy S Chu, Jean-François Franetich, Alison Roth, Laurent Rénia, Clémentine Roucher, Nick J White, Georges Snounou, François Nosten

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic, realist review of zooprophylaxis for malaria control

Blánaid Donnelly, Lea Berrang-Ford, Nancy A Ross, Pascal Michel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

On-going malaria transmission in The Gambia despite high coverage of control interventions: a nationwide cross-sectional survey

Julia Mwesigwa, Joseph Okebe, Muna Affara, Gian Luca Di Tanna, Davis Nwakanma, Omar Janha, Kevin Opondo, Koen Peeters Grietens, Jane Achan, Umberto D’Alessandro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Unravelling the patterns of host immune responses in Plasmodium vivax malaria and dengue co-infection

Vitor R R Mendonça, Bruno B Andrade, Ligia C L Souza, Belisa M L Magalhães, Maria P G Mourão, Marcus V G Lacerda, Manoel Barral-Netto

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy and insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria prevention by women of child-bearing age in eight districts in Malawi

Dyson Mwandama, Julie Gutman, Adam Wolkon, Madalitso Luka, James Jafali, Doreen Ali, Don P. Mathanga, Jacek Skarbinski

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy of artemether–lumefantrine therapy for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Southwestern Ethiopia

Seleshi Kebede Mekonnen, Girmay Medhin, Nega Berhe, Ronald M Clouse, Abraham Aseffa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Change of strategy is required for malaria elimination: a case study in Purworejo District, Central Java Province, Indonesia

E Elsa Herdiana Murhandarwati, Anis Fuad, Sulistyawati, Mahardika Agus Wijayanti, Michael Badi Bia, Barandi Sapta Widartono, Kuswantoro, Neil F Lobo, Supargiyono, William A Hawley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elimination of Plasmodium falciparum in an area of multi-drug resistance

Khin Maung Lwin, Mallika Imwong, Preyanan Suangkanarat, Atthanee Jeeyapant, Benchawan Vihokhern, Klanarong Wongsaen, Georges Snounou, Lilly Keereecharoen, Nicholas J White, Francois Nosten

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of a text-messaging intervention to improve treatment adherence and post-treatment review of children with uncomplicated malaria in western Kenya

Sophie Githinji, Caroline Jones, Josephine Malinga, Robert W Snow, Ambrose Talisuna, Dejan Zurovac

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Seasonality in malaria transmission: implications for case-management with long-acting artemisinin combination therapy in sub-Saharan Africa

Matthew E Cairns, Patrick G T Walker, Lucy C Okell, Jamie T Griffin, Tini Garske, Kwaku Poku Asante, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Diadier Diallo, Alassane Dicko, Badara Cisse, Brian M Greenwood, Daniel Chandramohan, Azra C Ghani, Paul J Milligan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Where have all the mosquito nets gone? Spatial modelling reveals mosquito net distributions across Tanzania do not target optimal Anopheles mosquito habitats

Emily S. Acheson, Andrew A. Plowright, Jeremy T. Kerr

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Major decrease in malaria transmission on Mayotte Island

Olivier Maillard, Tinne Lernout, Sophie Olivier, Aboubacar Achirafi, Lydéric Aubert, Jean François Lepère, Julien Thiria, Frédéric Pagès, Laurent Filleul

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhibition by stabilization: targeting the Plasmodium falciparum aldolase–TRAP complex

Sondra Maureen Nemetski, Timothy J Cardozo, Gundula Bosch, Ryan Weltzer, Kevin O’Malley, Ijeoma Ejigiri, Kota Arun Kumar, Carlos A Buscaglia, Victor Nussenzweig, Photini Sinnis, Jelena Levitskaya, Jürgen Bosch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness and safety of artemether–lumefantrine versus artesunate–amodiaquine for unsupervised treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in patients of all age groups in Nanoro, Burkina Faso: a randomized open label trial

Paul Sondo, Karim Derra, Seydou Diallo-Nakanabo, Zekiba Tarnagda, Odile Zampa, Adama Kazienga, Innocent Valea, Hermann Sorgho, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo, Tinga Robert Guiguemde, Halidou Tinto

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of an automated capillary system for Plasmodium vivax microsatellite genotyping

Paulo Manrique, Mari Hoshi, Manuel Fasabi, Oscar Nolasco, Pablo Yori, Martiza Calderón, Robert H. Gilman, Margaret N. Kosek, Joseph M. Vinetz, Dionicia Gamboa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterizing the insecticide resistance of Anopheles gambiae in Mali

Moussa B. M. Cisse, Chitan Keita, Abdourhamane Dicko, Dereje Dengela, Jane Coleman, Bradford Lucas, Jules Mihigo, Aboubacar Sadou, Allison Belemvire, Kristen George, Christen Fornadel, Raymond Beach

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chloroquine sensitivity: diminished prevalence of chloroquine-resistant gene marker pfcrt-76 13 years after cessation of chloroquine use in Msambweni, Kenya

William Chege Kiarie, Laura Wangai, Eric Agola, Francis T. Kimani, Charity Hungu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prompt access to effective malaria treatment among children under five in sub-Saharan Africa: a multi-country analysis of national household survey data

Jui A. Shah, Jacques B. O. Emina, Erin Eckert, Yazoume Ye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multiple-clone infections of Plasmodium vivax: definition of a panel of markers for molecular epidemiology

Aracele M. de Souza, Flávia C. F. de Araújo, Cor J. F. Fontes, Luzia H. Carvalho, Cristiana F. A. de Brito, Taís N. de Sousa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anti-malarial prescription practices among children admitted to six public hospitals in Uganda from 2011 to 2013

Asadu Sserwanga, David Sears, Bryan K. Kapella, Ruth Kigozi, Denis Rubahika, Sarah G. Staedke, Moses Kamya, Steven S. Yoon, Michelle A. Chang, Grant Dorsey, Arthur Mpimbaza

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do holes in long-lasting insecticidal nets compromise their efficacy against pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus? Results from a release–recapture study in experimental huts

Sanjiarizaha Randriamaherijaona, Olivier J T Briët, Sébastien Boyer, Aziz Bouraima, Raphael N’Guessan, Christophe Rogier, Vincent Corbel

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic determinants of anti-malarial acquired immunity in a large multi-centre study

Jennifer M G Shelton, Patrick Corran, Paul Risley, Nilupa Silva, Christina Hubbart, Anna Jeffreys, Kate Rowlands, Rachel Craik, Victoria Cornelius, Meike Hensmann, Sile Molloy, Nuno Sepulveda, Taane G Clark, Gavin Band, Geraldine M Clarke, Christopher C A Spencer, Angeliki Kerasidou, Susana Campino, Sarah Auburn, Adama Tall, Alioune Badara Ly, Odile Mercereau-Puijalon, Anavaj Sakuntabhai, Abdoulaye Djimdé, Boubacar Maiga, Ousmane Touré, Ogobara K Doumbo, Amagana Dolo, Marita Troye-Blomberg, Valentina D Mangano, Frederica Verra, David Modiano, Edith Bougouma, Sodiomon B Sirima, Muntaser Ibrahim, Ayman Hussain, Nahid Eid, Abier Elzein, Hiba Mohammed, Ahmed Elhassan, Ibrahim Elhassan, Thomas N Williams, Carolyne Ndila, Alexander Macharia, Kevin Marsh, Alphaxard Manjurano, Hugh Reyburn, Martha Lemnge, Deus Ishengoma, Richard Carter, Nadira Karunaweera, Deepika Fernando, Rajika Dewasurendra, Christopher J Drakeley, Eleanor M Riley, Dominic P Kwiatkowski, Kirk A Rockett, In collaboration with the MalariaGEN Consortium

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Specific expression and export of the Plasmodium falciparum Gametocyte EXported Protein-5 marks the gametocyte ring stage

Marta Tibúrcio, Matthew W. A. Dixon, Oliver Looker, Sumera Younis Younis, Leann Tilley, Pietro Alano

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A simple, high-throughput, colourimetric, field applicable loop-mediated isothermal amplification (HtLAMP) assay for malaria elimination

Sumudu Britton, Qin Cheng, Colin J. Sutherland, James S. McCarthy

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of single nucleotide polymorphisms of pvmdr1 and microsatellite genotype in Plasmodium vivax isolates from Republic of Korea military personnel

Dong-Il Chung, Sookwan Jeong, Sylvatrie-Danne Dinzouna-Boutamba, Hye-Won Yang, Sang-Geon Yeo, Yeonchul Hong, Youn-Kyoung Goo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Monitoring changes in malaria epidemiology and effectiveness of interventions in Ethiopia and Uganda: Beyond Garki Project baseline survey

Tarekegn A. Abeku, Michelle E. H. Helinski, Matthew J. Kirby, Takele Kefyalew, Tessema Awano, Esey Batisso, Gezahegn Tesfaye, James Ssekitooleko, Sarala Nicholas, Laura Erdmanis, Angela Nalwoga, Chris Bass, Stephen Cose, Ashenafi Assefa, Zelalem Kebede, Tedila Habte, Vincent Katamba, Anthony Nuwa, Stella Bakeera-Ssali, Sarah C. Akiror, Irene Kyomuhagi, Agonafer Tekalegne, Godfrey Magumba, Sylvia R. Meek

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Implementation and application of a multiplex assay to detect malaria-specific antibodies: a promising tool for assessing malaria transmission in Southeast Asian pre-elimination areas

Karen Kerkhof, Lydie Canier, Saorin Kim, Somony Heng, Tho Sochantha, Siv Sovannaroth, Inès Vigan-Womas, Marc Coosemans, Vincent Sluydts, Didier Ménard, Lies Durnez

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria impact of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa: maps, estimates and predictions

Solomon Kibret, Jonathan Lautze, Matthew McCartney, G. Glenn Wilson, Luxon Nhamo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial and temporal variation of malaria entomological parameters at the onset of a hydro-agricultural development in central Côte d’Ivoire

Nana R. Diakité, Négnorogo Guindo-Coulibaly, Akré M. Adja, Mamadou Ouattara, Jean T. Coulibaly, Jürg Utzinger, Eliézer K. N’Goran

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frequency of RANTES gene polymorphisms and their association with incidence of malaria: a longitudinal study on children in Iganga district, Uganda

Catherine N. Lwanira, Mark Kaddu Mukasa, Göte Swedberg, Fred Kironde

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ethical considerations in malaria research proposal review: empirical evidence from 114 proposals submitted to an Ethics Committee in Thailand

Pornpimon Adams, Sukanya Prakobtham, Chanthima Limphattharacharoen, Pitchapa Vutikes, Srisin Khusmith, Krisana Pengsaa, Polrat Wilairatana, Jaranit Kaewkungwal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Seasonality of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: a systematic review

Robert C. Reiner Jr., Matthew Geary, Peter M. Atkinson, David L. Smith, Peter W. Gething

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rise of multiple insecticide resistance in Anopheles funestus in Malawi: a major concern for malaria vector control

Jacob M. Riveron, Martin Chiumia, Benjamin D. Menze, Kayla G. Barnes, Helen Irving, Sulaiman S. Ibrahim, Gareth D. Weedall, Themba Mzilahowa, Charles S. Wondji

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Open-source satellite enumeration to map households: planning and targeting indoor residual spraying for malaria

Aniset Kamanga, Silvia Renn, Derek Pollard, Daniel J Bridges, Brian Chirwa, Jessie Pinchoff, David A Larsen, Anna M Winters

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between anthropometry-based nutritional status and malaria: a systematic review of observational studies

Efrem d’Avila Ferreira, Márcia A. Alexandre, Jorge L. Salinas, André M. de Siqueira, Silvana G. Benzecry, Marcus V. G. de Lacerda, Wuelton M. Monteiro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of iron-fortified complementary food and intermittent preventive treatment of malaria on anaemia in 12- to 36-month-old children: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Dominik Glinz, Richard F. Hurrell, Mamadou Ouattara, Michael B. Zimmermann, Gary M. Brittenham, Lukas G. Adiossan, Aurélie A. Righetti, Burkhardt Seifert, Victorine G. Diakité, Jürg Utzinger, Eliézer K. N’Goran, Rita Wegmüller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Absence of association between Plasmodium falciparum small sub-unit ribosomal RNA gene mutations and in vitro decreased susceptibility to doxycycline

Tiphaine Gaillard, Nathalie Wurtz, Sandrine Houzé, Kanlaya Sriprawat, Chirapat Wangsing, Véronique Hubert, Jacques Lebras, François Nosten, Sébastien Briolant, Bruno Pradines, The French National Reference Centre for Imported Malaria Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surveillance for the safety and effectiveness of artemether-lumefantrine in patients with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the USA: a descriptive analysis

Alyson M. Gray, Paul M. Arguin, Kamal Hamed

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Survival analysis of diagnostic assays in Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Melissa Phuong, Rachel Lau, Filip Ralevski, Andrea K. Boggild

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment of livestock with systemic insecticides for control of Anopheles arabiensis in western Kenya

Richard M. Poché, Dylan Burruss, Larisa Polyakova, David M. Poché, Rajesh B. Garlapati

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bio-efficacy of new long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets against Anopheles funestus and Anopheles gambiae from central and northern Mozambique

Ana Paula Abílio, Pelágio Marrune, Nilsa de Deus, Francisco Mbofana, Pedro Muianga, Ayubo Kampango

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A new class of insecticide for malaria vector control: evaluation of mosquito nets treated singly with indoxacarb (oxadiazine) or with a pyrethroid mixture against Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus

Richard M. Oxborough, Raphael N’Guessan, Jovin Kitau, Patrick K. Tungu, David Malone, Franklin W. Mosha, Mark W. Rowland

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Falciparum malaria molecular drug resistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a systematic review

Dieudonné Makaba Mvumbi, Jean-Marie Kayembe, Hippolyte Situakibanza, Thierry L. Bobanga, Célestin N. Nsibu, Georges L. Mvumbi, Pierrette Melin, Patrick De Mol, Marie-Pierre Hayette

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of parental perception of malaria vaccine in Tanzania

Idda Romore, Ali Mohamed Ali, Innocent Semali, Hassan Mshinda, Marcel Tanner, Salim Abdulla

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Imported malaria including HIV and pregnant woman risk groups: overview of the case of a Spanish city 2004–2014

María Fernández López, Jose Manuel Ruiz Giardín, Juan Víctor San Martín López, Jerónimo Jaquetti, Isabel García Arata, Carolina Jiménez Navarro, Noemi Cabello Clotet

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of malaria diagnosis and molecular confirmation of Plasmodium ovale curtisi in a rural area of the southeastern region of Ethiopia

Pedro Berzosa Díaz, Patricia Mula Lozano, Jose Manuel Ramos Rincón, Luz García, Francisco Reyes, Agustín Benito Llanes

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nrf2-driven CD36 and HO-1 gene expression in circulating monocytes correlates with favourable clinical outcome in pregnancy-associated malaria

Agnès Aubouy, David Olagnier, Gwladys Bertin, Sem Ezinmegnon, Clarisse Majorel, Saliha Mimar, Achille Massougbodji, Philippe Deloron, Bernard Pipy, Agnès Coste

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Baseline data of parasite clearance in patients with falciparum malaria treated with an artemisinin derivative: an individual patient data meta-analysis

WWARN Parasite Clearance Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of sub-microscopic Plasmodium vivax infection

Clarissa M. Moreira, Mahmoud Abo-Shehada, Ric N. Price, Chris J. Drakeley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Provider compliance to artemisinin-based combination therapy at primary health care facilities in the middle belt of Ghana

Anthony Kwarteng, Kwaku Poku Asante, Livesy Abokyi, Stephaney Gyaase, Lawrence G. Febir, Emmanuel Mahama, Dennis G. Konadu, Theresa Tawiah, Dennis Adu-Gyasi, David Dosoo, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Bernhards Ogutu, Seth Owusu-Agyei

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of a rapid test to assess plasma Plasmodium falciparum HRP2 and guide management of severe febrile illness

Ipsita Sinha, Nattwut Ekapirat, Arjen M. Dondorp, Charles J. Woodrow

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Longitudinal analysis of Plasmodium falciparum genetic variation in Turbo, Colombia: implications for malaria control and elimination

Stella M. Chenet, Jesse E. Taylor, Silvia Blair, Lina Zuluaga, Ananias A. Escalante

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Emerging knock-down resistance in Anopheles arabiensis populations of Dakar, Senegal: first evidence of a high prevalence of kdr-e mutation in West African urban area

Mamadou Ousmane Ndiath, Aurélie Cailleau, Eve Orlandi-Pradines, Paul Bessell, Fréderic Pagès, Jean-François Trape, Christophe Rogier

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distribution of Plasmodium vivax pvdhfr and pvdhps alleles and their association with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine treatment outcomes in Indonesia

Puji B. S. Asih, Sylvia S. Marantina, Rodiah Nababan, Neil F. Lobo, Ismail E. Rozi, Wajio Sumarto, Rita M. Dewi, Sekar Tuti, Ahmad S. Taufik, Mulyanto, Robert W. Sauerwein, Din Syafruddin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of a behaviour change communication programme on net durability in eastern Uganda

Michelle H. Helinski, Geoffrey Namara, Hannah Koenker, Albert Kilian, Gabrielle Hunter, Angela Acosta, Leah Scandurra, Richmond Ato Selby, Kenneth Mulondo, Megan Fotheringham, Matthew Lynch

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Grading fluorescein angiograms in malarial retinopathy

Ian J. C. MacCormick, Richard J. Maude, Nicholas A. V. Beare, Shyamanga Borooah, Simon Glover, David Parry, Sophie Leach, Malcolm E. Molyneux, Baljean Dhillon, Susan Lewallen, Simon P. Harding

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Variable piperaquine exposure significantly impacts protective efficacy of monthly dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for the prevention of malaria in Ugandan children

Kerstin Sundell, Prasanna Jagannathan, Liusheng Huang, Victor Bigira, James Kapisi, Mary M. Kakuru, Rada Savic, Moses R. Kamya, Grant Dorsey, Francesca Aweeka

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial and space–time clustering of mortality due to malaria in rural Tanzania: evidence from Ifakara and Rufiji Health and Demographic Surveillance System sites

Majige Selemani, Sigilbert Mrema, Amri Shamte, Josephine Shabani, Michael J. Mahande, Karen Yeates, Amina S. Msengwa, Maurice C. Y. Mbago, Angelina M. Lutambi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel flow cytometry technique for detection of Plasmodium falciparum specific B-cells in humans: increased levels of specific B-cells in ongoing infection

Allan Lugaajju, Sreenivasulu B. Reddy, Caroline Rönnberg, Mats Wahlgren, Fred Kironde, Kristina E. M. Persson

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disruptive technology for vector control: the Innovative Vector Control Consortium and the US Military join forces to explore transformative insecticide application technology for mosquito control programmes

Jennifer Knapp, Michael Macdonald, David Malone, Nicholas Hamon, Jason H. Richardson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lack of effect of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy and intense drug resistance in western Uganda

Vera Braun, Eva Rempis, Alexandra Schnack, Sarah Decker, John Rubaihayo, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Stefanie Theuring, Gundel Harms, Priscilla Busingye, Frank P. Mockenhaupt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

RDTs as a source of DNA to study Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in isolates from Senegal and the Comoros Islands

Nasserdine Papa Mze, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Cyrille K. Diedhiou, Silai Rahamatou, Baba Dieye, Rachel F. Daniels, Elizabeth J. Hamilton, Mouhamadou Diallo, Amy K. Bei, Dyann F. Wirth, Souleymane Mboup, Sarah K. Volkman, Ambroise D. Ahouidi, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between urbanicity and malaria at local scales in Uganda

Simon P. Kigozi, Deepa K. Pindolia, David L. Smith, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, Agaba Katureebe, Maxwell Kilama, Joaniter Nankabirwa, Steve W. Lindsay, Sarah G. Staedke, Grant Dorsey, Moses R. Kamya, Andrew J. Tatem

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evidence for temporal population replacement and the signature of ecological adaptation in a major Neotropical malaria vector in Amazonian Peru

William Lainhart, Sara A. Bickersmith, Kyle J. Nadler, Marta Moreno, Marlon P. Saavedra, Virginia M. Chu, Paulo E. Ribolla, Joseph M. Vinetz, Jan E. Conn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost effectiveness and resource allocation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria control in Myanmar: a modelling analysis of bed nets and community health workers

Tom L. Drake, Shwe Sin Kyaw, Myat Phone Kyaw, Frank M. Smithuis, Nicholas P. J. Day, Lisa J. White, Yoel Lubell

01.12.2015 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The challenges of introducing routine G6PD testing into radical cure: a workshop report

Benedikt Ley, Nick Luter, Fe Esperanza Espino, Angela Devine, Michael Kalnoky, Yoel Lubell, Kamala Thriemer, J. Kevin Baird, Eugenie Poirot, Nolwenn Conan, Chong Chee Kheong, Lek Dysoley, Wasif Ali Khan, April G. Dion-Berboso, Germana Bancone, Jimee Hwang, Ritu Kumar, Ric N. Price, Lorenz von Seidlein, Gonzalo J. Domingo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sunlight inhibits growth and induces markers of programmed cell death in Plasmodium falciparum in vitro

Dewaldt Engelbrecht, Thérèsa Louise Coetzer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Deforestation, drainage network, indigenous status, and geographical differences of malaria in the State of Amazonas

Wagner Cosme Morhy Terrazas, Vanderson de Souza Sampaio, Daniel Barros de Castro, Rosemary Costa Pinto, Bernardino Cláudio de Albuquerque, Megumi Sadahiro, Ricardo Augusto dos Passos, José Ueleres Braga

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High burden of malaria infection in pregnant women in a rural district of Zambia: a cross-sectional study

Enesia Banda Chaponda, Daniel Chandramohan, Charles Michelo, Sungano Mharakurwa, James Chipeta, R. Matthew Chico

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The epidemiology of subclinical malaria infections in South-East Asia: findings from cross-sectional surveys in Thailand–Myanmar border areas, Cambodia, and Vietnam

Mallika Imwong, Thuy Nhien Nguyen, Rupam Tripura, Tom J. Peto, Sue J. Lee, Khin Maung Lwin, Preyanan Suangkanarat, Atthanee Jeeyapant, Benchawan Vihokhern, Klanarong Wongsaen, Dao Van Hue, Le Thanh Dong, Tam-Uyen Nguyen, Yoel Lubell, Lorenz von Seidlein, Mehul Dhorda, Cholrawee Promnarate, Georges Snounou, Benoit Malleret, Laurent Rénia, Lilly Keereecharoen, Pratap Singhasivanon, Pasathorn Sirithiranont, Jem Chalk, Chea Nguon, Tran Tinh Hien, Nicholas Day, Nicholas J. White, Arjen Dondorp, Francois Nosten

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhibitory effect of novel iron chelator, 1-(N-acetyl-6-aminohexyl)-3-hydroxy-2-methylpyridin-4-one (CM1) and green tea extract on growth of Plasmodium falciparum

Phitsinee Thipubon, Chairat Uthaipibull, Sumalee Kamchonwongpaisan, Wachiraporn Tipsuwan, Somdet Srichairatanakool

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mosquito age and avian malaria infection

Romain Pigeault, Antoine Nicot, Sylvain Gandon, Ana Rivero

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distribution of malaria exposure in endemic countries in Africa considering country levels of effective treatment

Melissa A. Penny, Nicolas Maire, Caitlin A. Bever, Peter Pemberton-Ross, Olivier J. T. Briët, David L. Smith, Peter W. Gething, Thomas A. Smith

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Up-regulated S100 calcium binding protein A8 in Plasmodium-infected patients correlates with CD4+CD25+Foxp3 regulatory T cell generation

Hyeong-Woo Lee, Tong-Soo Kim, Yoon-Joong Kang, Jung-Yeon Kim, Sangeun Lee, Won-Ja Lee, Youngjoo Sohn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Simian malaria in wild macaques: first report from Hulu Selangor district, Selangor, Malaysia

Rumana Akter, Indra Vythilingam, Loke Tim Khaw, Rajes Qvist, Yvonne Ai-Lian Lim, Frankie Thomas Sitam, Balan Venugopalan, Shamala Devi Sekaran

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of local variation in malaria transmission on the prevalence of sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistant haplotypes and selective sweep characteristics in Malawi

Elena Artimovich, Atupele Kapito-Tembo, Paul Pensulo, Osward Nyirenda, Sarah Brown, Sudhaunshu Joshi, Terrie E. Taylor, Don Mathanga, Ananias A. Escalante, Miriam K. Laufer, Shannon Takala-Harrison

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria ecology along the Thailand–Myanmar border

Daniel M. Parker, Verena I. Carrara, Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, Rose McGready, François H. Nosten

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A potential role for interleukin-33 and γ-epithelium sodium channel in the pathogenesis of human malaria associated lung injury

Sumate Ampawong, Urai Chaisri, Parnpen Viriyavejakul, Panote Prapansilp, Georges E. Grau, Gareth D. H. Turner, Emsri Pongponratn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-lasting insecticidal net source, ownership and use in the context of universal coverage: a household survey in eastern Rwanda

Fredrick Kateera, Chantal M. Ingabire, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Alexis Rulisa, Parfait Karinda, Martin P. Grobusch, Leon Mutesa, Michèle van Vugt, Petra F. Mens

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The kdr-bearing haplotype and susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum in Anopheles gambiae: genetic correlation and functional testing

Christian Mitri, Kyriacos Markianos, Wamdaogo M. Guelbeogo, Emmanuel Bischoff, Awa Gneme, Karin Eiglmeier, Inge Holm, N’Fale Sagnon, Kenneth D. Vernick, Michelle M. Riehle

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of the efficacy of a single dose artemisinin–naphthoquine in treating uncomplicated malaria

Cho Naing, Maxine A. Whittaker, Joon Wah Mak, Kyan Aung

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quantitative trait locus analysis of parasite density reveals that HbS gene carriage protects severe malaria patients against Plasmodium falciparum hyperparasitaemia

Maria Rosário do Sambo, Carlos Penha-Gonçalves, Maria Jesus Trovoada, João Costa, Roberto Lardoeyt, António Coutinho

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of case management of uncomplicated malaria in Haiti: a national health facility survey, 2012

Keren Z. Landman, Samuel E. Jean, Alexandre Existe, Eniko E. Akom, Michelle A. Chang, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Kimberly E. Mace

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Baka Pygmies and their Bantu neighbours in the north of Gabon

Bertrand Mvé-Ondo, Dieudonné Nkoghe, Céline Arnathau, Virginie Rougeron, Ulrich Bisvigou, Lauriane Yacka Mouele, Larson Boundenga, Patrick Durand, Eric Elguero, Simone Lemmers, Lucrèce M. Délicat-Loembet, Nancy Diamella-Moukodoum, Christophe Paupy, François Renaud, Franck Prugnolle, Benjamin Ollomo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diagnostic performance of a novel loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay targeting the apicoplast genome for malaria diagnosis in a field setting in sub-Saharan Africa

Eniyou C. Oriero, Joseph Okebe, Jan Jacobs, Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden, Davis Nwakanma, Umberto D’Alessandro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improving the quality of paediatric malaria diagnosis and treatment by rural providers in Myanmar: an evaluation of a training and support intervention

Tin Aung, Kim Longfield, Nyo Me Aye, Aung Kyaw San, Thea S. Sutton, Dominic Montagu, PHSi/UCSF Global Health Group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria (AMFm): are remote areas benefiting from the intervention?

Yazoume Ye, Fred Arnold, Abdisalan Noor, Marilyn Wamukoya, John Amuasi, Samuel Blay, Blessing Mberu, Ruilin Ren, Catherine Kyobutungi, Frederick Wekesah, Hellen Gatakaa, Mitsuru Toda, Julius Njogu, Illah Evance, Kathryn O’Connell, Tanya Shewchuk, Sarah Thougher, Andrea Mann, Barbara Willey, Catherine Goodman, Kara Hanson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Significant geographical differences in prevalence of mutations associated with Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax drug resistance in two regions from Papua New Guinea

Céline Barnadas, Lincoln Timinao, Sarah Javati, Jonah Iga, Elisheba Malau, Cristian Koepfli, Leanne J. Robinson, Nicolas Senn, Benson Kiniboro, Lawrence Rare, John C. Reeder, Peter M. Siba, Peter A. Zimmerman, Harin Karunajeewa, Timothy M. Davis, Ivo Mueller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pharmacokinetic interactions between artesunate-mefloquine and ritonavir-boosted lopinavir in healthy Thai adults

Siwalee Rattanapunya, Tim R. Cressey, Ronnatrai Rueangweerayut, Yardpiroon Tawon, Panida Kongjam, Kesara Na-Bangchang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term impact of childhood malaria infection on school performance among school children in a malaria endemic area along the Thai–Myanmar border

Nutchavadee Vorasan, Wirichada Pan-Ngum, Podjanee Jittamala, Wanchai Maneeboonyang, Prasert Rukmanee, Saranath Lawpoolsri

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy in the treatment of malaria by Plasmodium vivax in Oiapoque, Brazil, on the border with French Guiana: the importance of control over external factors

Margarete do Socorro M. Gomes, José Luiz F. Vieira, Ricardo L. D. Machado, Mathieu Nacher, Aurélia Stefani, Lise Musset, Eric Legrand, Rubens A. O. Menezes, Aldo A. P. Júnior, Ana P. M. Sousa, Vanja S. C. D`Almeida Couto, Álvaro A. R. D’Almeida Couto

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterization and optimization of the haemozoin-like crystal (HLC) assay to determine Hz inhibiting effects of anti-malarial compounds

Carolina Tempera, Ricardo Franco, Carlos Caro, Vânia André, Peter Eaton, Peter Burke, Thomas Hänscheid

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Non-invasive surveillance for Plasmodium in reservoir macaque species

Josephine E. Siregar, Christina L. Faust, Lydia S. Murdiyarso, Lis Rosmanah, Uus Saepuloh, Andrew P. Dobson, Diah Iskandriati

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The evidence for a role of vasospasm in the pathogenesis of cerebral malaria

Michael Eisenhut

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Immunogenicity and protective potential of a Plasmodium spp. enolase peptide displayed on archaeal gas vesicle nanoparticles

Sneha Dutta, Priya DasSarma, Shiladitya DasSarma, Gotam K. Jarori

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between hepcidin and immune response in individuals with hyperbilirubinaemia and severe malaria due to Plasmodium vivax infection

Vitor R. R. Mendonça, Ligia C. L. Souza, Gabriela C. Garcia, Belisa M. L. Magalhães, Marilda S. Gonçalves, Marcus V. G. Lacerda, Manoel Barral-Netto

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spatial and temporal epidemiology of malaria in extra-Amazonian regions of Brazil

Camila Lorenz, Flávia Virginio, Breno S. Aguiar, Lincoln Suesdek, Francisco Chiaravalloti-Neto

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1p19 malaria vaccine candidate induce antibody-dependent respiratory burst in human neutrophils

Charlotte Joos, Marie-Louise Varela, Babacar Mbengue, Annick Mansourou, Laurence Marrama, Cheikh Sokhna, Adama Tall, Jean-François Trape, Aissatou Touré, Odile Mercereau-Puijalon, Ronald Perraut

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reimagining malaria: five reasons to strengthen community engagement in the lead up to malaria elimination

Maxine Whittaker, Catherine Smith

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility and cost of using mobile phones for capturing drug safety information in peri-urban settlement in Ghana: a prospective cohort study of patients with uncomplicated malaria

Vida Ami Kukula, Alexander A. N. Dodoo, Jonas Akpakli, Solomon A. Narh-Bana, Christine Clerk, Alexander Adjei, Elizabeth Awini, Simon Manye, Richard Afedi Nagai, Gabriel Odonkor, Christian Nikoi, Martin Adjuik, Patricia Akweongo, Rita Baiden, Bernhards Ogutu, Fred Binka, Margaret Gyapong

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Accuracy of an HRP-2/panLDH rapid diagnostic test to detect peripheral and placental Plasmodium falciparum infection in Papua New Guinean women with anaemia or suspected malaria

Alexandra J. Umbers, Holger W. Unger, Anna Rosanas-Urgell, Regina A. Wangnapi, Johanna H. Kattenberg, Shadrach Jally, Selina Silim, Elvin Lufele, Stephan Karl, Maria Ome-Kaius, Leanne J. Robinson, Stephen J. Rogerson, Ivo Mueller

01.12.2015 | Opinion | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inclusion of gametocyte parameters in anti-malarial drug efficacy studies: filling a neglected gap needed for malaria elimination

Rashad Abdul-Ghani, Leonardo K. Basco, John C. Beier, Mohammed A. K. Mahdy

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High adherence to malaria treatment: promising results of an adherence study in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sibylle Gerstl, Alexis Namagana, Liliana Palacios, Franklin Mweshi, Stella Aprile, Angeles Lima

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular incidence and clearance of Plasmodium falciparum infection

Donald J. Krogstad, Ousmane A. Koita, Mouctar Diallo, John L. Gerone, Belco Poudiougou, Mahamadou Diakité, Yéya T. Touré

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Serology describes a profile of declining malaria transmission in Farafenni, The Gambia

Lotus L. van den Hoogen, Jamie T. Griffin, Jackie Cook, Nuno Sepúlveda, Patrick Corran, David J. Conway, Paul Milligan, Muna Affara, Stephen J. Allen, Carla Proietti, Serign J. Ceesay, Geoffrey A. Targett, Umberto D’Alessandro, Brian Greenwood, Eleanor M. Riley, Chris Drakeley

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quantification of Plasmodium ex vivo drug susceptibility by flow cytometry

Grennady Wirjanata, Irene Handayuni, Pak Prayoga, Dwi Apriyanti, Ferryanto Chalfein, Boni F. Sebayang, Steven Kho, Rintis Noviyanti, Enny Kenangalem, Brice Campo, Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo, Ric N. Price, Jutta Marfurt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of different transmission metrics to describe malaria epidemiology in the highlands of western Kenya

Jennifer C. Stevenson, Gillian H. Stresman, Amrish Baidjoe, Albert Okoth, Robin Oriango, Chrispin Owaga, Elizabeth Marube, Teun Bousema, Jonathan Cox, Chris Drakeley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictability of epidemic malaria under non-stationary conditions with process-based models combining epidemiological updates and climate variability

Manojit Roy, Menno Bouma, Ramesh C. Dhiman, Mercedes Pascual

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Performance of four HRP-2/pLDH combination rapid diagnostic tests and field microscopy as screening tests for malaria in pregnancy in Indonesia: a cross-sectional study

Rukhsana Ahmed, Elvira I. Levy, Sylvia S. Maratina, Judith J. de Jong, Puji B. S. Asih, Ismail E. Rozi, William Hawley, Din Syafruddin, Feiko ter Kuile

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inhaled nitric oxide as adjunctive therapy for severe malaria: a randomized controlled trial

Michael T. Hawkes, Andrea L. Conroy, Robert O. Opoka, Laura Hermann, Kevin E. Thorpe, Chloe McDonald, Hani Kim, Sarah Higgins, Sophie Namasopo, Chandy John, Chris Miller, W. Conrad Liles, Kevin C. Kain

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The prevalence of malaria at first antenatal visit in Blantyre, Malawi declined following a universal bed net campaign

Sarah Boudová, Titus Divala, Patricia Mawindo, Lauren Cohee, Linda Kalilani-Phiri, Phillip Thesing, Terrie E. Taylor, Miriam K. Laufer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Artesunate-amodiaquine versus artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of acute uncomplicated malaria in Congolese children under 10 years old living in a suburban area: a randomized study

Mathieu Ndounga, Pembe Issamou Mayengue, Prisca Nadine Casimiro, Félix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Michel Bitemo, Brunelle Diassivy Matondo, Lee Aymar Ndounga Diakou, Leonardo K. Basco, Francine Ntoumi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Enhanced artemisinin yield by expression of rol genes in Artemisia annua

Erum Dilshad, Rosa Maria Cusido, Javier Palazon, Karla Ramirez Estrada, Mercedes Bonfill, Bushra Mirza

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anti-malarial effect of semi-synthetic drug amitozyn

Sergey O. Tcherniuk, Olga Chesnokova, Irina V. Oleinikov, Anatoly I. Potopalsky, Andrew V. Oleinikov

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of combined chloroquine and primaquine treatment in 14 days versus intermittent single dose regimen, in an open, non-randomized, clinical trial, to eliminate Plasmodium vivax in southern Mexico

Lilia Gonzalez-Ceron, Mario H. Rodriguez, Marco A. Sandoval, Frida Santillan, Sonia Galindo-Virgen, Angel F. Betanzos, Angel F. Rosales, Olga L. Palomeque

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sugar activation and glycosylation in Plasmodium

Marta Cova, João A. Rodrigues, Terry K. Smith, Luis Izquierdo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reduced deformability of parasitized red blood cells as a biomarker for anti-malarial drug efficacy

Xiaoyan Deng, Simon P. Duffy, Marie-Eve Myrand-Lapierre, Kerryn Matthews, Aline Teresa Santoso, Yi-Ling Du, Katherine S. Ryan, Hongshen Ma

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A randomized trial of the efficacy of artesunate and three quinine regimens in the treatment of severe malaria in children at the Ebolowa Regional Hospital, Cameroon

Daniel Ethe Maka, Andreas Chiabi, Valentine Ndikum, Dorothy Achu, Evelyn Mah, Séraphin Nguefack, Pamela Nana, Zakariaou Njoumemi, Wilfred Mbacham, Elie Mbonda

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility of an innovative electronic mobile system to assist health workers to collect accurate, complete and timely data in a malaria control programme in a remote setting in Kenya

David O. Soti, Stephen N. Kinoti, Ahmeddin H. Omar, John Logedi, Teresa K. Mwendwa, Zahra Hirji, Santiago Ferro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Towards a strategy for malaria in pregnancy in Afghanistan: analysis of clinical realities and women’s perceptions of malaria and anaemia

Natasha Howard, Sayed Enayatullah, Nader Mohammad, Ismail Mayan, Zohra Shamszai, Mark Rowland, Toby Leslie

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of chrysosplenetin on the pharmacokinetics and anti-malarial efficacy of artemisinin against Plasmodium berghei as well as in vitro CYP450 enzymatic activities in rat liver microsome

Shijie Wei, Hongyan Ji, Bei Yang, Liping Ma, Zhuchun Bei, Xiang Li, Hongwan Dang, Xiaoying Yang, Cheng Liu, Xiuli Wu, Jing Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

New linear antiplasmodial peptides related to angiotensin II

Adriana Farias Silva, Marcelo Der Torossian Torres, Leandro de Souza Silva, Flávio Lopes Alves, Ana Acácia de Sá Pinheiro, Antonio Miranda, Margareth Lara Capurro, Vani Xavier Oliveira Jr.

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A WD40-repeat protein unique to malaria parasites associates with adhesion protein complexes and is crucial for blood stage progeny

Andreas von Bohl, Andrea Kuehn, Nina Simon, Vanesa Nkwouano Ngongang, Marc Spehr, Stefan Baumeister, Jude M. Przyborski, Rainer Fischer, Gabriele Pradel

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bias in logistic regression due to imperfect diagnostic test results and practical correction approaches

Denis Valle, Joanna M. Tucker Lima, Justin Millar, Punam Amratia, Ubydul Haque

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multiple comparisons analysis of serological data from an area of low Plasmodium falciparum transmission

Eric Rogier, Ryan Wiegand, Delynn Moss, Jeff Priest, Evelina Angov, Sheetij Dutta, Ito Journel, Samuel E. Jean, Kimberly Mace, Michelle Chang, Jean Frantz Lemoine, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, John W. Barnwell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The time-course of protection of the RTS,S vaccine against malaria infections and clinical disease

Melissa A. Penny, Peter Pemberton-Ross, Thomas A. Smith

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Population-based prevalence of malaria among pregnant women in Enugu State, Nigeria: the Healthy Beginning Initiative

Jayleen K. L. Gunn, John E. Ehiri, Elizabeth T. Jacobs, Kacey C. Ernst, Sydney Pettygrove, Lindsay N. Kohler, Steven D. Haenchen, Michael C. Obiefune, Chinenye O. Ezeanolue, Amaka G. Ogidi, Echezona E. Ezeanolue

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High-level Plasmodium falciparum sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance with the concomitant occurrence of septuple haplotype in Tanzania

Vito Baraka, Deus S. Ishengoma, Filbert Fransis, Daniel T. R. Minja, Rashid A. Madebe, Deogratius Ngatunga, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria, anaemia and under-nutrition: three frequently co-existing conditions among preschool children in rural Rwanda

Fredrick Kateera, Chantal M. Ingabire, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Parfait Kalinda, Petra F. Mens, Martin P. Grobusch, Leon Mutesa, Michèle van Vugt

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Identifying rapidly parasiticidal anti-malarial drugs using a simple and reliable in vitro parasite viability fast assay

María Linares, Sara Viera, Benigno Crespo, Virginia Franco, María G. Gómez-Lorenzo, María Belén Jiménez-Díaz, Íñigo Angulo-Barturen, Laura María Sanz, Francisco-Javier Gamo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of intestinal parasites on Plasmodium vivax-specific antibody responses to MSP-119 and AMA-1 in rural populations of the Brazilian Amazon

Juan Camilo Sánchez-Arcila, Marcelle Marcolino de França, Virginia Araujo Pereira, Mariana Pinheiro Alves Vasconcelos, Antonio Têva, Daiana de Souza Perce-da-Silva, Joffre Rezende Neto, Cesarino Junior Lima Aprígio, Josue da Costa Lima-Junior, Mauricio Martins Rodrigues, Irene Silva Soares, Dalma Maria Banic, Joseli Oliveira-Ferreira

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Transmission-blocking activity of antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum GLURP.10C chimeric protein formulated in different adjuvants

Will Roeffen, Michael Theisen, Marga van de Vegte-Bolmer, GeertJan van Gemert, Theo Arens, Gorm Andersen, Michael Christiansen, Laxman Sevargave, Shrawan Kumar Singh, Swarnendu Kaviraj, Robert Sauerwein

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Progress toward malaria elimination in Jazan Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: 2000–2014

Ibrahim M. El Hassan, Ahmed Sahly, Mohammed H. Alzahrani, Raafat F. Alhakeem, Mohammed Alhelal, Abdollah Alhogail, Adil A. H. Alsheikh, Abdullah M. Assiri, Tageddin B. ElGamri, Ibrahim A. Faragalla, Mohammed Al-Atas, Mohammed A. Akeel, Ibrahim Bani, Hussein M. Ageely, Abdulaziz A. BinSaeed, David Kyalo, Abdisalan M. Noor, Robert W. Snow

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tetracyclines in malaria

Tiphaine Gaillard, Marylin Madamet, Bruno Pradines

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frequency and distribution of mixed Plasmodium falciparum-vivax infections in French Guiana between 2000 and 2008

Marine Ginouves, Vincent Veron, Lise Musset, Eric Legrand, Aurélia Stefani, Ghislaine Prevot, Magalie Demar, Félix Djossou, Paul Brousse, Mathieu Nacher, Bernard Carme

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Larval ecology of Anopheles coluzzii in Cape Coast, Ghana: water quality, nature of habitat and implication for larval control

Andreas A. Kudom

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Introducing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria into registered drug shops in Uganda: lessons learned and policy implications

Anthony K. Mbonye, Sîan E. Clarke, Sham Lal, Clare I. Chandler, Eleanor Hutchinson, Kristian S. Hansen, Pascal Magnussen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High efficacy of two artemisinin-based combinations: artesunate + sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine and artemether-lumefantrine for falciparum malaria in Yemen

Ahmed A. Adeel, Niaz Abdo Saeed, Adel Aljasari, Amar M. Almohager, Mohamed H. Galab, Amar AlMahdi, Mansor H. Mahammed, Mohammed AlDarsi, Yahiya A. Salaeah, Hoda Atta, Ghasem Zamani, Marian Warsame, Amy Barrette, Hanan El Mohammady, Rania A. Nada

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in schoolchildren: a systematic review

Junior R. Matangila, Patrick Mitashi, Raquel A. Inocêncio da Luz, Pascal T. Lutumba, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A comparison of Plasmodium falciparum circumsporozoite protein-based slot blot and ELISA immuno-assays for oocyst detection in mosquito homogenates

Will Stone, Bryan Grabias, Kjerstin Lanke, Hong Zheng, Emily Locke, Diadier Diallo, Ashley Birkett, Merribeth Morin, Teun Bousema, Sanjai Kumar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Contribution of fish farming ponds to the production of immature Anopheles spp. in a malaria-endemic Amazonian town

Izabel Cristina dos Reis, Cláudia Torres Codeço, Carolin Marlen Degener, Erlei Cassiano Keppeler, Mauro Menezes Muniz, Francisco Geovane Silva de Oliveira, José Joaquin Carvajal Cortês, Antônio de Freitas Monteiro, Carlos Antônio Albano de Souza, Fernanda Christina Morone Rodrigues, Genilson Rodrigues Maia, Nildimar Alves Honório

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is there malaria transmission in urban settings in Colombia?

Julio C. Padilla, Pablo E. Chaparro, Karen Molina, Myriam Arevalo-Herrera, Sócrates Herrera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular characterization of misidentified Plasmodium ovale imported cases in Singapore

Jean-Marc Chavatte, Sarah Bee Hui Tan, Georges Snounou, Raymond Tzer Pin Valentine Lin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Population genetic structure and natural selection of apical membrane antigen-1 in Plasmodium vivax Korean isolates

Jung-Mi Kang, Jinyoung Lee, Pyo-Yun Cho, Sung-Ung Moon, Hye-Lim Ju, Seong Kyu Ahn, Woon-Mok Sohn, Hyeong-Woo Lee, Tong-Soo Kim, Byoung-Kuk Na

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria prevalence in Bata district, Equatorial Guinea: a cross-sectional study

Policarpo Ncogo, Zaida Herrador, Maria Romay-Barja, Emely García-Carrasco, Gloria Nseng, Pedro Berzosa, Maria A. Santana-Morales, Matilde Riloha, Pilar Aparicio, Basilio Valladares, Agustín Benito

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of long-lasting, insecticide-treated nets in a setting of pyrethroid resistance: a case–control study among febrile children 6 to 59 months of age in Machinga District, Malawi

Don P. Mathanga, Dyson A. Mwandama, Andy Bauleni, Joseph Chisaka, Monica P. Shah, Keren Z. Landman, Kim A. Lindblade, Laura C. Steinhardt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria among outpatients at Hossana Health Care Centre, southern Ethiopia

Mesfin Assefa, Teferi Eshetu, Abdissa Biruksew

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterization of a recent malaria outbreak in the autonomous indigenous region of Guna Yala, Panama

José E. Calzada, Ricardo Marquez, Chystrie Rigg, Carlos Victoria, Manuel De La Cruz, Luis F. Chaves, Lorenzo Cáceres

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Standardizing Plasmodium falciparum infection prevalence measured via microscopy versus rapid diagnostic test

Bonnie Mappin, Ewan Cameron, Ursula Dalrymple, Daniel J. Weiss, Donal Bisanzio, Samir Bhatt, Peter W. Gething

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risks of miscarriage and inadvertent exposure to artemisinin derivatives in the first trimester of pregnancy: a prospective cohort study in western Kenya

Stephanie Dellicour, Meghna Desai, George Aol, Martina Oneko, Peter Ouma, Godfrey Bigogo, Deron C. Burton, Robert F. Breiman, Mary J. Hamel, Laurence Slutsker, Daniel Feikin, Simon Kariuki, Frank Odhiambo, Jayesh Pandit, Kayla F. Laserson, Greg Calip, Andy Stergachis, Feiko O. ter Kuile

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Child bed net use before, during, and after a bed net distribution campaign in Bo, Sierra Leone

Shamika Ranasinghe, Rashid Ansumana, Alfred S. Bockarie, Umaru Bangura, David Henry Jimmy, David A. Stenger, Kathryn H. Jacobsen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Application of geographically-weighted regression analysis to assess risk factors for malaria hotspots in Keur Soce health and demographic surveillance site

Mansour M. Ndiath, Badara Cisse, Jean Louis Ndiaye, Jules F. Gomis, Ousmane Bathiery, Anta Tal Dia, Oumar Gaye, Babacar Faye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Insecticide resistance profile of Anopheles gambiae from a phase II field station in Cové, southern Benin: implications for the evaluation of novel vector control products

Corine Ngufor, Raphael N’Guessan, Josias Fagbohoun, Krishanthi Subramaniam, Abibatou Odjo, Augustin Fongnikin, Martin Akogbeto, David Weetman, Mark Rowland

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria surveillance in low-transmission areas of Zambia using reactive case detection

David A. Larsen, Zunda Chisha, Benjamin Winters, Mercie Mwanza, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, Clara Mbwili, Moonga Hawela, Busiku Hamainza, Jacob Chirwa, Allen S. Craig, Marie-Reine Rutagwera, Chris Lungu, Tokozile Ngwenya-Kangombe, Sanford Cheelo, John M. Miller, Daniel J. Bridges, Anna M. Winters

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The emergence of insecticide resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) from sentinel sites in Mutare and Mutasa Districts, Zimbabwe

Shadreck Sande, Moses Zimba, Peter Chinwada, Hieronymo Takudzwa Masendu, Sungai Mazando, Aramu Makuwaza

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Gains attained in malaria control coverage within settings earmarked for pre-elimination: malaria indicator and prevalence surveys 2012, Eritrea

Araia Berhane, Selam Mihreteab, Hagos Ahmed, Assefash Zehaie, Usman Abdulmumini, Emmanuel Chanda

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assuring access to topical mosquito repellents within an intensive distribution scheme: a case study in a remote province of Cambodia

Somony Heng, Lies Durnez, Charlotte Gryseels, Karel Van Roey, Vanna Mean, Sambunny Uk, Sovannaroth Siv, Koen Peeters Grietens, Tho Sochantha, Marc Coosemans, Vincent Sluydts

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of fixed dose combination of arterolane maleate and piperaquine phosphate dispersible tablets in paediatric patients with acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a phase II, multicentric, open-label study

Offianan Andre Toure, Stephen Rulisa, Anupkumar R. Anvikar, Ballamudi S. Rao, Pitabas Mishra, Rajinder K. Jalali, Sudershan Arora, Arjun Roy, Nilanjan Saha, Sunil S. Iyer, Pradeep Sharma, Neena Valecha

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distribution and frequency of G119S mutation in ace-1 gene within Anopheles sinensis populations from Guangxi, China

Xiangyang Feng, Chan Yang, Yichao Yang, Jun Li, Kangming Lin, Mei Li, Xinghui Qiu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dispensing and determinants of non-adherence to treatment for non complicated malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum in high-risk municipalities in the Brazilian Amazon

Claudia G. S. Osorio-de-Castro, Martha C. Suárez-Mutis, Elaine S. Miranda, Tatiana C. B. Luz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A paper and plastic device for the combined isothermal amplification and lateral flow detection of Plasmodium DNA

Michael S. Cordray, Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Summary of anti-malarial prophylactic efficacy of tafenoquine from three placebo-controlled studies of residents of malaria-endemic countries

Geoffrey S. Dow, Jun Liu, Gina Lin, Brian Hetzell, Sarah Thieling, William F. McCarthy, Douglas Tang, Bryan Smith

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Haplotypes of the endothelial protein C receptor (EPCR) gene are not associated with severe malaria in Tanzania

Helle Holm Hansson, Louise Turner, Line Møller, Christian William Wang, Daniel T. R. Minja, Samwel Gesase, Bruno Mmbando, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Thor G. Theander, John P. A. Lusingu, Michael Alifrangis, Thomas Lavstsen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malaria case in Madagascar, probable implication of a new vector, Anopheles coustani

Thiery N. J. J. Nepomichene, Etienne Tata, Sébastien Boyer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Larval habitat characteristics of the main malaria vectors in the most endemic regions of Colombia: potential implications for larval control

Marcela Conde, Paula X. Pareja, Lorena I. Orjuela, Martha L. Ahumada, Sebastian Durán, Jennifer A. Jara, Braian A. Cañon, Pilar Pérez, John C. Beier, Socrates Herrera, Martha L. Quiñones

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detection of G119S ace-1 R mutation in field-collected Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes using allele-specific loop-mediated isothermal amplification (AS-LAMP) method

Athanase Badolo, Hironori Bando, Alphonse Traoré, Mami Ko-ketsu, Wamdaogo Moussa Guelbeogo, Hirotaka Kanuka, Hilary Ranson, N’Falé Sagnon, Shinya Fukumoto

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Repeated Plasmodium vivax malaria relapses in a Peruvian sailor

Adam P. McFarland, Juan F. Sanchez, Alejandro Mercado, Julio A. Ventocilla, Sofia Cavalcanti, Sofia Gonzalez, Andres G. Lescano

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysing the nutrition-disease nexus: the case of malaria

Milinda Lakkam, Lawrence M. Wein

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of the specificity of antibodies to VAR2CSA in Cameroonian multigravidae with and without placental malaria: a retrospective case–control study

Anna Babakhanyan, Rui Fang, Andrew Wey, Ali Salanti, Grace Sama, Canisia Efundem, Robert J. I. Leke, John J. Chen, Rose G. F. Leke, Diane W. Taylor

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An improved SYBR Green-1-based fluorescence method for the routine monitoring of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to anti-malarial drugs

Victor Dery, Nancy O. Duah, Ruth Ayanful-Torgby, Sena A. Matrevi, Francis Anto, Neils B. Quashie

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Use of prospective hospital surveillance data to define spatiotemporal heterogeneity of malaria risk in coastal Kenya

Donal Bisanzio, Francis Mutuku, Angelle D. LaBeaud, Peter L. Mungai, Jackson Muinde, Hajara Busaidy, Dunstan Mukoko, Charles H. King, Uriel Kitron

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prescription practices for malaria in Mozambique: poor adherence to the national protocols for malaria treatment in 22 public health facilities

Cristolde A. Salomão, Jahit Sacarlal, Baltazar Chilundo, Eduardo Samo Gudo

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Targeting vivax malaria in the Asia Pacific: The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network Vivax Working Group

The Vivax Working Group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acceptability and effectiveness of a monofilament, polyethylene insecticide-treated wall lining for malaria control after six months in dwellings in Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Taneshka Kruger, Mthokozisi M. Sibanda, Walter W. Focke, Maria S. Bornman, Christiaan de Jager

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Attenuation of Plasmodium falciparum in vitro drug resistance phenotype following culture adaptation compared to fresh clinical isolates in Cambodia

Suwanna Chaorattanakawee, Charlotte A. Lanteri, Siratchana Sundrakes, Kritsanai Yingyuen, Panita Gosi, Nitima Chanarat, Saowaluk Wongarunkochakorn, Nillawan Buathong, Soklyda Chann, Worachet Kuntawunginn, Montri Arsanok, Jessica T. Lin, Jonathan J. Juliano, Stuart D. Tyner, Mengchuor Char, Chanthap Lon, David L. Saunders

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Early hyperreactive malarial splenomegaly and risk factors for evolution into the full-blown syndrome: a single-centre, retrospective, longitudinal study

Zeno Bisoffi, Stefania Leoni, Dora Buonfrate, Claudia Lodesani, Franklin Esoka Eseme, Geraldo Badona Monteiro, Stefania Marocco, Massimo Guerriero

01.12.2015 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Consolidating strategic planning and operational frameworks for integrated vector management in Eritrea

Emmanuel Chanda, Birkinesh Ameneshewa, Selam Mihreteab, Araia Berhane, Assefash Zehaie, Yohannes Ghebrat, Abdulmumini Usman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health systems readiness and management of febrile outpatients under low malaria transmission in Vanuatu

Dejan Zurovac, Jean-Olivier Guintran, Wesley Donald, Esau Naket, Josephine Malinga, George Taleo

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Transfection with thymidine kinase permits bromodeoxyuridine labelling of DNA replication in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum

Catherine J. Merrick

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria infection and use of different malaria control measures among primary school children in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania

Baraka J. Nzobo, Billy E. Ngasala, Charles M. Kihamia

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modelling optimum use of attractive toxic sugar bait stations for effective malaria vector control in Africa

Lin Zhu, John M. Marshall, Whitney A. Qualls, Yosef Schlein, John W. McManus, Kris L. Arheart, WayWay M. Hlaing, Sekou F. Traore, Seydou Doumbia, Günter C. Müller, John C. Beier

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Beninese children with cerebral malaria do not develop humoral immunity against the IT4-VAR19-DC8 PfEMP1 variant linked to EPCR and brain endothelial binding

Sofia Nunes-Silva, Sébastien Dechavanne, Azizath Moussiliou, Natalia Pstrąg, Jean-Philippe Semblat, Stéphane Gangnard, Nicaise Tuikue-Ndam, Philippe Deloron, Arnaud Chêne, Benoît Gamain

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of a new outdoor mosquito control device, the mosquito landing box, on densities and survival of the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis, inside controlled semi-field settings

Arnold S. Mmbando, Fredros O. Okumu, Joseph P. Mgando, Robert D. Sumaye, Nancy S. Matowo, Edith Madumla, Emmanuel Kaindoa, Samson S. Kiware, Dickson W. Lwetoijera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum parasite by microsatellite markers after scale-up of insecticide-treated bed nets in western Kenya

Wangeci Gatei, John E. Gimnig, William Hawley, Feiko ter Kuile, Christopher Odero, Nnaemeka C. Iriemenam, Monica P. Shah, Penelope Phillips Howard, Yusuf O. Omosun, Dianne J. Terlouw, Bernard Nahlen, Laurence Slutsker, Mary J. Hamel, Simon Kariuki, Edward Walker, Ya Ping Shi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Administration of ivermectin to peridomestic cattle: a promising approach to target the residual transmission of human malaria

Hermann S. Pooda, Jean-Baptiste Rayaisse, Domonbabele François de Sale Hien, Thierry Lefèvre, Serge R. Yerbanga, Zakaria Bengaly, Roch K. Dabiré, Adrien M. G. Belem, Issa Sidibé, Philippe Solano, Karine Mouline

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clonal population expansion in an outbreak of Plasmodium falciparum on the northwest coast of Ecuador

Fabián E. Sáenz, Lindsay C. Morton, Sheila Akinyi Okoth, Gabriela Valenzuela, Claudia A. Vera-Arias, Eileen Vélez-Álvarez, Naomi W. Lucchi, L. Enrique Castro, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Aspidosperma species as sources of anti-malarials: uleine is the major anti-malarial indole alkaloid from Aspidosperma parvifolium (Apocynaceae)

Maria Fâni Dolabela, Marinete Marins Póvoa, Geraldo Célio Brandão, Fabíola Dutra Rocha, Luciana Ferreira Soares, Renata Cristina de Paula, Alaíde Braga de Oliveira

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Social inequalities in malaria knowledge, prevention and prevalence among children under 5 years old and women aged 15–49 in Madagascar

Sean A. P. Clouston, Josh Yukich, Phil Anglewicz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A geostatistical analysis of the association between armed conflicts and Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Africa, 1997–2010

Luigi Sedda, Qiuyin Qi, Andrew J. Tatem

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Burden of malaria among adult patients attending general medical outpatient department and HIV care and treatment clinics in Oromia, Ethiopia: a comparative cross-sectional study

Guda Alemayehu, Zenebe Melaku, Tesfay Abreha, Bereket Alemayehu, Samuel Girma, Yehualashet Tadesse, Tsigereda Gadisa, Sileshi Lulseged, Taye Tolera Balcha, David Hoos, Hiwot Teka, Richard Reithinger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and evaluation of mosquito-electrocuting traps as alternatives to the human landing catch technique for sampling host-seeking malaria vectors

Deodatus V. Maliti, Nicodem J. Govella, Gerry F. Killeen, Nosrat Mirzai, Paul C. D. Johnson, Katharina Kreppel, Heather M. Ferguson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring health practitioners’ acceptability of a prospective semi-quantitative pfHRP2 device to define severe malaria in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Freek de Haan, Marie A. Onyamboko, Caterina I. Fanello, Charles J. Woodrow, Yoel Lubell, Wouter P. C. Boon, Arjen M. Dondorp

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of artemether-lumefantrine efficacy in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria and its association with pfmdr1, pfatpase6 and K13-propeller polymorphisms in Luanda, Angola

Kinanga Kiaco, Joana Teixeira, Marta Machado, Virgílio do Rosário, Dinora Lopes

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antiplasmodial activity, in vivo pharmacokinetics and anti-malarial efficacy evaluation of hydroxypyridinone hybrids in a mouse model

Ntokozo S. Dambuza, Peter Smith, Alicia Evans, Jennifer Norman, Dale Taylor, Andrew Andayi, Timothy Egan, Kelly Chibale, Lubbe Wiesner

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Up-regulated S100 calcium binding protein A8 in Plasmodium-infected patients correlates with CD4+CD25+Foxp3 regulatory T cell generation

Tong-Soo Kim, Yoon-Joong Kang, Jung-Yeon Kim, Sangeun Lee, Won-Ja Lee, Youngjoo Sohn, Hyeong-Woo Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Estimation of allele-specific Ace-1 duplication in insecticide-resistant Anopheles mosquitoes from West Africa

Luc S. Djogbénou, Benoît Assogba, John Essandoh, Edi A. V. Constant, Michel Makoutodé, Martin Akogbéto, Martin J. Donnelly, David Weetman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In vitro and in vivo anti-malarial activity of plants from the Brazilian Amazon

Renata B. S. Lima, Luiz F. Rocha e Silva, Marcia R. S. Melo, Jaqueline S. Costa, Neila S. Picanço, Emerson S. Lima, Marne C. Vasconcellos, Ana Paula A. Boleti, Jakeline M. P. Santos, Rodrigo C. N. Amorim, Francisco C. M. Chaves, Julia P. Coutinho, Wanderli P. Tadei, Antoniana U. Krettli, Adrian M. Pohlit

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of antibody profiles in symptomatic malaria in three sentinel sites of Ivory Coast by using multiplex, fluorescent, magnetic, bead-based serological assay (MAGPIX™)

David Koffi, André Offianan Touré, Marie-Louise Varela, Inès Vigan-Womas, Sylvain Béourou, Somela Brou, Marie-France Ehouman, Laeticia Gnamien, Vincent Richard, Joseph Allico Djaman, Ronald Perraut

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High prevalence of asymptomatic malaria infections: a cross-sectional study in rural areas in six departments in Haiti

Maha A. Elbadry, Basima Al-Khedery, Massimiliano S. Tagliamonte, Charles A. Yowell, Christian P. Raccurt, Alexandre Existe, Jacques Boncy, Thomas A. Weppelmann, Valery E. M. Beau De Rochars, Jean F. Lemoine, Bernard A. Okech, John B. Dame

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dysregulation of the haem-haemopexin axis is associated with severe malaria in a case–control study of Ugandan children

Robyn E. Elphinstone, Frank Riley, Tian Lin, Sarah Higgins, Aggrey Dhabangi, Charles Musoke, Christine Cserti-Gazdewich, Raymond F. Regan, H. Shaw Warren, Kevin C. Kain

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Upstream AUGs and upstream ORFs can regulate the downstream ORF in Plasmodium falciparum

Mayank Kumar, Vivek Srinivas, Swati Patankar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lipid metabolites of the phospholipase A2 pathway and inflammatory cytokines are associated with brain volume in paediatric cerebral malaria

Vasiliki Pappa, Karl Seydel, Sanchit Gupta, Catherine M. Feintuch, Michael J. Potchen, Samuel Kampondeni, Adam Goldman-Yassen, Mike Veenstra, Lillie Lopez, Ryung S. Kim, Joan W. Berman, Terrie Taylor, Johanna P. Daily

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A validated agent-based model to study the spatial and temporal heterogeneities of malaria incidence in the rainforest environment

Francesco Pizzitutti, William Pan, Alisson Barbieri, J Jaime Miranda, Beth Feingold, Gilvan R. Guedes, Javiera Alarcon-Valenzuela, Carlos F. Mena

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing insecticide-treated bed net use to Plasmodium falciparum infection among schoolchildren living near Lake Victoria, Kenya

Collins Okoyo, Charles Mwandawiro, Jimmy Kihara, Elses Simiyu, Caroline W. Gitonga, Abdisalan M. Noor, Sammy M. Njenga, Robert W. Snow

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Frequencies distribution of dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase mutant alleles associated with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum population from Hadhramout Governorate, Yemen

Omar A. A. Bamaga, Mohammed A. K. Mahdy, Yvonne A. L. Lim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Larval habitat characterization of Anopheles darlingi from its northernmost geographical distribution in Chiapas, Mexico

Cuauhtémoc Villarreal-Treviño, R. Patricia Penilla-Navarro, M. Guadalupe Vázquez-Martínez, David A. Moo-Llanes, Jana C. Ríos-Delgado, Ildefonso Fernández-Salas, Américo D. Rodríguez

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ethical aspects of malaria control and research

Euzebiusz Jamrozik, Vânia de la Fuente-Núñez, Andreas Reis, Pascal Ringwald, Michael J. Selgelid

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prospects and recommendations for risk mapping to improve strategies for effective malaria vector control interventions in Latin America

Temitope O. Alimi, Douglas O. Fuller, Martha L. Quinones, Rui-De Xue, Socrates V. Herrera, Myriam Arevalo-Herrera, Jill N. Ulrich, Whitney A. Qualls, John C. Beier

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An ultrasensitive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay to detect asymptomatic low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in small volume blood samples

Matthew Adams, Sudhaunshu N. Joshi, Gillian Mbambo, Amy Z. Mu, Shay M. Roemmich, Biraj Shrestha, Kathy A. Strauss, Nicole Eddington Johnson, Khine Zaw Oo, Tin Maung Hlaing, Zay Yar Han, Kay Thwe Han, Si Thura, Adam K. Richards, Fang Huang, Myaing M. Nyunt, Christopher V. Plowe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Missed opportunities to deliver intermittent preventive treatment for malaria to pregnant women 2003–2013: a systematic analysis of 58 household surveys in sub-Saharan Africa

Kathryn G. Andrews, Michael Lynch, Erin Eckert, Julie Gutman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the behaviour change communication and community mobilization activities in Myanmar artemisinin resistance containment zones

Myat Htut Nyunt, Khin Myo Aye, Myat Phone Kyaw, Khin Thet Wai, Tin Oo, Aye Than, Htet Wai Oo, Hnin Phyu Phway, Soe Soe Han, Thurein Htun, Kyaw Kyaw San

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acute kidney injury in imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Liese C. Koopmans, Marlies E. van Wolfswinkel, Dennis A. Hesselink, Ewout J. Hoorn, Rob Koelewijn, Jaap J. van Hellemond, Perry J. J. van Genderen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Potential public health impact of RTS,S malaria candidate vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa: a modelling study

Christophe J. Sauboin, Laure-Anne Van Bellinghen, Nicolas Van De Velde, Ilse Van Vlaenderen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chloroquine efficacy for Plasmodium vivax malaria treatment in southern Ethiopia

Sisay Getachew, Kamala Thriemer, Sarah Auburn, Adugna Abera, Endalamaw Gadisa, Abraham Aseffa, Ric N. Price, Beyene Petros

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Computer-vision-based technology for fast, accurate and cost effective diagnosis of malaria

Bina Srivastava, Anupkumar R. Anvikar, Susanta K. Ghosh, Neelima Mishra, Navin Kumar, Arnon Houri-Yafin, Joseph Joel Pollak, Seth J. Salpeter, Neena Valecha

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Safety of insecticide-treated mosquito nets for infants and their mothers: randomized controlled community trial in Burkina Faso

Guangyu Lu, Corneille Traoré, Peter Meissner, Bocar Kouyaté, Gisela Kynast-Wolf, Claudia Beiersmann, Boubacar Coulibaly, Heiko Becher, Olaf Müller

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Estimating malaria parasite prevalence from community surveys in Uganda: a comparison of microscopy, rapid diagnostic tests and polymerase chain reaction

Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Adoke Yeka, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, Ruth Kigozi, Chris Drakeley, Moses R. Kamya, Bryan Greenhouse, Philip J. Rosenthal, Grant Dorsey, Sarah G. Staedke

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sample size and power calculations for detecting changes in malaria transmission using antibody seroconversion rate

Nuno Sepúlveda, Carlos Daniel Paulino, Chris Drakeley

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors affecting delay in seeking treatment among malaria patients along Thailand-Myanmar border in Tak Province, Thailand

Krit Sonkong, Sunisa Chaiklieng, Penny Neave, Pornnapa Suggaravetsiri

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Caregivers’ treatment-seeking behaviour for children under age five in malaria-endemic areas of rural Myanmar: a cross-sectional study

Moe Moe Thandar, Myat Phone Kyaw, Masamine Jimba, Junko Yasuoka

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disparities of Plasmodium falciparum infection, malaria-related morbidity and access to malaria prevention and treatment among school-aged children: a national cross-sectional survey in Côte d’Ivoire

Clarisse A Houngbedji, Prisca B N’Dri, Eveline Hürlimann, Richard B Yapi, Kigbafori D Silué, Gotianwa Soro, Benjamin G Koudou, Cinthia A Acka, Serge-Brice Assi, Penelope Vounatsou, Eliézer K N’Goran, Agathe Fantodji, Jürg Utzinger, Giovanna Raso

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

CD4+ T cells apoptosis in Plasmodium vivax infection is mediated by activation of both intrinsic and extrinsic pathways

Natália S Hojo-Souza, Dhelio B Pereira, Tiago AO Mendes, Lívia SA Passos, Ana Clara Gazzinelli-Guimarães, Pedro H Gazzinelli-Guimarães, Mauro S Tada, Graziela M Zanini, Daniella C Bartholomeu, Ricardo T Fujiwara, Lilian L Bueno

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Calibration of an intrahost malaria model and parameter ensemble evaluation of a pre-erythrocytic vaccine

Kevin A McCarthy, Edward A Wenger, Grace H Huynh, Philip A Eckhoff

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing the social vulnerability to malaria in Rwanda

Jean-Pierre Bizimana, Emmanuel Twarabamenye, Stefan Kienberger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Efficacy and pharmacokinetic evaluation of a novel anti-malarial compound (NP046) in a mouse model

Efrem T Abay, Jan H van der Westuizen, Kenneth J Swart, Liezl Gibhard, Nina Lawrence, Ntokozo Dambuza, Anke Wilhelm, Kendrekar Pravin, Lubbe Wiesner

01.12.2015 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

COIL: a methodology for evaluating malarial complexity of infection using likelihood from single nucleotide polymorphism data

Kevin Galinsky, Clarissa Valim, Arielle Salmier, Benoit de Thoisy, Lise Musset, Eric Legrand, Aubrey Faust, Mary Lynn Baniecki, Daouda Ndiaye, Rachel F Daniels, Daniel L Hartl, Pardis C Sabeti, Dyann F Wirth, Sarah K Volkman, Daniel E Neafsey

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