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Malaria Journal

Malaria Journal 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 499 Artikel )

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence and admission rates for severe malaria and their impact on mortality in Africa

Flavia Camponovo, Caitlin A. Bever, Katya Galactionova, Thomas Smith, Melissa A. Penny

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The dangers of accepting a single diagnosis: case report of concurrent Plasmodium knowlesi malaria and dengue infection

Soon Eu Chong, Rhendra Hardy Mohamad Zaini, Siti Suraiya, Kok Tong Lee, Jo Anne Lim

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sequence conservation of Plasmodium vivax glutamate dehydrogenase among Korean isolates and its application in seroepidemiology

Bomin Seol, Hyun-Il Shin, Jung-Yeon Kim, Bo-Young Jeon, Yoon-Joong Kang, Jhang-Ho Pak, Tong-Soo Kim, Hyeong-Woo Lee

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing the effect of indoor residual spraying (IRS) on malaria morbidity in Northern Uganda: a before and after study

Betty Bawuba Tukei, Andy Beke, Héctor Lamadrid-Figueroa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

MALDI-TOF MS as an innovative tool for detection of Plasmodium parasites in Anopheles mosquitoes

Maureen Laroche, Lionel Almeras, Emilie Pecchi, Yassina Bechah, Didier Raoult, Angèle Viola, Philippe Parola

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Expanding access to parasite-based malaria diagnosis through retail drug shops in Tanzania: evidence from a randomized trial and implications for treatment

Kathleen Maloney, Abigail Ward, Bonnie Krenz, Nora Petty, Lindsay Bryson, Caitlin Dolkart, Theodoor Visser, Arnaud Le Menach, Valerie K. Scott, Justin M. Cohen, Esther Mtumbuka, Sigsbert Mkude

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost benefit analysis of malaria rapid diagnostic test: the perspective of Nigerian community pharmacists

Ifeoma Jovita Ezennia, Sunday Odunke Nduka, Obinna Ikechukwu Ekwunife

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety of a fixed-dose combination of artesunate and amodiaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in real-life conditions of use in Côte d’Ivoire

Serge-Brice Assi, Yapo Thomas Aba, Jean Claude Yavo, Abouo Franklin Nguessan, N’cho Bertin Tchiekoi, Koffi Moïse San, Emmanuel Bissagnéné, Stephan Duparc, Valérie Lameyre, Mea Antoine Tanoh

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evidence of non-Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in Kédougou, Sénégal

Rachel F. Daniels, Awa Bineta Deme, Jules F. Gomis, Baba Dieye, Katelyn Durfee, Julie I. Thwing, Fatou B. Fall, Mady Ba, Medoune Ndiop, Aida S. Badiane, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Dyann F. Wirth, Sarah K. Volkman, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Towards eliminating malaria in high endemic countries: the roles of community health workers and related cadres and their challenges in integrated community case management for malaria: a systematic review

Bruno F. Sunguya, Linda B. Mlunde, Rakesh Ayer, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Usefulness of a biomarker to identify placental dysfunction in the context of malaria

Alexandra Gueneuc, Philippe Deloron, Gwladys I. Bertin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of small solar powered ‘Bͻkͻͻ’ net fans on mosquito net use: results from a randomized controlled cross-over trial in southern Ghana

Olivier J. T. Briët, Joshua O. Yukich, Constanze Pfeiffer, William Miller, Mulako S. Jaeger, Nitin Khanna, Samuel Oppong, Peter Nardini, Collins K. Ahorlu, Joseph Keating

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reported bed net ownership and use in social contacts is associated with uptake of bed nets for malaria prevention in pregnant women in Ghana

Kacey C. Ernst, Steven Erly, Charity Adusei, Melanie L. Bell, David Komla Kessie, Alberta Biritwum-Nyarko, John Ehiri

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An improved extraction method for surface dosage of insecticides on treated textile fabrics

Florence Dieval, Jérémy Bouyer, Jean-François Fafet

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the use of routinely-available, retrospective data to study the association between malaria control scale-up and micro-economic outcomes in Zambia

Alison Comfort, Anthony Leegwater, Sharon Nakhimovsky, Henry Kansembe, Busiku Hamainza, Benson Bwalya, Martin Alilio, Ben Johns, Lauren Olsho

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria epidemiology in central Myanmar: identification of a multi-species asymptomatic reservoir of infection

Isaac Ghinai, Jackie Cook, Teddy Tun Win Hla, Hein Myat Thu Htet, Tom Hall, Inke ND Lubis, Rosanna Ghinai, Therese Hesketh, Ye Naung, Mya Mya Lwin, Tint Swe Latt, David L. Heymann, Colin J. Sutherland, Chris Drakeley, Nigel Field

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community perceptions of targeted anti-malarial mass drug administrations in two provinces in Vietnam: a quantitative survey

Thuy-Nhien Nguyen, Pham N. Huong Thu, Ngo Trong Hung, Do Hung Son, Nguyen Thanh Tien, Nguyen Van Dung, Huynh Hong Quang, Lorenz von Seidlein, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Arjen M. Dondorp, Nicholas P. J. Day, Nicholas J. White, Tran Tinh Hien

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Location, location, location: environmental factors better predict malaria-positive individuals during reactive case detection than index case demographics in Southern Province, Zambia

David A. Larsen, Tokozile Ngwenya-Kangombe, Sanford Cheelo, Busiku Hamainza, John Miller, Anna Winters, Daniel J. Bridges

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The perception of parents and teachers about intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in school children in a semi-rural area of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Junior R. Matangila, Jessica Fraeyman, Marie-Louise Mbula Kambulu, Alain Mpanya, Raquel Inocêncio da Luz, Pascal Lutumba, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Hilde Bastiaens

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

LAMP kit for diagnosis of non-falciparum malaria in Plasmodium ovale infected patients

Juan Cuadros, Alexandra Martin Ramírez, Iveth J. González, Xavier C. Ding, Ramon Perez Tanoira, Gerardo Rojo-Marcos, Peña Gómez-Herruz, Jose Miguel Rubio

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficient method for establishing F1 progeny from wild populations of Anopheles mosquitoes

Thiery N. Nepomichene, Lala Andrianaivolambo, Sébastien Boyer, Catherine Bourgouin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) ownership, use and cost of implementation after a mass distribution campaign in Kasaï Occidental Province, Democratic Republic of Congo

Henry Maggi Ntuku, Laura Ruckstuhl, Jean-Emmanuel Julo-Réminiac, Solange E. Umesumbu, Alain Bokota, Antoinette Kitoto Tshefu, Christian Lengeler

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Absence of in vivo selection for K13 mutations after artemether–lumefantrine treatment in Uganda

Betty Balikagala, Toshihiro Mita, Mie Ikeda, Miki Sakurai, Shouki Yatsushiro, Nobuyuki Takahashi, Shin-Ichiro Tachibana, Mary Auma, Edward H. Ntege, Daisuke Ito, Eizo Takashima, Nirianne Marie Q. Palacpac, Thomas G. Egwang, Joseph Okello Onen, Masatoshi Kataoka, Eisaku Kimura, Toshihiro Horii, Takafumi Tsuboi

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum malaria co-infection with tick-borne relapsing fever in Dakar

Mamadou A. Diallo, Baidy S. Kane, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Mouhamed Dieng, Khadim Diongue, Aida S. Badiane, Mame Cheikh Seck, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo antiplasmodial activity and toxicological assessment of hydroethanolic crude extract of Ajuga remota

Aschalew Nardos, Eyasu Makonnen

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

New developments in anti-malarial target candidate and product profiles

Jeremy N. Burrows, Stephan Duparc, Winston E. Gutteridge, Rob Hooft van Huijsduijnen, Wiweka Kaszubska, Fiona Macintyre, Sébastien Mazzuri, Jörg J. Möhrle, Timothy N. C. Wells

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rapid decline in the susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine in the south of Vietnam

Ngo Viet Thanh, Nguyen Thuy-Nhien, Nguyen Thi Kim Tuyen, Nguyen Thanh Tong, Nguyen Thuy Nha-Ca, Le Thanh Dong, Huynh Hong Quang, Jeremy Farrar, Guy Thwaites, Nicholas J. White, Marcel Wolbers, Tran Tinh Hien

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Profile of molecular mutations in pfdhfr, pfdhps, pfmdr1, and pfcrt genes of Plasmodium falciparum related to resistance to different anti-malarial drugs in the Bata District (Equatorial Guinea)

Pedro Berzosa, Andrés Esteban-Cantos, Luz García, Vicenta González, Marisa Navarro, Taiomara Fernández, María Romay-Barja, Zaida Herrador, José Miguel Rubio, Policarpo Ncogo, María Santana-Morales, Basilio Valladares, Matilde Riloha, Agustín Benito

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Detection of Plasmodium knowlesi, Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax using loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) in a co-endemic area in Malaysia

Kim A. Piera, Ammar Aziz, Timothy William, David Bell, Iveth J. González, Bridget E. Barber, Nicholas M. Anstey, Matthew J. Grigg

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of two adult mosquito sampling methods with human landing catches in south-central Ethiopia

Oljira Kenea, Meshesha Balkew, Habte Tekie, Teshome Gebre-Michael, Wakgari Deressa, Eskindir Loha, Bernt Lindtjørn, Hans J. Overgaard

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical integrity and residual bio-efficacy of used LLINs in three cities of the South-West region of Cameroon 4 years after the first national mass-distribution campaign

Stravensky T. Boussougou-Sambe, Parfait Awono-Ambene, Geraud C. T. Tasse, Josiane Etang, Jerome A. Binyang, Lynda D. Nouage, Gaston Wamba, Peter Enyong, Eric B. Fokam

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Insecticide-treated net effectiveness at preventing Plasmodium falciparum infection varies by age and season

Andrea G. Buchwald, Jenna E. Coalson, Lauren M. Cohee, Jenny A. Walldorf, Nelson Chimbiya, Andy Bauleni, Kondwani Nkanaunena, Andrew Ngwira, John D. Sorkin, Don P. Mathanga, Terrie E. Taylor, Miriam K. Laufer

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Surveillance and response for high-risk populations: what can malaria elimination programmes learn from the experience of HIV?

Jerry O. Jacobson, Carmen Cueto, Jennifer L. Smith, Jimee Hwang, Roly Gosling, Adam Bennett

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Performance of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria among malaria suspected pregnant women in Northwest Ethiopia

Banchamlak Tegegne, Sisay Getie, Wossenseged Lemma, Abu Naser Mohon, Dylan R. Pillai

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of Plasmodium falciparum infection on umbilical artery resistance and intrafetal blood flow distribution: a Doppler ultrasound study from Papua New Guinea

Maria Ome-Kaius, Stephan Karl, Regina Alice Wangnapi, John Walpe Bolnga, Glen Mola, Jane Walker, Ivo Mueller, Holger Werner Unger, Stephen John Rogerson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Heterogeneity of G6PD deficiency prevalence in Mozambique: a school-based cross-sectional survey in three different regions

Beatriz Galatas, Lurdes Mabote, Wilson Simone, Gloria Matambisso, Lidia Nhamussua, María del Mar Mañú-Pereira, Clara Menéndez, Francisco Saute, Eusebio Macete, Quique Bassat, Pedro Alonso, Pedro Aide

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of Plasmodium falciparum specific naïve, atypical, memory and plasma B cells during infancy and in adults in an endemic area

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

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Recent uptake of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine is associated with increased prevalence of Pfdhfr mutations in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Mamoudou Cisse, Gordon A. Awandare, Alamissa Soulama, Halidou Tinto, Marie-Pierre Hayette, Robert T. Guiguemdé

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A(maize)ing attraction: gravid Anopheles arabiensis are attracted and oviposit in response to maize pollen odours

Betelehem Wondwosen, Sharon R. Hill, Göran Birgersson, Emiru Seyoum, Habte Tekie, Rickard Ignell

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health worker adherence to malaria treatment guidelines at outpatient health facilities in southern Malawi following implementation of universal access to diagnostic testing

Ruth J. Namuyinga, Dyson Mwandama, Dubulao Moyo, Austin Gumbo, Peter Troell, Miwako Kobayashi, Monica Shah, Andrew Bauleni, Jodi Vanden Eng, Alexander K. Rowe, Don P. Mathanga, Laura C. Steinhardt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Optimization of mosquito egg production under mass rearing setting: effects of cage volume, blood meal source and adult population density for the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis

Wadaka Mamai, Nanwintoum S. Bimbile-Somda, Hamidou Maiga, José Guillermo Juarez, Zaynab A. I. Muosa, Adel Barakat Ali, Rosemary Susan Lees, Jeremie R. L. Gilles

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

On the cytokine/chemokine network during Plasmodium vivax malaria: new insights to understand the disease

Natália Satchiko Hojo-Souza, Dhelio Batista Pereira, Fernanda Sumika Hojo de Souza, Tiago Antônio de Oliveira Mendes, Mariana Santos Cardoso, Mauro Shugiro Tada, Graziela Maria Zanini, Daniella Castanheira Bartholomeu, Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara, Lilian Lacerda Bueno

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Artemether-lumefantrine and liver enzyme abnormalities in non-severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in returned travellers: a retrospective comparative study with quinine-doxycycline in a Portuguese centre

André Silva-Pinto, Rogério Ruas, Francisco Almeida, Raquel Duro, André Silva, Cândida Abreu, António Sarmento

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Response to fever and utilization of standby emergency treatment (SBET) for malaria in travellers to Southeast Asia: a questionnaire-based cohort study

Christof D. Vinnemeier, Camilla Rothe, Benno Kreuels, Marylyn M. Addo, Sabine Vygen-Bonnet, Jakob P. Cramer, Thierry Rolling

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro activity of anti-malarial ozonides against an artemisinin-resistant isolate

Fabian Baumgärtner, Joëlle Jourdan, Christian Scheurer, Benjamin Blasco, Brice Campo, Pascal Mäser, Sergio Wittlin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy of text-message reminders on paediatric malaria treatment adherence and their post-treatment return to health facilities in Kenya: a randomized controlled trial

Ambrose O. Talisuna, Amos Oburu, Sophie Githinji, Josephine Malinga, Beatrice Amboko, Philip Bejon, Caroline Jones, Robert W. Snow, Dejan Zurovac

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health Impact Assessment of Indira Sagar Project: a paramount to studies on Water Development Projects

Anushrita, B. N. Nagpal, Neera Kapoor, Aruna Srivastava, Rekha Saxena, Shailendra Singh, Sanjeev Gupta, Sompal Singh, Kumar Vikram, Neena Valecha

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Serology reveals heterogeneity of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in northeastern South Africa: implications for malaria elimination

Joseph Biggs, Jaishree Raman, Jackie Cook, Khumbulani Hlongwana, Chris Drakeley, Natashia Morris, Ishen Serocharan, Eunice Agubuzo, Philip Kruger, Aaron Mabuza, Alpheus Zitha, Elliot Machaba, Maureen Coetzee, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of urbanization and population density on childhood Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence rates in Africa

Caroline W. Kabaria, Marius Gilbert, Abdisalan M. Noor, Robert W. Snow, Catherine Linard

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of a short course of iron polymaltose on acquisition of malarial parasitaemia in anaemic Indonesian schoolchildren: a randomized trial

Margaretta A. Prasetyani, Quirijn de Mast, Robel Afeworki, Maria M. M. Kaisar, Difa Stefanie, Erliyani Sartono, Taniawati Supali, André J. van der Ven

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Severe Plasmodium vivax infection in Korea

Jae Hyoung Im, Hea Yoon Kwon, JiHyeon Baek, Seong Wook Park, Areum Durey, Kyung Hee Lee, Moon-Hyun Chung, Jin-Soo Lee

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Working towards consensus on methods used to elicit participant-reported safety data in uncomplicated malaria clinical drug studies: a Delphi technique study

Nyaradzo Mandimika, Karen I. Barnes, Clare I. R. Chandler, Cheryl Pace, Elizabeth N. Allen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Describing interaction effect between lagged rainfalls on malaria: an epidemiological study in south–west China

Yunyun Wu, Zhijiao Qiao, Nan Wang, Hongjie Yu, Zijian Feng, Xiaosong Li, Xing Zhao

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adapting the local response for malaria elimination through evaluation of the 1-3-7 system performance in the China–Myanmar border region

Duoquan Wang, Chris Cotter, Xiaodong Sun, Adam Bennett, Roly D. Gosling, Ning Xiao

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria control and prevention towards elimination: data from an eleven-year surveillance in Shandong Province, China

Xiangli Kong, Xin Liu, Hong Tu, Yan Xu, Jianbing Niu, Yongbin Wang, Changlei Zhao, Jingxuan Kou, Jun Feng

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Submicroscopic Plasmodium prevalence in relation to malaria incidence in 20 villages in western Cambodia

Rupam Tripura, Thomas J. Peto, Christianne C. Veugen, Chea Nguon, Chan Davoeung, Nicola James, Mehul Dhorda, Richard J. Maude, Jureeporn Duanguppama, Krittaya Patumrat, Mallika Imwong, Lorenz von Seidlein, Martin P. Grobusch, Nicholas J. White, Arjen M. Dondorp

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Severe malaria in Europe: an 8-year multi-centre observational study

Florian Kurth, Michel Develoux, Matthieu Mechain, Denis Malvy, Jan Clerinx, Spinello Antinori, Ida E. Gjørup, Joaquím Gascon, Kristine Mørch, Emanuele Nicastri, Michael Ramharter, Alessandro Bartoloni, Leo Visser, Thierry Rolling, Philipp Zanger, Guido Calleri, Joaquín Salas-Coronas, Henrik Nielsen, Gudrun Just-Nübling, Andreas Neumayr, Anna Hachfeld, Matthias L. Schmid, Pietro Antonini, Tilman Lingscheid, Peter Kern, Annette Kapaun, José Saraiva da Cunha, Peter Pongratz, Antoni Soriano-Arandes, Mirjam Schunk, Norbert Suttorp, Christoph Hatz, Thomas Zoller

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individuals living in a malaria-endemic area of Cameroon do not have an acquired antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2

Diane Wallace Taylor, Naveen Bobbili, Vedbar S. Khadka, Isabella A. Quakyi, Rose G. F. Leke

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reduced ex vivo susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum after oral artemether–lumefantrine treatment in Mali

Souleymane Dama, Hamidou Niangaly, Amed Ouattara, Issaka Sagara, Sekou Sissoko, Oumar Bila Traore, Amadou Bamadio, Niawanlou Dara, Moussa Djimde, Mohamed Lamine Alhousseini, Siaka Goita, Hamma Maiga, Antoine Dara, Ogobara K. Doumbo, Abdoulaye A. Djimde

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increase in imported malaria in the Netherlands in asylum seekers and VFR travellers

Brechje de Gier, Franciska S. T. Suryapranata, Mieke Croughs, Perry J. J. van Genderen, Monique Keuter, Leo G. Visser, Michele van Vugt, Gerard J. B. Sonder

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax metacaspase 1 and Plasmodium vivax multi-drug resistance 1 genes of field isolates from Mauritania, Sudan and Oman

Fatimata Sow, Guillaume Bonnot, Bilal Rabah Ahmed, Sidi Mohamed Diagana, Hachim Kebe, Mohamedou Koita, Ba Malado Samba, Said K. Al-Mukhaini, Majed Al-Zadjali, Seif S. Al-Abri, Osama A. M. Ali, Abdallah M. Samy, Muzamil Mahdi Abdel Hamid, Musab M. Ali Albsheer, Bruno Simon, Anne-Lise Bienvenu, Eskild Petersen, Stéphane Picot

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy of artemether–lumefantrine, artesunate–amodiaquine, and dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Angola, 2015

Mateusz M. Plucinski, Pedro Rafael Dimbu, Aleixo Panzo Macaia, Carolina Miguel Ferreira, Claudete Samutondo, Joltim Quivinja, Marília Afonso, Richard Kiniffo, Eliane Mbounga, Julia S. Kelley, Dhruviben S. Patel, Yun He, Eldin Talundzic, Denise O. Garrett, Eric S. Halsey, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Pascal Ringwald, Filomeno Fortes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An epidemiological study to assess Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence and malaria control measures in Burkina Faso and Senegal

Aldiouma Diallo, Ali Sié, Sodiomon Sirima, Khadime Sylla, Mahmadou Ndiaye, Mamadou Bountogo, Espérance Ouedraogo, Roger Tine, Assane Ndiaye, Boubacar Coulibaly, Alphonse Ouedraogo, Babacar Faye, El Hadji Ba, Guillaume Compaore, Alfred Tiono, Cheikh Sokhna, Maurice Yé, Amidou Diarra, Edith Roset Bahmanyar, Melanie De Boer, Jean-Yves Pirçon, Effua Abigail Usuf

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pre-travel malaria chemoprophylaxis counselling in a public travel medicine clinic in São Paulo, Brazil

Tânia do Socorro Souza Chaves, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Jessé Reis Alves, Marcus Lacerda, Marta Heloisa Lopes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of grass volatiles on oviposition site selection by Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles coluzzii

Yelfwagash Asmare, Sharon R. Hill, Richard J. Hopkins, Habte Tekie, Rickard Ignell

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria from hyperendemicity to elimination in Hekou County on China–Vietnam border: an ecological study

Jian-Wei Xu, Jian-Jie Li, Hong-Ping Guo, Shu-Wei Pu, Shu-Mei Li, Rong-Hua Wang, Hui Liu, Wei-Jia Wang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Avidity of anti-malarial antibodies inversely related to transmission intensity at three sites in Uganda

Isaac Ssewanyana, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, Joaniter I. Nankabirwa, Adoke Yeka, Richard Sullivan, Moses R. Kamya, Philip J. Rosenthal, Grant Dorsey, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, Chris Drakeley, Bryan Greenhouse, Kevin K. A. Tetteh

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spectrum-Malaria: a user-friendly projection tool for health impact assessment and strategic planning by malaria control programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

Matthew Hamilton, Guy Mahiane, Elric Werst, Rachel Sanders, Olivier Briët, Thomas Smith, Richard Cibulskis, Ewan Cameron, Samir Bhatt, Daniel J. Weiss, Peter W. Gething, Carel Pretorius, Eline L. Korenromp

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cellulose filtration of blood from malaria patients for improving ex vivo growth of Plasmodium falciparum parasites

Sixbert I. Mkumbaye, Daniel T. R. Minja, Jakob S. Jespersen, Michael Alifrangis, Reginald A. Kavishe, Steven B. Mwakalinga, John P. Lusingu, Thor G. Theander, Thomas Lavstsen, Christian W. Wang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria risk in young male travellers but local transmission persists: a case–control study in low transmission Namibia

Jennifer L. Smith, Joyce Auala, Erastus Haindongo, Petrina Uusiku, Roly Gosling, Immo Kleinschmidt, Davis Mumbengegwi, Hugh J. W. Sturrock

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

New potential Plasmodium brasilianum hosts: tamarin and marmoset monkeys (family Callitrichidae)

Denise A. M. Alvarenga, Anielle Pina-Costa, Cesare Bianco Jr, Silvia B. Moreira, Patricia Brasil, Alcides Pissinatti, Claudio T. Daniel-Ribeiro, Cristiana F. A. Brito

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Analysing trends and forecasting malaria epidemics in Madagascar using a sentinel surveillance network: a web-based application

Florian Girond, Laurence Randrianasolo, Lea Randriamampionona, Fanjasoa Rakotomanana, Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia, Maherisoa Ratsitorahina, Télesphore Yao Brou, Vincent Herbreteau, Morgan Mangeas, Sixte Zigiumugabe, Judith Hedje, Christophe Rogier, Patrice Piola

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of elevated temperatures on the life history and insecticide resistance phenotype of the major malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis (Diptera: Culicidae)

Shüné V. Oliver, Basil D. Brooke

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular evidence of Plasmodium vivax infection in Duffy negative symptomatic individuals from Dschang, West Cameroon

Gianluca Russo, Giovanni Faggioni, Giacomo Maria Paganotti, Ghyslaine Bruna Djeunang Dongho, Alice Pomponi, Riccardo De Santis, Gianpiero Tebano, Mpoame Mbida, Martin Sanou Sobze, Vincenzo Vullo, Giovanni Rezza, Florigio Romano Lista

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community engagement and the social context of targeted malaria treatment: a qualitative study in Kayin (Karen) State, Myanmar

Kate Sahan, Christopher Pell, Frank Smithuis, Aung Kyaw Phyo, Sai Maung Maung, Chanida Indrasuta, Arjen M. Dondorp, Nicholas J. White, Nicholas P. J. Day, Lorenz von Seidlein, Phaik Yeong Cheah

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Referral of children seeking care at private health facilities in Uganda

Anthony K. Mbonye, Esther Buregyeya, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Siân E. Clarke, Sham Lal, Kristian S. Hansen, Pascal Magnussen, Philip LaRussa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

WHO cone bio-assays of classical and new-generation long-lasting insecticidal nets call for innovative insecticides targeting the knock-down resistance mechanism in Benin

Marius Allossogbe, Virgile Gnanguenon, Boulais Yovogan, Bruno Akinro, Rodrigue Anagonou, Fiacre Agossa, André Houtoukpe, Germain Gil Padonou, Martin Akogbeto

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Alternative transmission routes in the malaria elimination era: an overview of transfusion-transmitted malaria in the Americas

Regina M. Alho, Kim Vinícius Amaral Machado, Fernando F. A. Val, Nelson A. Fraiji, Marcia A. A. Alexandre, Gisely C. Melo, Judith Recht, André M. Siqueira, Wuelton M. Monteiro, Marcus V. G. Lacerda

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel Pfs38 protein complex on the surface of Plasmodium falciparum blood-stage merozoites

Gourab Paul, Arunaditya Deshmukh, Inderjeet Kaur, Sumit Rathore, Surbhi Dabral, Ashutosh Panda, Susheel Kumar Singh, Asif Mohmmed, Michael Theisen, Pawan Malhotra

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-malarial effect of novel chloroquine derivatives as agents for the treatment of malaria

Seon-Ju Yeo, Dong-Xu Liu, Hak Sung Kim, Hyun Park

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Local constraints to access appropriate malaria treatment in the context of parasite resistance in Cambodia: a qualitative study

Jesse Verschuere, Tom Decroo, Dara Lim, Jean-Marie Kindermans, Chea Nguon, Rekol Huy, Yasmine Alkourdi, Koen Peeters Grietens, Charlotte Gryseels

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Experimental hut evaluation of a novel long-lasting non-pyrethroid durable wall lining for control of pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus in Tanzania

Robert Malima, Basiliana Emidi, Louisa A. Messenger, Richard M. Oxborough, Bernard Batengana, Wema Sudi, Sophie Weston, George Mtove, Joseph P. Mugasa, Franklin W. Mosha, Mark W. Rowland, William Kisinza

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diversity and distribution of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites in captive birds from a Brazilian megalopolis

Carolina Romeiro Fernandes Chagas, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Lilian de Oliveira Guimarães, Eliana Ferreira Monteiro, Fernanda Junqueira Vaz Guida, Roseli França Simões, Priscila Thihara Rodrigues, Expedito José de Albuquerque Luna, Karin Kirchgatter

01.12.2017 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changing the policy for intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine during pregnancy in Malawi

Chikondi A. Mwendera, Christiaan de Jager, Herbert Longwe, Kamija Phiri, Charles Hongoro, Clifford M. Mutero

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Geographical distributions of African malaria vector sibling species and evidence for insecticide resistance

Antoinette Wiebe, Joshua Longbottom, Katherine Gleave, Freya M. Shearer, Marianne E. Sinka, N. Claire Massey, Ewan Cameron, Samir Bhatt, Peter W. Gething, Janet Hemingway, David L. Smith, Michael Coleman, Catherine L. Moyes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing global maps of insecticide resistance risk to improve vector control

Michael Coleman, Janet Hemingway, Katherine Ann Gleave, Antoinette Wiebe, Peter W. Gething, Catherine L. Moyes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Change in Anopheles richness and composition in response to artificial flooding during the creation of the Jirau hydroelectric dam in Porto Velho, Brazil

Moreno S. Rodrigures, Elis P. Batista, Alexandre A. Silva, Fábio M. Costa, Verissimo A. S. Neto, Luiz Herman S. Gil

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria parasite clearance

Nicholas J. White

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Integrating malaria surveillance with climate data for outbreak detection and forecasting: the EPIDEMIA system

Christopher L. Merkord, Yi Liu, Abere Mihretie, Teklehaymanot Gebrehiwot, Worku Awoke, Estifanos Bayabil, Geoffrey M. Henebry, Gebeyaw T. Kassa, Mastewal Lake, Michael C. Wimberly

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

MinorityReport, software for generalized analysis of causal genetic variants

Jeremy A. Horst, Wesley Wu, Joseph L. DeRisi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bites before and after bedtime can carry a high risk of human malaria infection

Masabho P. Milali, Maggy T. Sikulu-Lord, Nicodem J. Govella

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Acceptability of insecticide-treated clothing for malaria prevention among migrant rubber tappers in Myanmar: a cluster-randomized non-inferiority crossover trial

Alison F. Crawshaw, Thae Maung Maung, Muhammad Shafique, Nyan Sint, Sarala Nicholas, Michelle S. Li, Arantxa Roca-Feltrer, Jeffrey Hii

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term acceptability, durability and bio-efficacy of ZeroVector® durable lining for vector control in Papua New Guinea

Joseph J. Kuadima, Lincoln Timinao, Laura Naidi, Anthony Tandrapah, Manuel W. Hetzel, Cyrille Czeher, Justin Pulford

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The malaria testing and treatment market in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2013

Godéfroid Mpanya, Antoinette Tshefu, Joris Losimba Likwela, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of the utility of a symptom-based algorithm for identifying febrile patients for malaria diagnostic testing in Senegal

Julie Thwing, Fatou Ba, Alou Diaby, Younouss Diedhiou, Assane Sylla, Guelaye Sall, Mame Birame Diouf, Alioune Badara Gueye, Seynabou Gaye, Medoune Ndiop, Moustapha Cisse, Daouda Ndiaye, Mady Ba

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing the impact of differences in malaria transmission intensity on clinical and haematological indices in children with malaria

Henrietta E. Mensah-Brown, James Abugri, Kwaku P. Asante, Duah Dwomoh, David Dosoo, Frank Atuguba, David J. Conway, Gordon A. Awandare

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular surveillance of artemisinin resistance falciparum malaria among migrant goldmine workers in Myanmar

Myat Htut Nyunt, Bo Wang, Khin Myo Aye, Kyin Hla Aye, Jin-Hee Han, Seong-Kyun Lee, Kay Thwe Han, Ye Htut, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Selections, frameshift mutations, and copy number variation detected on the surf 4.1 gene in the western Kenyan Plasmodium falciparum population

Jesse N. Gitaka, Mika Takeda, Masatsugu Kimura, Zulkarnain Md Idris, Chim W. Chan, James Kongere, Kazuhide Yahata, Francis W. Muregi, Yoshio Ichinose, Akira Kaneko, Osamu Kaneko

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The shape of the iceberg: quantification of submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia and gametocytaemia in five low endemic settings in Ethiopia

Fitsum G. Tadesse, Lotus van den Hoogen, Kjerstin Lanke, Jodie Schildkraut, Kevin Tetteh, Abraham Aseffa, Hassen Mamo, Robert Sauerwein, Ingrid Felger, Chris Drakeley, Endalamaw Gadissa, Teun Bousema

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evidence of metabolic mechanisms playing a role in multiple insecticides resistance in Anopheles stephensi populations from Afghanistan

Noor Halim Zahid Safi, Abdul Ali Ahmadi, Sami Nahzat, Seyyed Payman Ziapour, Seyed Hassan Nikookar, Mahmoud Fazeli-Dinan, Ahmadali Enayati, Janet Hemingway

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exo-erythrocytic development of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites

Gediminas Valkiūnas, Tatjana A. Iezhova

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Should chemoprophylaxis be a main strategy for preventing re-introduction of malaria in highly receptive areas? Sri Lanka a case in point

A. Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Renu Wickremasinghe, Hemantha D. B. Herath, S. Deepika Fernando

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo efficacy of top five surveyed Ghanaian herbal anti-malarial products

Dennis Wilmot, Elvis Ofori Ameyaw, Daniel Amoako-Sakyi, Johnson Nyarko Boampong, Neils Ben Quashie

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Passive case detection of malaria in Ratanakiri Province (Cambodia) to detect villages at higher risk for malaria

Somony Heng, Lies Durnez, Sokny Mao, Sovannaroth Siv, Sochantha Tho, Vanna Mean, Vincent Sluydts, Marc Coosemans

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rapid diagnostic tests failing to detect Plasmodium falciparum infections in Eritrea: an investigation of reported false negative RDT results

Araia Berhane, Mulugeta Russom, Iyassu Bahta, Filmon Hagos, Michael Ghirmai, Selam Uqubay

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Preliminary survey on Anopheles species distribution in Botswana shows the presence of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus complexes

Leabaneng Tawe, Pleasure Ramatlho, Kelebogile Waniwa, Charles W. Muthoga, Ntebaleng Makate, Davis S. Ntebela, Isaac K. Quaye, Marco Pombi, Giacomo Maria Paganotti

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review on malaria sero-epidemiology studies in the Brazilian Amazon: insights into immunological markers for exposure and protection

Pedro M. Folegatti, André M. Siqueira, Wuelton M. Monteiro, Marcus Vinícius G. Lacerda, Chris J. Drakeley, Érika M. Braga

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of malaria among children in Zambézia Province, Mozambique

James G. Carlucci, Meridith Blevins Peratikos, Charlotte B. Cherry, Melanie L. Lopez, Ann F. Green, Lazaro González-Calvo, Troy D. Moon, the Ogumaniha-SCIP Zambézia Consortium

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Burden of malaria in mobile populations in the Greater Accra region, Ghana: a cross- sectional study

Nouhoum Diallo, Patricia Akweongo, Ernest Maya, Moses Aikins, Bismark Sarfo

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Primaquine-thiazolidinones block malaria transmission and development of the liver exoerythrocytic forms

Anna Caroline C. Aguiar, Flávio Jr. B. Figueiredo, Patrícia D. Neuenfeldt, Tony H. Katsuragawa, Bruna B. Drawanz, Wilson Cunico, Photini Sinnis, Fidel Zavala, Antoniana U. Krettli

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Resting and feeding preferences of Anopheles stephensi in an urban setting, perennial for malaria

Shalu Thomas, Sangamithra Ravishankaran, N. A. Johnson Amala Justin, Aswin Asokan, Manu Thomas Mathai, Neena Valecha, Jacqui Montgomery, Matthew B. Thomas, Alex Eapen

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of the clinical presentation, treatment and relapse characteristics of human Plasmodium ovale malaria

Mirjam Groger, Hannah S. Fischer, Luzia Veletzky, Albert Lalremruata, Michael Ramharter

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Unexpected selections of Plasmodium falciparum polymorphisms in previously treatment-naïve areas after monthly presumptive administration of three different anti-malarial drugs in Liberia 1976–78

Irina T. Jovel, Anders Björkman, Cally Roper, Andreas Mårtensson, Johan Ursing

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Combining indoor and outdoor methods for controlling malaria vectors: an ecological model of endectocide-treated livestock and insecticidal bed nets

Laith Yakob, Mary Cameron, Jo Lines

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rhesus macaque and mouse models for down-selecting circumsporozoite protein based malaria vaccines differ significantly in immunogenicity and functional outcomes

Timothy W. Phares, Anthony D. May, Christopher J. Genito, Nathan A. Hoyt, Farhat A. Khan, Michael D. Porter, Margot DeBot, Norman C. Waters, Philippe Saudan, Sheetij Dutta

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

TOLLIP gene variant is associated with Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Brazilian Amazon

Larissa W. Brasil, Laila R. A. Barbosa, Felipe J. de Araujo, Allyson G. da Costa, Luan D. O. da Silva, Suzana K. Pinheiro, Anne C. G. de Almeida, Andrea Kuhn, Sheila Vitor-Silva, Gisely C. de Melo, Wuelton M. Monteiro, Marcus V. G. de Lacerda, Rajendranath Ramasawmy

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical and molecular surveillance of drug resistant vivax malaria in Myanmar (2009–2016)

Myat Htut Nyunt, Jin-Hee Han, Bo Wang, Khin Myo Aye, Kyin Hla Aye, Seong-Kyun Lee, Ye Htut, Myat Phone Kyaw, Kay Thwe Han, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Confirmation of Plasmodium falciparum in vitro resistance to monodesethylamodiaquine and chloroquine in Dakar, Senegal, in 2015

Silman Diawara, Marylin Madamet, Mame Bou Kounta, Gora Lo, Khalifa Ababacar Wade, Aminata Nakoulima, Raymond Bercion, Rémy Amalvict, Mamadou Wague Gueye, Bécaye Fall, Bakary Diatta, Bruno Pradines

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of the diagnostic performance of microscopic examination with nested polymerase chain reaction for optimum malaria diagnosis in Upper Myanmar

Jung-Mi Kang, Pyo-Yun Cho, Mya Moe, Jinyoung Lee, Hojong Jun, Hyeong-Woo Lee, Seong Kyu Ahn, Tae Im Kim, Jhang Ho Pak, Moe Kyaw Myint, Khin Lin, Tong-Soo Kim, Byoung-Kuk Na

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Pre-travel malaria chemoprophylaxis counselling in a public travel medicine clinic in São Paulo, Brazil

Tânia do Socorro Souza Chaves, Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro, Jessé Reis Alves, Marcus Lacerda, Marta Heloisa Lopes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tryptophan-rich domains of Plasmodium falciparum SURFIN4.2 and Plasmodium vivax PvSTP2 interact with membrane skeleton of red blood cell

Xiaotong Zhu, Yang He, Yifan Liang, Osamu Kaneko, Liwang Cui, Yaming Cao

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

El Niño Southern Oscillation as an early warning tool for malaria outbreaks in India

Ramesh C. Dhiman, Soma Sarkar

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

False-negative malaria rapid diagnostic tests in Rwanda: impact of Plasmodium falciparum isolates lacking hrp2 and declining malaria transmission

Christina T. Kozycki, Noella Umulisa, Stephen Rulisa, Emil I. Mwikarago, Jean Pierre Musabyimana, Jean Pierre Habimana, Corine Karema, Donald J. Krogstad

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age and geographic patterns of Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in a representative sample of children living in Burkitt lymphoma-endemic areas of northern Uganda

Marlena Maziarz, Tobias Kinyera, Isaac Otim, Paul Kagwa, Hadijah Nabalende, Ismail D. Legason, Martin D. Ogwang, Samuel Kirimunda, Benjamin Emmanuel, Steven J. Reynolds, Patrick Kerchan, Moses M. Joloba, Andrew W. Bergen, Kishor Bhatia, Ambrose O. Talisuna, Robert J. Biggar, James J. Goedert, Ruth M. Pfeiffer, Sam M. Mbulaiteye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Drug resistance mediating Plasmodium falciparum polymorphisms and clinical presentations of parasitaemic children in Uganda

Stephen Tukwasibwe, Patrick Tumwebaze, Melissa Conrad, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, Moses R. Kamya, Grant Dorsey, Samuel L. Nsobya, Bryan Greenhouse, Philip J. Rosenthal

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnostic challenges and case management of the first imported case of Plasmodium knowlesi in Sri Lanka

A. Dewanee Ranaweera, Manjula N. Danansuriya, Kusumawathie Pahalagedera, W. M. Kumudunayana T. de A. W. Gunasekera, Priyani Dharmawardena, Keng Wai Mak, Pei-Sze Jeslyn Wong, Mei-Zhi Irene Li, Cheong Huat Tan, Hapuarachchige C. Hapuarachchi, Hema D. B. Herath, Deepika Fernando

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An assessment of national surveillance systems for malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific

Chris Erwin G. Mercado, Nattwut Ekapirat, Arjen M. Dondorp, Richard J. Maude

01.12.2017 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Analytical sensitivity of current best-in-class malaria rapid diagnostic tests

Alfons Jimenez, Roxanne R. Rees-Channer, Rushini Perera, Dionicia Gamboa, Peter L. Chiodini, Iveth J. González, Alfredo Mayor, Xavier C. Ding

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-malarial landscape in Myanmar: results from a nationally representative survey among community health workers and the private sector outlets in 2015/2016

Si Thu Thein, Hnin Su Su Khin, Aung Thi, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reemergence of chloroquine-sensitive pfcrt K76 Plasmodium falciparum genotype in southeastern Cameroon

Nicaise Tuikue Ndam, Leonardo K. Basco, Vincent Foumane Ngane, Ahidjo Ayouba, Eitel Mpoudi Ngolle, Philippe Deloron, Martine Peeters, Rachida Tahar

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel in vitro model reveals distinctive modulatory roles of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax on naïve cell-mediated immunity

Setthakit Chitsanoor, Sangdao Somsri, Panyu Panburana, Mathirut Mungthin, Ratawan Ubalee, Maliwan Emyeam, Somchai Jongwutiwes, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Rachanee Udomsangpetch

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of the use of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Cameroon

Jodie Dionne-Odom, Andrew O. Westfall, Tobias O. Apinjoh, Judith Anchang-Kimbi, Eric A. Achidi, Alan T. N. Tita

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identification of a novel merozoite surface antigen of Plasmodium vivax, PvMSA180

Fauzi Muh, Jin-Hee Han, Myat Htut Nyunt, Seong-Kyun Lee, Hye-Yoon Jeon, Kwon-Soo Ha, Won Sun Park, Seok-Ho Hong, Md Atique Ahmed, Sunghun Na, Eizo Takashima, Takafumi Tsuboi, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of G6PD deficiency in Bengali adults with severe and uncomplicated malaria

Katherine Plewes, Ingfar Soontarawirat, Aniruddha Ghose, Germana Bancone, Hugh W. F. Kingston, M. Trent Herdman, Stije J. Leopold, Haruhiko Ishioka, Md. Abul Faiz, Nicholas M. Anstey, Nicholas P. J. Day, Md. Amir Hossain, Mallika Imwong, Arjen M. Dondorp, Charles J. Woodrow

01.12.2017 | Opinion | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

World Malaria Report: time to acknowledge Plasmodium knowlesi malaria

Bridget E. Barber, Giri S. Rajahram, Matthew J. Grigg, Timothy William, Nicholas M. Anstey

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceptions of malaria control and prevention in an era of climate change: a cross-sectional survey among CDC staff in China

Michael Xiaoliang Tong, Alana Hansen, Scott Hanson-Easey, Scott Cameron, Jianjun Xiang, Qiyong Liu, Xiaobo Liu, Yehuan Sun, Philip Weinstein, Gil-Soo Han, Craig Williams, Peng Bi

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel model fitted to multiple life stages of malaria for assessing efficacy of transmission-blocking interventions

Ellie Sherrard-Smith, Thomas S. Churcher, Leanna M. Upton, Katarzyna A. Sala, Sara E. Zakutansky, Hannah C. Slater, Andrew M. Blagborough, Michael Betancourt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Asymptomatic and sub-microscopic malaria infection in Kayah State, eastern Myanmar

Myo Thiha Zaw, Myo Thant, Tin Maung Hlaing, Naing Zin Aung, Min Thu, Kanit Phumchuea, Kanokwan Phusri, Teerawat Saeseu, Ritthideach Yorsaeng, Wang Nguitragool, Ingrid Felger, Jaranit Kaewkungwal, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Sattabongkot

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and genetic variants of G6PD deficiency among two Malagasy populations living in Plasmodium vivax-endemic areas

Rosalind E. Howes, Ernest R. Chan, Tovonahary Angelo Rakotomanga, Seth Schulte, John Gibson, Melinda Zikursh, Thierry Franchard, Brune Ramiranirina, Arsène Ratsimbasoa, Peter A. Zimmerman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum genes associated with drug resistance in Hodh Elgharbi, a malaria hotspot near Malian–Mauritanian border

Mohamed Salem Ould Ahmedou Salem, Khadijetou Mint Lekweiry, Houssem Bouchiba, Aurelie Pascual, Bruno Pradines, Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary, Sébastien Briolant, Leonardo K. Basco, Hervé Bogreau

01.12.2017 | Meeting report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Challenges for achieving safe and effective radical cure of Plasmodium vivax: a round table discussion of the APMEN Vivax Working Group

Kamala Thriemer, Benedikt Ley, Albino Bobogare, Lek Dysoley, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Ayodhia P. Pasaribu, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Elodie Jambert, Gonzalo J. Domingo, Robert Commons, Sarah Auburn, Jutta Marfurt, Angela Devine, Mohammad M. Aktaruzzaman, Nayeem Sohel, Rinzin Namgay, Tobgyel Drukpa, Surender Nath Sharma, Elvieda Sarawati, Iriani Samad, Minerva Theodora, Simone Nambanya, Sonesay Ounekham, Rose Nanti Binti Mudin, Garib Da Thakur, Leo Sora Makita, Raffy Deray, Sang-Eun Lee, Leonard Boaz, Manjula N. Danansuriya, Santha D. Mudiyanselage, Nipon Chinanonwait, Suravadee Kitchakarn, Johnny Nausien, Esau Naket, Thang Ngo Duc, Ha Do Manh, Young S. Hong, Qin Cheng, Jack S. Richards, Rita Kusriastuti, Ari Satyagraha, Rintis Noviyanti, Xavier C. Ding, Wasif Ali Khan, Ching Swe Phru, Zhu Guoding, Gao Qi, Akira Kaneko, Olivo Miotto, Wang Nguitragool, Wanlapa Roobsoong, Katherine Battle, Rosalind E. Howes, Arantxa Roca-Feltrer, Stephan Duparc, Ipsita Pal Bhowmick, Enny Kenangalem, Jo-Anne Bibit, Alyssa Barry, David Sintasath, Rabindra Abeyasinghe, Carol H. Sibley, James McCarthy, Lorenz von Seidlein, J. Kevin Baird, Ric N. Price

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of community-level bed net coverage on malaria morbidity in Lilongwe, Malawi

Veronica Escamilla, Alisa Alker, Leonard Dandalo, Jonathan J. Juliano, William C. Miller, Portia Kamthuza, Tapiwa Tembo, Gerald Tegha, Francis Martinson, Michael Emch, Irving F. Hoffman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Therapeutic efficacy and artemisinin resistance in northern Myanmar: evidence from in vivo and molecular marker studies

Moe Kyaw Myint, Charlotte Rasmussen, Aung Thi, Dorina Bustos, Pascal Ringwald, Khin Lin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Caregivers’ perception of malaria and treatment-seeking behaviour for under five children in Mandura District, West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Israel Mitiku, Adane Assefa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patterns of inflammatory responses and parasite tolerance vary with malaria transmission intensity

Temitope W. Ademolue, Yaw Aniweh, Kwadwo A. Kusi, Gordon A. Awandare

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spatial clustering and risk factors of malaria infections in Bata district, Equatorial Guinea

Diana Gómez-Barroso, Emely García-Carrasco, Zaida Herrador, Policarpo Ncogo, María Romay-Barja, Martín Eka Ondo Mangue, Gloria Nseng, Matilde Riloha, Maria Angeles Santana, Basilio Valladares, Pilar Aparicio, Agustín Benito

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Novel lead structures with both Plasmodium falciparum gametocytocidal and asexual blood stage activity identified from high throughput compound screening

Wei Sun, Xiuli Huang, Hao Li, Gregory Tawa, Ethan Fisher, Takeshi Q. Tanaka, Paul Shinn, Wenwei Huang, Kim C. Williamson, Wei Zheng

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The end of a dogma: the safety of doxycycline use in young children for malaria treatment

Tiphaine Gaillard, Sébastien Briolant, Marylin Madamet, Bruno Pradines

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An intricate case of multidrug resistant Plasmodium falciparum isolate imported from Cambodia

Raffaele Dell’Acqua, Claudia Fabrizio, Francesco Di Gennaro, Sergio Lo Caputo, Annalisa Saracino, Michela Menegon, Mariangela L’Episcopia, Carlo Severini, Laura Monno, Francesco Castelli, Gioacchino Angarano

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Travel and the emergence of high-level drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum in southwest Uganda: results from a population-based study

Caroline A. Lynch, Richard Pearce, Hirva Pota, Connie Egwang, Thomas Egwang, Amit Bhasin, Jonathan Cox, Tarekegn A. Abeku, Cally Roper

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: New developments in anti-malarial target candidate and product profiles

Jeremy N. Burrows, Stephan Duparc, Winston E. Gutteridge, Rob Hooft van Huijsduijnen, Wiweka Kaszubska, Fiona Macintyre, Sébastien Mazzuri, Jörg J. Möhrle, Timothy N. C. Wells

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of copy number variation in genes related to drug resistance in Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum isolates from the Brazilian Amazon and a systematic review of the literature

Gabriel Luíz Costa, Lara Cotta Amaral, Cor Jesus Fernandes Fontes, Luzia Helena Carvalho, Cristiana Ferreira Alves de Brito, Taís Nóbrega de Sousa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High resolution melting: a useful field-deployable method to measure dhfr and dhps drug resistance in both highly and lowly endemic Plasmodium populations

Yaye Dié Ndiaye, Cyrille K. Diédhiou, Amy K. Bei, Baba Dieye, Aminata Mbaye, Nasserdine Papa Mze, Rachel F. Daniels, Ibrahima M. Ndiaye, Awa B. Déme, Amy Gaye, Mouhamad Sy, Tolla Ndiaye, Aida S. Badiane, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Zul Premji, Dyann F. Wirth, Souleymane Mboup, Donald Krogstad, Sarah K. Volkman, Ambroise D. Ahouidi, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Distinct parasite populations infect individuals identified through passive and active case detection in a region of declining malaria transmission in southern Zambia

Kelly M. Searle, Ben Katowa, Tamaki Kobayashi, Mwiche N. S. Siame, Sungano Mharakurwa, Giovanna Carpi, Douglas E. Norris, Jennifer C. Stevenson, Philip E. Thuma, William J. Moss, for the Southern Africa International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular surveillance of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in the Republic of Congo: four and nine years after the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapy

Felix Koukouikila-Koussounda, Sankarganesh Jeyaraj, Christian N. Nguetse, Charles Nchotebah Nkonganyi, Kossiwa Clarisse Kokou, Mandingha K. Etoka-Beka, Francine Ntoumi, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Insecticide resistance patterns in Uganda and the effect of indoor residual spraying with bendiocarb on kdr L1014S frequencies in Anopheles gambiae s.s.

Tarekegn A. Abeku, Michelle E. H. Helinski, Matthew J. Kirby, James Ssekitooleko, Chris Bass, Irene Kyomuhangi, Michael Okia, Godfrey Magumba, Sylvia R. Meek

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Presence of susceptible wild strains of Anopheles gambiae in a large industrial palm farm located in Aboisso, South-Eastern of Côte d’Ivoire

Cécile M. A. Sadia-Kacou, Ludovic P. Ahoua Alou, Ako V. C. Edi, Celine M. Yobo, Maurice A. Adja, Allassane F. Ouattara, David Malone, Alphonsine A. Koffi, Yao Tano, Benjamin G. Koudou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Immunity as a predictor of anti-malarial treatment failure: a systematic review

Katherine O’Flaherty, Julia Maguire, Julie A. Simpson, Freya J. I. Fowkes

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of methods for detecting asymptomatic malaria infections in the China–Myanmar border area

Yonghong Zhao, Yan Zhao, Yanmin Lv, Fei Liu, Qinghui Wang, Peipei Li, Zhenjun Zhao, Yingjie Liu, Liwang Cui, Qi Fan, Yaming Cao

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality issues with malaria rapid diagnostic test accessories and buffer packaging: findings from a 5-country private sector project in Africa

Steven A. Harvey, Sandra Incardona, Nina Martin, Cristina Lussiana, Elizabeth Streat, Stephanie Dolan, Nora Champouillon, Daniel J. Kyabayinze, Robert Mugerwa, Grace Nakanwagi, Nancy Njoki, Ratsimandisa Rova, Jane Cunningham

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission I. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic considerations regarding efficacy and safety

Carlos Chaccour, Felix Hammann, N. Regina Rabinovich

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission III. Considerations regarding regulatory and policy pathways

Carlos Chaccour, N. Regina Rabinovich

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacies of DHA–PPQ and AS/SP in patients with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an area of an unstable seasonal transmission in Sudan

Abdelrahim O. Mohamed, Muzamil M. Abdel Hamid, Omer S. Mohamed, Nuha S. Elkando, Abdelmaroof Suliman, Mariam A. Adam, Fahad Awad Ali Elnour, Elfatih M. Malik

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Defining micro-epidemiology for malaria elimination: systematic review and meta-analysis

Melanie Bannister-Tyrrell, Kristien Verdonck, Susanna Hausmann-Muela, Charlotte Gryseels, Joan Muela Ribera, Koen Peeters Grietens

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Watching the availability and use of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT)

Richard W. Steketee, Thomas P. Eisele

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission II. Considerations regarding clinical development pathway

Carlos Chaccour, N. Regina Rabinovich

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum and non-P. falciparum infections in a highland district in Ghana, and the influence of HIV and sickle cell disease

Ewurama D. A. Owusu, Charles A. Brown, Martin P. Grobusch, Petra Mens

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Upon entering an age of global ivermectin-based integrated mass drug administration for neglected tropical diseases and malaria

Frank O. Richards Jr.

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The malaria testing and treatment landscape in the southern Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR)

Saysana Phanalasy, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Insights into the availability and distribution of oral artemisinin monotherapy in Myanmar: evidence from a nationally representative outlet survey

Si Thu Thein, Hnin Su Su Khin, Aung Thi, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evidence on anti-malarial and diagnostic markets in Cambodia to guide malaria elimination strategies and policies

Sochea Phok, Dysoley Lek, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin and malaria control

Satoshi Ōmura, Andy Crump

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What happened to anti-malarial markets after the Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria pilot? Trends in ACT availability, price and market share from five African countries under continuation of the private sector co-payment mechanism

Sarah Tougher, Kara Hanson, Catherine Goodman, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The malaria testing and treatment landscape in Benin

Cyprien Zinsou, Adjibabi Bello Cherifath, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

No impact of strongylid infections on the detection of Plasmodium spp. in faeces of western lowland gorillas and eastern chimpanzees

Mwanahamisi I. Mapua, Barbora Pafčo, Jade Burgunder, Ilona Profousová-Pšenková, Angelique Todd, Chie Hashimoto, Moneeb A. Qablan, David Modrý, Klára J. Petrželková

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Recognition of Plasmodium falciparum mature gametocyte-infected erythrocytes by antibodies of semi-immune adults and malaria-exposed children from Gabon

Tamirat Gebru, Anthony Ajua, Michael Theisen, Meral Esen, Ulysse Ateba Ngoa, Saadou Issifou, Ayola A. Adegnika, Peter G. Kremsner, Benjamin Mordmüller, Jana Held

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of anti-malarial interventions on trends of malaria cases, hospital admissions and deaths, 2005–2015, Ghana

Maru Aregawi, Keziah L. Malm, Mohammed Wahjib, Osae Kofi, Naa-Korkor Allotey, Peprah Nana Yaw, Wilmot Abba-Baffoe, Sylvester Segbaya, Felicia Owusu-Antwi, Abderahmane T. Kharchi, Ryan O. Williams, Mark Saalfeld, Nibretie Workneh, Estifanos Biru Shargie, Abdisalan M. Noor, Constance Bart-Plange

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Asymptomatic Plasmodium vivax infections induce robust IgG responses to multiple blood-stage proteins in a low-transmission region of western Thailand

Rhea J. Longley, Camila T. França, Michael T. White, Chalermpon Kumpitak, Patiwat Sa-angchai, Jakub Gruszczyk, Jessica B. Hostetler, Anjali Yadava, Christopher L. King, Rick M. Fairhurst, Julian C. Rayner, Wai-Hong Tham, Wang Nguitragool, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Ivo Mueller

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Increase in the prevalence of mutations associated with sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates collected from early to late pregnancy in Nanoro, Burkina Faso

Esmée Ruizendaal, Marc C. Tahita, Ronald B. Geskus, Inge Versteeg, Susana Scott, Umberto d’Alessandro, Palpouguini Lompo, Karim Derra, Maminata Traore-Coulibaly, Menno D. de Jong, Henk D. F. H. Schallig, Halidou Tinto, Petra F. Mens

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Private sector opportunities and threats to achieving malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion: results from malaria outlet surveys in Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Thailand

Sochea Phok, Saysana Phanalasy, Si Thu Thein, Asawin Likhitsup, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria epidemiology in an area of stable transmission in tribal population of Jharkhand, India

Manoj K. Das, Brijesh K. Prajapati, Régis W. Tiendrebeogo, Kumud Ranjan, Bright Adu, Amit Srivastava, Harvinder K. Khera, Narendra Chauhan, Sanjay Tevatiya, Ikhlaq H. Kana, Surya Kant Sharma, Subhash Singh, Michael Theisen

01.12.2017 | review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Seasonal vaccination against malaria: a potential use for an imperfect malaria vaccine

Brian Greenwood, Alassane Dicko, Issaka Sagara, Issaka Zongo, Halidou Tinto, Matthew Cairns, Irene Kuepfer, Paul Milligan, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo, Ogobara Doumbo, Daniel Chandramohan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of the capacity between public and private health facilities to manage under-five children with febrile illnesses in Uganda

Esther Buregyeya, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Phillip LaRussa, Sham Lal, Sîan E. Clarke, Kristian S. Hansen, Pascal Magnussen, Anthony K. Mbonye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Continuous determination of blood glucose in children admitted with malaria in a rural hospital in Mozambique

Lola Madrid, Antonio Sitoe, Rosauro Varo, Tacilta Nhampossa, Miguel Lanaspa, Abel Nhama, Sozinho Acácio, Isolina Riaño, Aina Casellas, Quique Bassat

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

ICAM-1 is a key receptor mediating cytoadherence and pathology in the Plasmodium chabaudi malaria model

Deirdre A. Cunningham, Jing-wen Lin, Thibaut Brugat, William Jarra, Irene Tumwine, Garikai Kushinga, Jai Ramesar, Blandine Franke-Fayard, Jean Langhorne

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluating malaria case management at public health facilities in two provinces in Angola

Mateusz M. Plucinski, Manzambi Ferreira, Carolina Miguel Ferreira, Jordan Burns, Patrick Gaparayi, Lubaki João, Olinda da Costa, Parambir Gill, Claudete Samutondo, Joltim Quivinja, Eliane Mbounga, Gabriel Ponce de León, Eric S. Halsey, Pedro Rafael Dimbu, Filomeno Fortes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of home-based management on malaria outcome in under-fives presenting in a tertiary health institution in Nigeria

Damian U. Nwaneri, Ayebo E. Sadoh, Michael O. Ibadin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of the choline analogue SAR97276 for malaria treatment: results of two phase 2, open-label, multicenter trials in African patients

Jana Held, Christian Supan, Carmen L. Ospina Salazar, Halidou Tinto, Léa Nadège Bonkian, Alain Nahum, Ali Sié, Salim Abdulla, Cathy Cantalloube, Elhadj Djeriou, Marielle Bouyou-Akotet, Bernhards Ogutu, Benjamin Mordmüller, Andrea Kreidenweiss, Mohamadou Siribie, Sodiomon B. Sirima, Peter G. Kremsner

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the utility value of three diagnostic methods in the detection of malaria parasites in endemic area

Uchenna Iyioku Ugah, Moses Nnaemeka Alo, Jacob Oluwabusuyi Owolabi, Oluchi DivineGift Okata-Nwali, Ifeoma Mercy Ekejindu, Nancy Ibeh, Michael Okpara Elom

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of efficacy of Interceptor® G2, a long-lasting insecticide net coated with a mixture of chlorfenapyr and alpha-cypermethrin, against pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Burkina Faso

Koama Bayili, Severin N’do, Moussa Namountougou, Roger Sanou, Abdoulaye Ouattara, Roch K. Dabiré, Anicet G. Ouédraogo, David Malone, Abdoulaye Diabaté

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with malaria parasitaemia among children under 5 years in Uganda: a secondary data analysis of the 2014 Malaria Indicator Survey dataset

Humphrey Wanzira, Henry Katamba, Allen Eva Okullo, Bosco Agaba, Mathias Kasule, Denis Rubahika

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiplasmodial dihetarylthioethers target the coenzyme A synthesis pathway in Plasmodium falciparum erythrocytic stages

Thomas Weidner, Leonardo Lucantoni, Abed Nasereddin, Lutz Preu, Peter G. Jones, Ron Dzikowski, Vicky M. Avery, Conrad Kunick

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Binding of Plasmodium falciparum to CD36 can be shielded by the glycocalyx

Casper Hempel, Christian William Wang, Jørgen Anders Lindholm Kurtzhals, Trine Staalsø

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Malaria parasite clearance

Nicholas J. White

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Artemisinin resistance without pfkelch13 mutations in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Cambodia

Angana Mukherjee, Selina Bopp, Pamela Magistrado, Wesley Wong, Rachel Daniels, Allison Demas, Stephen Schaffner, Chanaki Amaratunga, Pharath Lim, Mehul Dhorda, Olivo Miotto, Charles Woodrow, Elizabeth A. Ashley, Arjen M. Dondorp, Nicholas J. White, Dyann Wirth, Rick Fairhurst, Sarah K. Volkman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Global survey of malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) sales, procurement and lot verification practices: assessing the use of the WHO–FIND Malaria RDT Evaluation Programme (2011–2014)

Sandra Incardona, Elisa Serra-Casas, Nora Champouillon, Christian Nsanzabana, Jane Cunningham, Iveth J. González

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-malarial medicine quality field studies and surveys: a systematic review of screening technologies used and reporting of findings

Mirza Lalani, Freddy Eric Kitutu, Siân E. Clarke, Harparkash Kaur

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antiplasmodial activity of Indigofera spicata root extract against Plasmodium berghei infection in mice

Eshetie Melese Birru, Mestayet Geta, Abyot Endale Gurmu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Artemisinin-based combination therapy in pregnant women in Zambia: efficacy, safety and risk of recurrent malaria

Michael Nambozi, Jean-Bertin Bukasa Kabuya, Sebastian Hachizovu, David Mwakazanga, Joyce Mulenga, Webster Kasongo, Jozefien Buyze, Modest Mulenga, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden, Umberto D’Alessandro

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Drug-based vector control: a potential new paradigm

Pedro Alonso, Dirk Engels

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Further evaluation of the NWF filter for the purification of Plasmodium vivax-infected erythrocytes

Jiangyan Li, Zhiyong Tao, Qian Li, Awtum Brashear, Ying Wang, Hui Xia, Qiang Fang, Liwang Cui

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The malaria testing and treatment landscape in mainland Tanzania, 2016

Daniel Michael, Sigsbert Patila Mkunde, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the role of socioeconomic factors in the development and spread of anti-malarial drug resistance: a qualitative study

Philip Emeka Anyanwu, John Fulton, Etta Evans, Timothy Paget

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do anti-malarials in Africa meet quality standards? The market penetration of non quality-assured artemisinin combination therapy in eight African countries

Paul N. Newton, Kara Hanson, Catherine Goodman, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Testing times: trends in availability, price, and market share of malaria diagnostics in the public and private healthcare sector across eight sub-Saharan African countries from 2009 to 2015

Kara Hanson, Catherine Goodman, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mass anti-malarial administration in western Cambodia: a qualitative study of factors affecting coverage

Christopher Pell, Rupam Tripura, Chea Nguon, Phaikyeong Cheah, Chan Davoeung, Chhouen Heng, Lim Dara, Ma Sareth, Arjen Dondorp, Lorenz von Seidlein, Thomas J. Peto

01.12.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The paradigm of eave tubes: scaling up house improvement and optimizing insecticide delivery against disease-transmitting mosquitoes

Fredros Okumu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multiplex, DNase-free one-step reverse transcription PCR for Plasmodium 18S rRNA and spliced gametocyte-specific mRNAs

Amelia E. Hanron, Zachary P. Billman, Annette M. Seilie, Tayla M. Olsen, Matthew Fishbaugher, Ming Chang, Thomas Rueckle, Nicole Andenmatten, Bryan Greenhouse, Emmanuel Arinaitwe, John Rek, Smita Das, Gonzalo J. Domingo, Kelly Shipman, Stefan H. Kappe, James G. Kublin, Sean C. Murphy

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The blood schizonticidal activity of tafenoquine makes an essential contribution to its prophylactic efficacy in nonimmune subjects at the intended dose (200 mg)

Geoffrey Dow, Bryan Smith

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Improving local health workers’ knowledge of malaria in the elimination phase—determinants and strategies: a cross-sectional study in rural China

Ruoxi Wang, Shangfeng Tang, Jun Yang, Tian Shao, Piaopiao Shao, Chunyan Liu, Da Feng, Hang Fu, Xiaoyu Chen, Tao Hu, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Naturally acquired humoral and cellular immune responses to Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein 8 in patients with P. vivax infection

Yang Cheng, Bo Wang, Siriruk Changrob, Jin-Hee Han, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Kwon-Soo Ha, Patchanee Chootong, Feng Lu, Jun Cao, Myat Htut Nyunt, Won Sun Park, Seok-Ho Hong, Chae Seung Lim, Takafumi Tsuboi, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria mortality characterization and the relationship between malaria mortality and climate in Chimoio, Mozambique

João Luís Ferrão, Jorge M. Mendes, Marco Painho, Sara Zacarias

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Insecticide-treated durable wall lining (ITWL): future prospects for control of malaria and other vector-borne diseases

Louisa A. Messenger, Mark Rowland

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in people living in malaria endemic districts of Nepal

Prakash Ghimire, Nihal Singh, Leonard Ortega, Komal Raj Rijal, Bipin Adhikari, Garib Das Thakur, Baburam Marasini

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety and tolerability of adjunctive rosiglitazone treatment for children with uncomplicated malaria

Rosauro Varo, Valerie M. Crowley, Antonio Sitoe, Lola Madrid, Lena Serghides, Rubao Bila, Helio Mucavele, Alfredo Mayor, Quique Bassat, Kevin C. Kain

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Within-host selection of drug resistance in a mouse model of repeated interrupted treatment of Plasmodium yoelii infection

Suci Nuralitha, Josephine E. Siregar, Din Syafruddin, Andy I. M. Hoepelman, Sangkot Marzuki

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular markers of anti-malarial drug resistance in Central, West and East African children with severe malaria

Christian N. Nguetse, Ayola Akim Adegnika, Tsiri Agbenyega, Bernhards R. Ogutu, Sanjeev Krishna, Peter G. Kremsner, Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan

01.12.2017 | Case Study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among children in a refugee camp in Northern Uganda: lessons learned

Matthew E. Coldiron, Estrella Lasry, Malika Bouhenia, Debashish Das, Peter Okui, Dan Nyehangane, Juliet Mwanga, Celine Langendorf, Greg Elder, Léon Salumu, Rebecca F. Grais

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Private sector role, readiness and performance for malaria case management in Uganda, 2015

Henry Kaula, Peter Buyungo, Jimmy Opigo, ACTwatch Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of climatic variability on malaria trends in Baringo County, Kenya

Edwin K. Kipruto, Alfred O. Ochieng, Douglas N. Anyona, Macrae Mbalanya, Edna N. Mutua, Daniel Onguru, Isaac K. Nyamongo, Benson B. A. Estambale

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of a laboratory quality assurance pilot programme for malaria diagnostics in low-transmission areas of Kenya, 2013

Elizabeth Wanja, Rachel Achilla, Peter Obare, Rose Adeny, Caroline Moseti, Victor Otieno, Collins Morang’a, Ephantus Murigi, John Nyamuni, Derek R. Monthei, Bernhards Ogutu, Ann M. Buff

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria prevalence in asymptomatic and symptomatic children in Kiwangwa, Bagamoyo district, Tanzania

Deborah Sumari, Felista Mwingira, Majige Selemani, Joseph Mugasa, Kefas Mugittu, Paul Gwakisa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of coverage of preventive treatment and insecticide-treated mosquito nets in pregnant women attending antenatal care services in 11 districts in Mozambique in 2011: the critical role of supply chain

Cristolde Salomão, Jahit Sacarlal, Eduardo Samo Gudo

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of IPTp on Plasmodium falciparum antibody levels among pregnant women and their babies in a sub-urban coastal area in Ghana

Judith K. Stephens, Eric Kyei-Baafour, Emmanuel K. Dickson, Jones K. Ofori, Michael F. Ofori, Mark L. Wilson, Isabella A. Quakyi, Bartholomew D. Akanmori

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Insecticide-treated nets provide protection against malaria to children in an area of insecticide resistance in Southern Benin

John Bradley, Aurore Ogouyèmi-Hounto, Sylvie Cornélie, Jacob Fassinou, Yolande Sissinto Savi de Tove, Adicath Adéola Adéothy, Filémon T. Tokponnon, Patrick Makoutode, Alioun Adechoubou, Thibaut Legba, Telesphore Houansou, Dorothée Kinde-Gazard, Martin C. Akogbeto, Achille Massougbodji, Tessa Bellamy Knox, Martin Donnelly, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2017 | Case Study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Elimination of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Tajikistan

Anatoly V. Kondrashin, Azizullo S. Sharipov, Dilshod S. Kadamov, Saifuddin S. Karimov, Elkhan Gasimov, Alla M. Baranova, Lola F. Morozova, Ekaterina V. Stepanova, Natalia A. Turbabina, Maria S. Maksimova, Evgeny N. Morozov

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Rapid reduction of malaria following introduction of vector control interventions in Tororo District, Uganda: a descriptive study

David W. Oguttu, Joseph K. B. Matovu, David C. Okumu, Alex R. Ario, Allen E. Okullo, Jimmy Opigo, Victoria Nankabirwa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular and immunological analyses of confirmed Plasmodium vivax relapse episodes

Sarunya Maneerattanasak, Panita Gosi, Srivicha Krudsood, Pattamawan Chimma, Jarinee Tongshoob, Yuvadee Mahakunkijcharoen, Chonlaphat Sukasem, Mallika Imwong, Georges Snounou, Srisin Khusmith

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A metabolomic analytical approach permits identification of urinary biomarkers for Plasmodium falciparum infection: a case–control study

Salah Abdelrazig, Catharine A. Ortori, Gail Davey, Wakgari Deressa, Dhaba Mulleta, David A. Barrett, Alemayehu Amberbir, Andrew W. Fogarty

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fast and robust single PCR for Plasmodium sporozoite detection in mosquitoes using the cytochrome oxidase I gene

Diego F. Echeverry, Nicholas A. Deason, Victoria Makuru, Jenna Davidson, Honglin Xiao, Julie Niedbalski, Xiaoyu Yu, Jennifer C. Stevenson, Hugo Bugoro, Allan Aparaimo, Hedrick Reuben, Robert Cooper, Thomas R. Burkot, Tanya L. Russell, Frank H. Collins, Neil F. Lobo

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the knowledge and attitude of pharmacists about the national malaria control policy in southern Benin

Habib Ganfon, Giraud Ekanmian, Louis Amoussou, Emilie Daniel-Garcia, Aurel Constant Allabi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of climate-driven variations in malaria incidence in Swaziland: toward malaria elimination

Ting-Wu Chuang, Adam Soble, Nyasatu Ntshalintshali, Nomcebo Mkhonta, Eric Seyama, Steven Mthethwa, Deepa Pindolia, Simon Kunene

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of user preferences on ITN use: a review of literature and data

Hannah Koenker, Joshua O. Yukich

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular characterization of Anopheline (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes from eight geographical locations of Sri Lanka

Thilini C. Weeraratne, Sinnathambi N. Surendran, Lisa J. Reimer, Charles S. Wondji, M. Devika B. Perera, Catherine Walton, S. H. P. Parakrama Karunaratne

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative physical genome mapping of malaria vectors Anopheles sinensis and Anopheles gambiae

Yun Wei, Biao Cheng, Guoding Zhu, Danyu Shen, Jiangtao Liang, Cong Wang, Jing Wang, Jianxia Tang, Jun Cao, Igor V. Sharakhov, Ai Xia

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Surveillance for sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistant malaria parasites in the Lake and Southern Zones, Tanzania, using pooling and next-generation sequencing

Jeremiah M. Ngondi, Deus S. Ishengoma, Stephanie M. Doctor, Kyaw L. Thwai, Corinna Keeler, Sigsbert Mkude, Oresto M. Munishi, Ritha A. Willilo, Shabbir Lalji, Naomi Kaspar, Chonge Kitojo, Lynn A. Paxton, Nicholas J. Hathaway, Jeffrey A. Bailey, Jonathan J. Juliano, Steven R. Meshnick, Julie Gutman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The invasive shrub Prosopis juliflora enhances the malaria parasite transmission capacity of Anopheles mosquitoes: a habitat manipulation experiment

Gunter C. Muller, Amy Junnila, Mohamad M. Traore, Sekou F. Traore, Seydou Doumbia, Fatoumata Sissoko, Seydou M. Dembele, Yosef Schlein, Kristopher L. Arheart, Edita E. Revay, Vasiliy D. Kravchenko, Arne Witt, John C. Beier

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Genome-wide scans for the identification of Plasmodium vivax genes under positive selection

Hai-Mo Shen, Shen-Bo Chen, Yue Wang, Bin Xu, Eniola Michael Abe, Jun-Hu Chen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin-treated cattle reduces blood digestion, egg production and survival of a free-living population of Anopheles arabiensis under semi-field condition in south-eastern Tanzania

Issa N. Lyimo, Stella T. Kessy, Kasian F. Mbina, Ally A. Daraja, Ladslaus L. Mnyone

01.12.2017 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community-based intermittent mass testing and treatment for malaria in an area of high transmission intensity, western Kenya: study design and methodology for a cluster randomized controlled trial

Aaron M. Samuels, Nobert Awino, Wycliffe Odongo, Benard Abong’o, John Gimnig, Kephas Otieno, Ya Ping Shi, Vincent Were, Denise Roth Allen, Florence Were, Tony Sang, David Obor, John Williamson, Mary J. Hamel, S. Patrick Kachur, Laurence Slutsker, Kim A. Lindblade, Simon Kariuki, Meghna Desai

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasmobase: a comparative database of predicted domain architectures for Plasmodium genomes

Juliana Bernardes, Catherine Vaquero, Alessandra Carbone

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Current and cumulative malaria infections in a setting embarking on elimination: Amhara, Ethiopia

Woyneshet G. Yalew, Sampa Pal, Pooja Bansil, Rebecca Dabbs, Kevin Tetteh, Caterina Guinovart, Michael Kalnoky, Belendia A. Serda, Berhane H. Tesfay, Belay B. Beyene, Catherine Seneviratne, Megan Littrell, Lindsay Yokobe, Gregory S. Noland, Gonzalo J. Domingo, Asefaw Getachew, Chris Drakeley, Richard W. Steketee

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Extremely low Plasmodium prevalence in wild plovers and coursers from Cape Verde and Madagascar

Josué Martínez-de la Puente, Luke J. Eberhart-Phillips, M. Cristina Carmona-Isunza, Sama Zefania, María José Navarro, Oliver Kruger, Joseph Ivan Hoffman, Tamás Székely, Jordi Figuerola

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Access to and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets and factors associated with non-use among communities in malaria-endemic areas of Al Hudaydah governorate in the Tihama region, west of Yemen

Samira M. A. Al-Eryani, Mohammed A. K. Mahdy, Abdulsalam M. Al-Mekhlafi, Rashad Abdul-Ghani

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The role of extracellular vesicles in malaria biology and pathogenesis

Natalia Guimaraes Sampaio, Lesley Cheng, Emily M. Eriksson

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria research in Malawi from 1984 to 2016: a literature review and bibliometric analysis

Chikondi A. Mwendera, Christiaan de Jager, Herbert Longwe, Charles Hongoro, Clifford M. Mutero, Kamija S. Phiri

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Suppression of experimental cerebral malaria by disruption of malate:quinone oxidoreductase

Mamoru Niikura, Keisuke Komatsuya, Shin-Ichi Inoue, Risa Matsuda, Hiroko Asahi, Daniel Ken Inaoka, Kiyoshi Kita, Fumie Kobayashi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness of reactive case detection for malaria elimination in three archetypical transmission settings: a modelling study

Jaline Gerardin, Caitlin A. Bever, Daniel Bridenbecker, Busiku Hamainza, Kafula Silumbe, John M. Miller, Thomas P. Eisele, Philip A. Eckhoff, Edward A. Wenger

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reported community-level indoor residual spray coverage from two-stage cluster surveys in sub-Saharan Africa

David A. Larsen, Lauren Borrill, Ryan Patel, Lauren Fregosi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ex vivo susceptibility and genotyping of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Pikine, Senegal

Aminata Mbaye, Amy Gaye, Baba Dieye, Yaye D. Ndiaye, Amy K. Bei, Muna Affara, Awa B. Deme, Mamadou S. Yade, Khadim Diongue, Ibrahima M. Ndiaye, Tolla Ndiaye, Mouhamed Sy, Ngayo Sy, Ousmane Koita, Donald J. Krogstad, Sarah Volkman, Davis Nwakanma, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tracking development assistance and government health expenditures for 35 malaria-eliminating countries: 1990–2017

Rima Shretta, Brittany Zelman, Maxwell L. Birger, Annie Haakenstad, Lavanya Singh, Yingying Liu, Joseph Dieleman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Engaging the private sector in malaria surveillance: a review of strategies and recommendations for elimination settings

Adam Bennett, Anton L. V. Avanceña, Jennifer Wegbreit, Chris Cotter, Kathryn Roberts, Roly Gosling

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

G6PD deficiency alleles in a malaria-endemic region in the Western Brazilian Amazon

Jamille G. Dombrowski, Rodrigo M. Souza, Jonathan Curry, Laura Hinton, Natercia R. M. Silva, Lynn Grignard, Ligia A. Gonçalves, Ana Rita Gomes, Sabrina Epiphanio, Chris Drakeley, Jim Huggett, Taane G. Clark, Susana Campino, Claudio R. F. Marinho

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

New adenovirus-based vaccine vectors targeting Pfs25 elicit antibodies that inhibit Plasmodium falciparum transmission

Kathleen A. McGuire, Kazutoyo Miura, Christopher M. Wiethoff, Kim C. Williamson

01.12.2017 | Case Study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness and equity of the Tanzania National Voucher Scheme for mosquito nets over 10 years of implementation

Karen Kramer, Renata Mandike, Rose Nathan, Ally Mohamed, Matthew Lynch, Nick Brown, Ally Mnzava, Wilhelmina Rimisho, Christian Lengeler

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social representations of malaria in the Guna indigenous population of Comarca Guna de Madungandi, Panama

Lorenzo Cáceres, José E. Calzada, Amanda Gabster, Josue Young, Ricardo Márquez, Rolando Torres, Margarita Griffith

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perennial transmission of malaria in the low altitude areas of Baringo County, Kenya

Collince J. Omondi, Daniel Onguru, Lucy Kamau, Mark Nanyingi, George Ong’amo, Benson Estambale

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Imported Plasmodium falciparum and locally transmitted Plasmodium vivax: cross-border malaria transmission scenario in northwestern Thailand

Patchara Sriwichai, Stephan Karl, Yudthana Samung, Kirakorn Kiattibutr, Jeeraphat Sirichaisinthop, Ivo Mueller, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Sattabongkot

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Yeast lysates carrying the nucleoprotein from measles virus vaccine as a novel subunit vaccine platform to deliver Plasmodium circumsporozoite antigen

Daria Jacob, Claude Ruffie, Chantal Combredet, Pauline Formaglio, Rogerio Amino, Robert Ménard, Frédéric Tangy, Monica Sala

01.12.2017 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-imported malaria in non-endemic countries: a review of cases in Spain

Emilia Velasco, Diana Gomez-Barroso, Carmen Varela, Oliva Diaz, Rosa Cano

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Genetic diversity and natural selection of Plasmodium vivax multi-drug resistant gene (pvmdr1) in Mesoamerica

Lilia González-Cerón, Alberto Montoya, Josselin C. Corzo-Gómez, Rene Cerritos, Frida Santillán, Marco A. Sandoval

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors influencing the ownership and utilization of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria prevention in Ethiopia

Admasu Tassew, Richard Hopkins, Wakgari Deressa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

New gorilla adenovirus vaccine vectors induce potent immune responses and protection in a mouse malaria model

Keith Limbach, Maureen Stefaniak, Ping Chen, Noelle B. Patterson, Grant Liao, Shaojie Weng, Svetlana Krepkiy, Greg Ekberg, Holly Torano, Damodar Ettyreddy, Kalpana Gowda, Sharvari Sonawane, Arnel Belmonte, Esteban Abot, Martha Sedegah, Michael R. Hollingdale, Ann Moormann, John Vulule, Eileen Villasante, Thomas L. Richie, Douglas E. Brough, Joseph T. Bruder

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Seasonal variation of malaria cases in children aged less than 5 years old following weather change in Zomba district, Malawi

Precious L. Hajison, Bonex W. Mwakikunga, Don P. Mathanga, Shingairai A. Feresu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multiple entries and exits and other complex human patterns of insecticide-treated net use: a possible contributor to residual malaria transmission?

Steven A. Harvey, Yukyan Lam, Nina A. Martin, Maribel Paredes Olórtegui

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is outdoor vector control needed for malaria elimination? An individual-based modelling study

Lin Zhu, Günter C. Müller, John M. Marshall, Kristopher L. Arheart, Whitney A. Qualls, WayWay M. Hlaing, Yosef Schlein, Sekou F. Traore, Seydou Doumbia, John C. Beier

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of pharmacogenetics on plasma lumefantrine pharmacokinetics and malaria treatment outcome in pregnant women

Ritah F. Mutagonda, Appolinary A. R. Kamuhabwa, Omary M. S. Minzi, Siriel N. Massawe, Muhammad Asghar, Manijeh V. Homann, Anna Färnert, Eleni Aklillu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Efficacy and safety evaluation of a novel trioxaquine in the management of cerebral malaria in a mouse model

Onyango C. Odhiambo, Hannah N. Wamakima, Gabriel N. Magoma, Peter G. Kirira, Bonface J. Malala, Francis T. Kimani, Francis W. Muregi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Anti-malarial treatment outcomes in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Eyob Alemayehu Gebreyohannes, Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Mohammed Assen Seid, Henok Getachew Tegegn

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Host-seeking activity of a Tanzanian population of Anopheles arabiensis at an insecticide treated bed net

Josephine E. A. Parker, Natalia C. Angarita Jaimes, Katherine Gleave, Fabian Mashauri, Mayumi Abe, Jackline Martine, Catherine E. Towers, David Towers, Philip J. McCall

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incidence, prevalence and mortality rates of malaria in Ethiopia from 1990 to 2015: analysis of the global burden of diseases 2015

Amare Deribew, Tariku Dejene, Biruck Kebede, Gizachew Assefa Tessema, Yohannes Adama Melaku, Awoke Misganaw, Teshome Gebre, Asrat Hailu, Sibhatu Biadgilign, Alemayehu Amberbir, Biruck Desalegn Yirsaw, Amanuel Alemu Abajobir, Oumer Shafi, Semaw F. Abera, Nebiyu Negussu, Belete Mengistu, Azmeraw T. Amare, Abate Mulugeta, Birhan Mengistu, Zerihun Tadesse, Mesfin Sileshi, Elizabeth Cromwell, Scott D. Glenn, Kebede Deribe, Jeffrey D. Stanaway

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community perceptions and attitudes on malaria case management and the role of community health workers

Collins J. Owek, Elizabeth Oluoch, Juddy Wachira, Benson Estambale, Yaw A. Afrane

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria in Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela: current challenges in malaria control and elimination

Judith Recht, André M. Siqueira, Wuelton M. Monteiro, Sonia M. Herrera, Sócrates Herrera, Marcus V. G. Lacerda

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community perceptions on outdoor malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, Southern Tanzania

Irene R. Moshi, Halfan Ngowo, Angel Dillip, Daniel Msellemu, Edith P. Madumla, Fredros O. Okumu, Maureen Coetzee, Ladslaus L. Mnyone, Lenore Manderson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A study on the epidemiological characteristics and infectious forecast model of malaria at Guangzhou Airport among Chinese returnees from Africa

Hui-ming Wu, Zhi-qiang Fang, Dang Zhao, Yan-ling Chen, Chuan-ge Liu, Xi Liang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Eave tubes for malaria control in Africa: prototyping and evaluation against Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis under semi-field conditions in western Kenya

Janneke Snetselaar, Basilio N. Njiru, Beatrice Gachie, Phillip Owigo, Rob Andriessen, Katey Glunt, Anne J. Osinga, James Mutunga, Marit Farenhorst, Bart G. J. Knols

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of the national implementation of integrated community case management and community-based health planning and services in Ghana for the treatment of malaria, diarrhoea and pneumonia

Blanca Escribano Ferrer, Kristian Schultz Hansen, Margaret Gyapong, Jane Bruce, Solomon A. Narh Bana, Clement T. Narh, Naa-Korkor Allotey, Roland Glover, Naa-Charity Azantilow, Constance Bart-Plange, Isabella Sagoe-Moses, Jayne Webster

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health information system strengthening and malaria elimination in Papua New Guinea

Alexander Rosewell, Leo Makita, David Muscatello, Lucy Ninmongo John, Sibauk Bieb, Ross Hutton, Sundar Ramamurthy, Phil Shearman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vitro inhibition and reversal of Plasmodium falciparum cytoadherence to endothelium by monoclonal antibodies to ICAM-1 and CD36

Khairul M. F. Mustaffa, Janet Storm, Megan Whittaker, Tadge Szestak, Alister G. Craig

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin susceptibility and sporontocidal effect in Greater Mekong Subregion Anopheles

Kevin C. Kobylinski, Ratawan Ubalee, Alongkot Ponlawat, Chanyapat Nitatsukprasert, Siriporn Phasomkulsolsil, Thanaporn Wattanakul, Joel Tarning, Kesara Na-Bangchang, Patrick W. McCardle, Silas A. Davidson, Jason H. Richardson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chloroquine efficacy for Plasmodium vivax in Myanmar in populations with high genetic diversity and moderate parasite gene flow

Myo Win Htun, Nan Cho Nwe Mon, Khin Myo Aye, Chan Myae Hlaing, Myat Phone Kyaw, Irene Handayuni, Hidayat Trimarsanto, Dorina Bustos, Pascal Ringwald, Ric N. Price, Sarah Auburn, Kamala Thriemer

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Donor support for quality assurance and pharmacovigilance of anti-malarials in malaria-endemic countries

Stephanie D. Kovacs, Brianna M. Mills, Andy Stergachis

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Temporal analysis of IgG antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum antigens in relation to changing malaria epidemiology in a West African setting

Makhtar Niang, Oumy Niass, Nafissatou Diagne, Fatoumata Diene Sarr, Michel Matar Faye, Fode Diop, Babacar Diouf, Joseph Faye, Abdoulaye Badiane, Ronald Perraut, Cheikh Sokhna, Jean-François Trape, Adama Tall, Aissatou Toure-Balde

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax sporogony in wild Anopheles stephensi in a malaria-endemic region of Western India

Praveen Balabaskaran Nina, Ajeet Kumar Mohanty, Shuvankar Ballav, Smita Vernekar, Sushma Bhinge, Maria D’souza, Jayashree Walke, Suresh Kumar Manoharan, Anjali Mascarenhas, Edwin Gomes, Laura Chery, Neena Valecha, Ashwani Kumar, Pradipsinh K. Rathod

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Demand and willingness-to-pay for bed nets in Tanzania: results from a choice experiment

Chris D. Gingrich, Emily Ricotta, Amos Kahwa, Catherine Kahabuka, Hannah Koenker

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vector control with driving Y chromosomes: modelling the evolution of resistance

Andrea Beaghton, Pantelis John Beaghton, Austin Burt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An analytical approach to reduce between-plate variation in multiplex assays that measure antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum antigens

Rui Fang, Andrew Wey, Naveen K. Bobbili, Rose F. G. Leke, Diane Wallace Taylor, John J. Chen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Explaining variation in adult Anopheles indoor resting abundance: the relative effects of larval habitat proximity and insecticide-treated bed net use

Robert S. McCann, Joseph P. Messina, David W. MacFarlane, M. Nabie Bayoh, John E. Gimnig, Emanuele Giorgi, Edward D. Walker

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of seasonal malaria chemoprevention on the acquisition of antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum antigens in Ouelessebougou, Mali

Almahamoudou Mahamar, Djibrilla Issiaka, Amadou Barry, Oumar Attaher, Adama B. Dembele, Tiangoua Traore, Adama Sissoko, Sekouba Keita, Bacary Soumana Diarra, David L. Narum, Patrick E. Duffy, Alassane Dicko, Michal Fried

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring anti-malarial potential of FDA approved drugs: an in silico approach

Gayatri Ramakrishnan, Nagasuma Chandra, Narayanaswamy Srinivasan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Economic burden of malaria inpatients during National Malaria Elimination Programme: estimation of hospitalization cost and its inter-province variation

Shangfeng Tang, Da Feng, Ruoxi Wang, Bishwajit Ghose, Tao Hu, Lu Ji, Tailai Wu, Hang Fu, Yueying Huang, Zhanchun Feng

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Identification and characterization of the antiplasmodial activity of Hsp90 inhibitors

Claribel Murillo-Solano, Chunmin Dong, Cecilia G. Sanchez, Juan C. Pizarro

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria after international travel: a GeoSentinel analysis, 2003–2016

Kristina M. Angelo, Michael Libman, Eric Caumes, Davidson H. Hamer, Kevin C. Kain, Karin Leder, Martin P. Grobusch, Stefan H. Hagmann, Phyllis Kozarsky, David G. Lalloo, Poh-Lian Lim, Calvin Patimeteeporn, Philippe Gautret, Silvia Odolini, François Chappuis, Douglas H. Esposito, for the GeoSentinel Network

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Accuracy of a Plasmodium falciparum specific histidine-rich protein 2 rapid diagnostic test in the context of the presence of non-malaria fevers, prior anti-malarial use and seasonal malaria transmission

Francois Kiemde, Massa dit Achille Bonko, Marc Christian Tahita, Palpouguini Lompo, Toussaint Rouamba, Halidou Tinto, Michael Boele van Hensbroek, Petra F. Mens, Henk D. F. H. Schallig

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progress towards malaria elimination in Zimbabwe with special reference to the period 2003–2015

Shadreck Sande, Moses Zimba, Joseph Mberikunashe, Andrew Tangwena, Anderson Chimusoro

01.12.2017 | Opinion | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Challenges to replace ACT as first-line drug

Aung Pyae Phyo, Lorenz von Seidlein

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparative evaluation of fluorescent in situ hybridization and Giemsa microscopy with quantitative real-time PCR technique in detecting malaria parasites in a holoendemic region of Kenya

Joseph Osoga, John Waitumbi, Bernard Guyah, James Sande, Cornel Arima, Michael Ayaya, Caroline Moseti, Collins Morang’a, Martin Wahome, Rachel Achilla, George Awinda, Nancy Nyakoe, Elizabeth Wanja

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Non-falciparum malaria imported mainly from Africa: a review from a Portuguese hospital

Rogério Ruas, André Pinto, João Nuak, António Sarmento, Cândida Abreu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Status of insecticide resistance in Anopheles mosquitoes in Ubon Ratchathani province, Northeastern Thailand

Anchana Sumarnrote, Hans J. Overgaard, Nattapol Marasri, Bénédicte Fustec, Kanutcharee Thanispong, Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap, Vincent Corbel

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria epidemiology in low-endemicity areas of the northern coast of Ecuador: high prevalence of asymptomatic infections

Fabián E. Sáenz, Andrea Arévalo-Cortés, Gabriela Valenzuela, Andrés F. Vallejo, Angélica Castellanos, Andrea C. Poveda-Loayza, Juan B. Gutierrez, Alvaro Alvarez, Yi Heng Yan, Yoldy Benavides, Luis Enrique Castro, Myriam Arévalo-Herrera, Sócrates Herrera

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Population-level estimates of the proportion of Plasmodium vivax blood-stage infections attributable to relapses among febrile patients attending Adama Malaria Diagnostic Centre, East Shoa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

Lemu Golassa, Michael T. White

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Progress in coverage of bed net ownership and use in Burkina Faso 2003–2014: evidence from population-based surveys

Sekou Samadoulougou, Morgan Pearcy, Yazoumé Yé, Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cerebrospinal fluid kynurenine and kynurenic acid concentrations are associated with coma duration and long-term neurocognitive impairment in Ugandan children with cerebral malaria

Dag Holmberg, Elisabeth Franzén-Röhl, Richard Idro, Robert O. Opoka, Paul Bangirana, Carl M. Sellgren, Ronny Wickström, Anna Färnert, Lilly Schwieler, Göran Engberg, Chandy C. John

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How many holes is too many? A prototype tool for estimating mosquito entry risk into damaged bed nets

James Sutcliffe, Xin Ji, Shaoman Yin

01.12.2017 | Methodology Article | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Generation of transgenic rodent malaria parasites by transfection of cell culture-derived merozoites

Gesine Kaiser, Mariana De Niz, Paul-Christian Burda, Livia Niklaus, Rebecca Limenitakis Stanway, Volker Heussler

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Antibody responses to two new Lactococcus lactis-produced recombinant Pfs48/45 and Pfs230 proteins increase with age in malaria patients living in the Central Region of Ghana

Festus K. Acquah, Evans K. Obboh, Kwame Asare, Johnson N. Boampong, Samuel Victor Nuvor, Susheel K. Singh, Michael Theisen, Kim C. Williamson, Linda Eva Amoah

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Systematic review on traditional medicinal plants used for the treatment of malaria in Ethiopia: trends and perspectives

Getachew Alebie, Befikadu Urga, Amha Worku

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Deployment and use of mobile phone technology for real-time reporting of fever cases and malaria treatment failure in areas of declining malaria transmission in Muheza district north-eastern Tanzania

Filbert Francis, Deus S. Ishengoma, Bruno P. Mmbando, Acleus S. M. Rutta, Mwelecele N. Malecela, Benjamin Mayala, Martha M. Lemnge, Edwin Michael

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A longitudinal cohort study of malaria exposure and changing serostatus in a malaria endemic area of rural Tanzania

Ryan A. Simmons, Leonard Mboera, Marie Lynn Miranda, Alison Morris, Gillian Stresman, Elizabeth L. Turner, Randall Kramer, Chris Drakeley, Wendy P. O’Meara

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Host attraction and biting behaviour of Anopheles mosquitoes in South Halmahera, Indonesia

Brandyce St. Laurent, Timothy A. Burton, Siti Zubaidah, Helen C. Miller, Puji B. Asih, Amirullah Baharuddin, Sully Kosasih, Shinta, Saya Firman, William A. Hawley, Thomas R. Burkot, Din Syafruddin, Supratman Sukowati, Frank H. Collins, Neil F. Lobo

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of anti-malarial drug efficacy in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in African children and adults using network meta-analysis

Solange Whegang Youdom, Rachida Tahar, Leonardo K. Basco

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Micro-heterogeneity of malaria transmission in the Peruvian Amazon: a baseline assessment underlying a population-based cohort study

Angel Rosas-Aguirre, Mitchel Guzman-Guzman, Dionicia Gamboa, Raul Chuquiyauri, Roberson Ramirez, Paulo Manrique, Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar, Carmen Puemape, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, Joseph M. Vinetz

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo study of Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine susceptibility in three departments of Haiti

Christian P. Raccurt, Philippe Brasseur, Micheline Cicéron, Dana M. Parke, Marcus J. Zervos, Jacques Boncy

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The establishment of a WHO Reference Reagent for anti-malaria (Plasmodium falciparum) human serum

Donna Bryan, Nilupa Silva, Peter Rigsby, Thomas Dougall, Patrick Corran, Paul W. Bowyer, Mei Mei Ho, the Collaborative study group

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Concentration of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes in whole blood samples by magnetic cell sorting enhances parasite infection rates in mosquito feeding assays

Isaie J. Reuling, Will J. R. Stone, Marga van de Vegte-Bolmer, Geert-Jan van Gemert, Rianne Siebelink-Stoter, Wouter Graumans, Kjerstin Lanke, Teun Bousema, Robert W. Sauerwein

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Willingness to pay for small solar powered bed net fans: results of a Becker–DeGroot–Marschak auction in Ghana

Joshua O. Yukich, Olivier J. T. Briët, Collins K. Ahorlu, Peter Nardini, Joseph Keating

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Estimation of malaria parasite reservoir coverage using reactive case detection and active community fever screening from census data with rapid diagnostic tests in southern Zambia: a re-sampling approach

Joshua Yukich, Adam Bennett, Rudy Yukich, Logan Stuck, Busiku Hamainza, Kafula Silumbe, Tom Smith, Nakul Chitnis, Richard W. Steketee, Timothy Finn, Thomas P. Eisele, John M. Miller

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

School-based diagnosis and treatment of malaria by teachers using rapid diagnostic tests and artemisinin-based combination therapy: experiences and perceptions of users and implementers of the Learner Treatment Kit, southern Malawi

Treza Mphwatiwa, Stefan Witek-McManus, Austin Mtali, George Okello, Paul Nguluwe, Hard Chatsika, Natalie Roschnik, Katherine E. Halliday, Simon J. Brooker, Don P. Mathanga

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria incidence among children less than 5 years during and after cessation of indoor residual spraying in Northern Uganda

Allen E. Okullo, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Alex R. Ario, Jimmy Opigo, Humphrey Wanzira, David W. Oguttu, Joan N. Kalyango

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Additional burden of asymptomatic and sub-patent malaria infections during low transmission season in forested tribal villages in Chhattisgarh, India

Mehul Kumar Chourasia, Kamaraju Raghavendra, Rajendra M. Bhatt, Dipak Kumar Swain, Hemraj M. Meshram, Jayant K. Meshram, Shrity Suman, Vinita Dubey, Gyanendra Singh, Kona Madhavinadha Prasad, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Hydrophilic-treated plastic plates for wide-range analysis of Giemsa-stained red blood cells and automated Plasmodium infection rate counting

Muneaki Hashimoto, Shouki Yatsushiro, Shohei Yamamura, Masato Tanaka, Hirokazu Sakamoto, Yusuke Ido, Kazuaki Kajimoto, Mika Bando, Jun-ichi Kido, Masatoshi Kataoka

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of polymorphisms in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, sickle haemoglobin and nitric oxide synthase genes and their relationship with incidence of uncomplicated malaria in Iganga, Uganda

Catherine Nassozi Lwanira, Fred Kironde, Mark Kaddumukasa, Göte Swedberg

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey to assess uptake of the new sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine five dose policy in Ghana

Ivy Owusu-Boateng, Francis Anto

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

Sylvester Coleman, Samuel K. Dadzie, Aklilu Seyoum, Yemane Yihdego, Peter Mumba, Dereje Dengela, Philip Ricks, Kristen George, Christen Fornadel, Daniel Szumlas, Paul Psychas, Jacob Williams, Maxwell A. Appawu, Daniel A. Boakye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring the impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention as part of routine malaria control in Kita, Mali

Fatou Diawara, Laura C. Steinhardt, Almahamoudou Mahamar, Tiangoua Traore, Daouda T. Kone, Halimatou Diawara, Beh Kamate, Diakalia Kone, Mouctar Diallo, Aboubacar Sadou, Jules Mihigo, Issaka Sagara, Abdoulaye A. Djimde, Erin Eckert, Alassane Dicko

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

A. G. Gayan Dharmasiri, A. Yashan Perera, Jeevanie Harishchandra, Hemantha Herath, Kandasamy Aravindan, H. T. R. Jayasooriya, Gaya R. Ranawaka, Mihirini Hewavitharane

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of community-based continuous distribution of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets in Toamasina II District, Madagascar

Celine Zegers de Beyl, Albert Kilian, Andrea Brown, Mohamad Sy-Ar, Richmond Ato Selby, Felicien Randriamanantenasoa, Jocelyn Ranaivosoa, Sixte Zigirumugabe, Lilia Gerberg, Megan Fotheringham, Matthew Lynch, Hannah Koenker

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of CareStart™ Malaria HRP2/pLDH (Pf/pan) Combo Test in a malaria low transmission region of Senegal

Mamadou Alpha Diallo, Khadim Diongue, Mouhamadou Ndiaye, Amy Gaye, Awa Deme, Aida S. Badiane, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Barriers to routine G6PD testing prior to treatment with primaquine

Benedikt Ley, Kamala Thriemer, Jessica Jaswal, Eugenie Poirot, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Ching Swe Phru, Wasif Ali Khan, Lek Dysoley, Gao Qi, Chong Chee Kheong, Ummi Kalthom Shamsudin, Ingrid Chen, Jimee Hwang, Roly Gosling, Ric N. Price

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Life-span of in vitro differentiated Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes

Tamirat Gebru, Albert Lalremruata, Peter G. Kremsner, Benjamin Mordmüller, Jana Held

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Duffy binding protein (PkDBPαII) of Plasmodium knowlesi from Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo show different binding activity level to human erythrocytes

Khai Lone Lim, Amirah Amir, Yee Ling Lau, Mun Yik Fong

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Artemisinin combination therapy mass drug administration in a setting of low malaria endemicity: programmatic coverage and adherence during an observational study in Zanzibar

Abdullah S. Ali, Narjis G. Thawer, Bakar Khatib, Haji H. Amier, Joseph Shija, Mwinyi Msellem, Abdul-wahid Al-mafazy, Issa A. Garimo, Humphrey Mkali, Mahdi M. Ramsan, Jessica M. Kafuko, Lynn A. Paxton, Richard Reithinger, Jeremiah M. Ngondi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Clinical and molecular surveillance of artemisinin resistant falciparum malaria in Myanmar (2009–2013)

Myat Htut Nyunt, Myat Thu Soe, Hla Win Myint, Htet Wai Oo, Moe Moe Aye, Soe Soe Han, Ni Ni Zaw, Cho Cho, Phyo Zaw Aung, Khin Thiri Kyaw, Thin Thin Aye, Naychi Aung San, Leonard Ortega, Krongthong Thimasarn, Maria Dorina G. Bustos, Sherwin Galit, Mohammad Rafiul Hoque, Pascal Ringwald, Eun-Taek Han, Myat Phone Kyaw

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Circulating microRNAs in malaria infection: bench to bedside

Supat Chamnanchanunt, Suthat Fucharoen, Tsukuru Umemura

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular analysis demonstrates high prevalence of chloroquine resistance but no evidence of artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh

Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Benedikt Ley, Maisha Khair Nima, Fatema Tuj Johora, Mohammad Enayet Hossain, Kamala Thriemer, Sarah Auburn, Jutta Marfurt, Ric N. Price, Wasif A. Khan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

‘Repel all biters’: an enhanced collection of endophilic Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis in CDC light-traps, from the Kagera Region of Tanzania, in the presence of a combination mosquito net impregnated with piperonyl butoxide and permethrin

Corey LeClair, Judith Cronery, Enock Kessy, Elsa V. E. Tomás, Yohannes Kulwa, Franklin W. Mosha, Mark Rowland, Natacha Protopopoff, J. Derek Charlwood

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The implementation of long-lasting insecticidal bed nets has differential effects on the genetic structure of the African malaria vectors in the Anopheles gambiae complex in Dielmo, Senegal

Seynabou Sougoufara, Cheikh Sokhna, Nafissatou Diagne, Souleymane Doucouré, Pape MBacké Sembène, Myriam Harry

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

Frank Chelestino Tenywa, Athumani Kambagha, Adam Saddler, Marta Ferreira Maia

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cryptic Plasmodium ovale concurrent with mixed Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium malariae infection in two children from Central African Republic

Cynthia Bichara, Philippe Flahaut, Damien Costa, Anne-Lise Bienvenu, Stephane Picot, Gilles Gargala

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Which intervention is better for malaria vector control: insecticide mixture long-lasting insecticidal nets or standard pyrethroid nets combined with indoor residual spraying?

Corine Ngufor, Josias Fagbohoun, Jessica Critchley, Raphael N’Guessan, Damien Todjinou, David Malone, Martin Akogbeto, Mark Rowland

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modelling the benefits of long-acting or transmission-blocking drugs for reducing Plasmodium falciparum transmission by case management or by mass treatment

Michael T. Bretscher, Jamie T. Griffin, Azra C. Ghani, Lucy C. Okell

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of piperonyl butoxide in enhancing the efficacy of pyrethroid insecticides against resistant Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Ghana

Samuel K. Dadzie, Joseph Chabi, Andy Asafu-Adjaye, Otubea Owusu-Akrofi, Aba Baffoe-Wilmot, Keziah Malm, Constance Bart-Plange, Sylvester Coleman, Maxwell A. Appawu, Daniel A. Boakye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

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

Antoine Dara, Mark A. Travassos, Matthew Adams, Sarah Schaffer DeRoo, Elliott F. Drábek, Sonia Agrawal, Miriam K. Laufer, Christopher V. Plowe, Joana C. Silva

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Completeness of malaria indicator data reporting via the District Health Information Software 2 in Kenya, 2011–2015

Sophie Githinji, Robinson Oyando, Josephine Malinga, Waqo Ejersa, David Soti, Josea Rono, Robert W. Snow, Ann M. Buff, Abdisalan M. Noor

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Do the venous blood samples replicate malaria parasite densities found in capillary blood? A field study performed in naturally-infected asymptomatic children in Cameroon

Maurice M. Sandeu, Albert N. Bayibéki, Majoline T. Tchioffo, Luc Abate, Geoffrey Gimonneau, Parfait H. Awono-Ambéné, Sandrine E. Nsango, Diadier Diallo, Antoine Berry, Gaétan Texier, Isabelle Morlais

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Safety of primaquine given to people with G6PD deficiency: systematic review of prospective studies

Olalekan A. Uthman, Patricia M. Graves, Rachel Saunders, Hellen Gelband, Marty Richardson, Paul Garner

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Piloting a programme tool to evaluate malaria case investigation and reactive case detection activities: results from 3 settings in the Asia Pacific

Chris Cotter, Prayuth Sudathip, Herdiana Herdiana, Yuanyuan Cao, Yaobao Liu, Alex Luo, Neil Ranasinghe, Adam Bennett, Jun Cao, Roly D. Gosling

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Immunogenicity of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored micronemal antigen in natural Plasmodium vivax exposure

Siriruk Changrob, Jin-Hee Han, Kwon-Soo Ha, Won Sun Park, Seok-Ho Hong, Patchanee Chootong, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Household beliefs about malaria testing and treatment in Western Kenya: the role of health worker adherence to malaria test results

Indrani Saran, Elisa M. Maffioli, Diana Menya, Wendy Prudhomme O’Meara

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum HRP2 ELISA for analysis of dried blood spot samples in rural Zambia

Lauren E. Gibson, Christine F. Markwalter, Danielle W. Kimmel, Lwiindi Mudenda, Saidon Mbambara, Philip E. Thuma, David W. Wright

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

2-Butanone as a carbon dioxide mimic in attractant blends for the Afrotropical malaria mosquitoes Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus

Monicah M. Mburu, Collins K. Mweresa, Philemon Omusula, Alexandra Hiscox, Willem Takken, Wolfgang R. Mukabana

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of statistical models to estimate parasite growth rate in the induced blood stage malaria model

Leesa F. Wockner, Isabell Hoffmann, Peter O’Rourke, James S. McCarthy, Louise Marquart

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Treatment-seeking patterns for malaria in pharmacies in five sub-Saharan African countries

Joël Ladner, Ben Davis, Etienne Audureau, Joseph Saba

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Immunogenicity of the Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein 1 paralog in the induction of naturally acquired antibody and memory B cell responses

Hay Man Kyaw Min, Siriruk Changrob, Phyu Thwe Soe, Jin Hee Han, Fauzi Muh, Seong-Kyun Lee, Patchanee Chootong, Eun-Taek Han

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasmodium vivax genetic diversity and heterozygosity in blood samples and resulting oocysts at the Thai–Myanmar border

Ingfar Soontarawirat, Chiara Andolina, Richard Paul, Nicholas P. J. Day, Francois Nosten, Charles J. Woodrow, Mallika Imwong

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Semi-high-throughput detection of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax oocysts in mosquitoes using bead-beating followed by circumsporozoite ELISA and quantitative PCR

Wouter Graumans, Fitsum G. Tadesse, Chiara Andolina, Geert-Jan van Gemert, Karina Teelen, Kjerstin Lanke, Endalamaw Gadisa, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Marga van de Vegte-Bolmer, Rianne Siebelink-Stoter, Isaïe Reuling, Robert Sauerwein, Teun Bousema

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does mosquito mass-rearing produce an inferior mosquito?

Dieudonné D. Soma, Hamidou Maïga, Wadaka Mamai, Nanwintoun S. Bimbile-Somda, Nelius Venter, Adel B. Ali, Hanano Yamada, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Florence Fournet, Georges A. Ouédraogo, Rosemary S. Lees, Roch K. Dabiré, Jeremie R. L. Gilles

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The oxylipin and endocannabidome responses in acute phase Plasmodium falciparum malaria in children

Izabella Surowiec, Sandra Gouveia-Figueira, Judy Orikiiriza, Elisabeth Lindquist, Mari Bonde, Jimmy Magambo, Charles Muhinda, Sven Bergström, Johan Normark, Johan Trygg

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Travel patterns and demographic characteristics of malaria cases in Swaziland, 2010–2014

Natalia Tejedor‐Garavito, Nomcebo Dlamini, Deepa Pindolia, Adam Soble, Nick W. Ruktanonchai, Victor Alegana, Arnaud Le Menach, Nyasatu Ntshalintshali, Bongani Dlamini, David L. Smith, Andrew J. Tatem, Simon Kunene

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Composition of Anopheles mosquitoes, their blood-meal hosts, and Plasmodium falciparum infection rates in three islands with disparate bed net coverage in Lake Victoria, Kenya

Edwin Ogola, Jandouwe Villinger, Danspaid Mabuka, David Omondi, Benedict Orindi, James Mutunga, Vincent Owino, Daniel K Masiga

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Methods for the field evaluation of quantitative G6PD diagnostics: a review

Benedikt Ley, Germana Bancone, Lorenz von Seidlein, Kamala Thriemer, Jack S. Richards, Gonzalo J. Domingo, Ric N. Price

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Maximizing research study effectiveness in malaria elimination settings: a mixed methods study to capture the experiences of field-based staff

Sara E. Canavati, Cesia E. Quintero, Britt Haller, Dysoley Lek, Sovann Yok, Jack S. Richards, Maxine Anne Whittaker

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of a continuous community-based ITN distribution pilot in Lainya County, South Sudan 2012–2013

Albert Kilian, Lisa Woods Schnurr, Tafadzwa Matova, Richmond Ato Selby, Kojo Lokko, Sean Blaufuss, Miatta Zenabu Gbanya, Ruth Allan, Hannah Koenker, Martin Swaka, George Greer, Megan Fotheringham, Lilia Gerberg, Matthew Lynch

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The influence of age on insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles arabiensis during dry and rainy seasons in rice irrigation schemes of Northern Tanzania

Saada Mbepera, Gamba Nkwengulila, Rose Peter, Emmanuel A. Mausa, Aneth M. Mahande, Maureen Coetzee, Eliningaya J. Kweka

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Epidemiological and clinical assessment of a shared territorial malaria guideline in the 10 years of its implementation (Barcelona, North Metropolitan Area, Catalonia, Spain, 2007–2016)

Josep M. Mòdol, Sílvia Roure, Àlex Smithson, Gema Fernández-Rivas, Anna Esquerrà, Neus Robert, María Méndez, Javier Ramos, Anna Carreres, Lluís Valerio

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ned-19 inhibition of parasite growth and multiplication suggests a role for NAADP mediated signalling in the asexual development of Plasmodium falciparum

Pablo Suárez-Cortés, Guido Gambara, Annarita Favia, Fioretta Palombi, Pietro Alano, Antonio Filippini

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Spatial models for the rational allocation of routinely distributed bed nets to public health facilities in Western Kenya

Peter M. Macharia, Patroba A. Odera, Robert W. Snow, Abdisalan M. Noor

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Maximizing the impact of malaria funding through allocative efficiency: using the right interventions in the right locations

Nick Scott, S. Azfar Hussain, Rowan Martin-Hughes, Freya J. I. Fowkes, Cliff C. Kerr, Ruth Pearson, David J. Kedziora, Madhura Killedar, Robyn M. Stuart, David P. Wilson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Carrion crows (Corvus corone) of southwest Germany: important hosts for haemosporidian parasites

Sandrine Schmid, Katrin Fachet, Anke Dinkel, Ute Mackenstedt, Friederike Woog

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cognitive performance of children living in endemic areas for Plasmodium vivax

Laélia M. B. F. Brasil, José L. F. Vieira, Eliete C. Araújo, Pedro P. F. Piani, Rosa M. Dias, Ana M. R. S. Ventura, Bianca C. Cabral, Renée C. R. Santa Brígida, Marcieni A. de Andrade

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with malaria microscopy diagnostic performance following a pilot quality-assurance programme in health facilities in malaria low-transmission areas of Kenya, 2014

Fredrick Odhiambo, Ann M. Buff, Collins Moranga, Caroline M. Moseti, Jesca Okwara Wesongah, Sara A. Lowther, Wences Arvelo, Tura Galgalo, Thomas O. Achia, Zeinab G. Roka, Waqo Boru, Lily Chepkurui, Bernhards Ogutu, Elizabeth Wanja

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence of K13 mutation and Day-3 positive parasitaemia in artemisinin-resistant malaria endemic area of Cambodia: a cross-sectional study

Soy Ty Kheang, Siv Sovannaroth, Sovann Ek, Say Chy, Phally Chhun, Sokkieng Mao, Sokomar Nguon, Dy Soley Lek, Didier Menard, Neeraj Kak

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modelling the impact of the long-term use of insecticide-treated bed nets on Anopheles mosquito biting time

Claudia P. Ferreira, Silas P. Lyra, Franciane Azevedo, David Greenhalgh, Eduardo Massad

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Placental malaria and its effect on pregnancy outcomes in Sudanese women from Blue Nile State

Samia A. Omer, Hagir E. Idress, Ishag Adam, Mutasim Abdelrahim, Ali N. Noureldein, Abdelrahim M. Abdelrazig, Mohammed O. Elhassan, Suad M. Sulaiman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A model of Plasmodium vivax concealment based on Plasmodium cynomolgi infections in Macaca mulatta

Luis L. Fonseca, Chester J. Joyner, Mary R. Galinski, Eberhard O. Voit, MaHPIC Consortium

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A stochastic model for the probability of malaria extinction by mass drug administration

Peter Pemberton-Ross, Nakul Chitnis, Emilie Pothin, Thomas A. Smith

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A novel method for extracting nucleic acids from dried blood spots for ultrasensitive detection of low-density Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections

Kayvan Zainabadi, Matthew Adams, Zay Yar Han, Hnin Wai Lwin, Kay Thwe Han, Amed Ouattara, Si Thura, Christopher V. Plowe, Myaing M. Nyunt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The use of respondent-driven sampling to assess malaria knowledge, treatment-seeking behaviours and preventive practices among mobile and migrant populations in a setting of artemisinin resistance in Western Cambodia

Po Ly, Julie Thwing, Colleen McGinn, Cesia E. Quintero, Narann Top-Samphor, Najibullah Habib, Jack S. Richards, Sara E. Canavati, Seshu Babu Vinjamuri, Chea Nguon

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Composition of Anopheles mosquitoes, their blood-meal hosts, and Plasmodium falciparum infection rates in three islands with disparate bed net coverage in Lake Victoria, Kenya

Edwin Ogola, Jandouwe Villinger, Danspaid Mabuka, David Omondi, Benedict Orindi, James Mutunga, Vincent Owino, Daniel K. Masiga

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Proximity to vector breeding site and risk of Plasmodium vivax infection: a prospective cohort study in rural Ethiopia

Alexander Nissen, Jackie Cook, Eskindir Loha, Bernt Lindtjørn

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Principles, practices and knowledge of clinicians when assessing febrile children: a qualitative study in Kenya

Anneka M. Hooft, Kelsey Ripp, Bryson Ndenga, Francis Mutuku, David Vu, Kimberly Baltzell, Linnet N. Masese, John Vulule, Dunstan Mukoko, A. Desiree LaBeaud

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Selective inhibition of PfA-M1, over PfA-M17, by an amino-benzosuberone derivative blocks malaria parasites development in vitro and in vivo

Lotfi Bounaadja, Marjorie Schmitt, Sébastien Albrecht, Elisabeth Mouray, Céline Tarnus, Isabelle Florent

01.12.2017 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The drug transporter ABCB1 c.3435C>T SNP influences artemether–lumefantrine treatment outcome

Kinanga Kiaco, António Sebastião Rodrigues, Virgílio do Rosário, José Pedro Gil, Dinora Lopes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Integrative analysis associates monocytes with insufficient erythropoiesis during acute Plasmodium cynomolgi malaria in rhesus macaques

Yan Tang, Chester J. Joyner, Monica Cabrera-Mora, Celia L. Saney, Stacey A. Lapp, Mustafa V. Nural, Suman B. Pakala, Jeremy D. DeBarry, Stephanie Soderberg, Jessica C. Kissinger, Tracey J. Lamb, Mary R. Galinski, Mark P. Styczynski, the MaHPIC Consortium

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

International survey to identify diagnostic needs to support malaria elimination: guiding the development of combination highly sensitive rapid diagnostic tests

Ana Campillo, Jennifer Daily, Iveth J. González

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

IgG antibodies to synthetic GPI are biomarkers of immune-status to both Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria in young children

Camila T. França, Connie S. N. Li Wai Suen, Amandine Carmagnac, Enmoore Lin, Benson Kiniboro, Peter Siba, Louis Schofield, Ivo Mueller

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Control of malaria in the Comoro Islands over the past century

Ismaël Chakir, Ali Ibrahim Said, Bacar Affane, Ronan Jambou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria case management by community health workers in the Central African Republic from 2009–2014: overcoming challenges of access and instability due to conflict

Laura Ruckstuhl, Christian Lengeler, Jean Méthode Moyen, Helle Garro, Richard Allan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Avian Plasmodium in Eastern Austrian mosquitoes

Ellen Schoener, Sarah Susanne Uebleis, Julia Butter, Michaela Nawratil, Claudia Cuk, Eva Flechl, Michael Kothmayer, Adelheid G. Obwaller, Thomas Zechmeister, Franz Rubel, Karin Lebl, Carina Zittra, Hans-Peter Fuehrer

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Statistical prediction of immunity to placental malaria based on multi-assay antibody data for malarial antigens

Chathura Siriwardhana, Rui Fang, Ali Salanti, Rose G. F. Leke, Naveen Bobbili, Diane Wallace Taylor, John J. Chen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

DAF-shielded baculovirus-vectored vaccine enhances protection against malaria sporozoite challenge in mice

Mitsuhiro Iyori, Daisuke S. Yamamoto, Miako Sakaguchi, Masanori Mizutani, Sota Ogata, Hidesato Nishiura, Takahiko Tamura, Hiroyuki Matsuoka, Shigeto Yoshida

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring ex vivo drug susceptibility in Plasmodium vivax isolates from Cambodia

Suwanna Chaorattanakawee, Chanthap Lon, Soklyda Chann, Kheang Heng Thay, Nareth Kong, Yom You, Siratchana Sundrakes, Chatchadaporn Thamnurak, Sorayut Chattrakarn, Chantida Praditpol, Kritsanai Yingyuen, Mariusz Wojnarski, Rekol Huy, Michele D. Spring, Douglas S. Walsh, Jaymin C. Patel, Jessica Lin, Jonathan J. Juliano, Charlotte A. Lanteri, David L. Saunders

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria incidence trends and their association with climatic variables in rural Gwanda, Zimbabwe, 2005–2015

Resign Gunda, Moses John Chimbari, Shepherd Shamu, Benn Sartorius, Samson Mukaratirwa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of holes in long-lasting insecticidal nets on malaria in Malawi: results from a case–control study

Anna A. Minta, Keren Z. Landman, Dyson A. Mwandama, Monica P. Shah, Jodi L. Vanden Eng, James F. Sutcliffe, Joseph Chisaka, Kim A. Lindblade, Don P. Mathanga, Laura C. Steinhardt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Household costs among patients hospitalized with malaria: evidence from a national survey in Malawi, 2012

Ian Hennessee, Jobiba Chinkhumba, Melissa Briggs-Hagen, Andy Bauleni, Monica P. Shah, Alfred Chalira, Dubulao Moyo, Wilfred Dodoli, Misheck Luhanga, John Sande, Doreen Ali, Julie Gutman, Kim A. Lindblade, Joseph Njau, Don P. Mathanga

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Knowledge and perception towards net care and repair practice in Ethiopia

Ayele Zewde, Seth Irish, Adugna Woyessa, Yonas Wuletaw, Honelgn Nahusenay, Semira Abdelmenan, Meaza Demissie, Hanna Gulema, Gunawardena Dissanayake, Sheleme Chibsa, Hiwot Solomon, Meseret A. Yenehun, Amha Kebede, Lena M. Lorenz, Gabriel Ponce-de-Leon, Joseph Keating, Alemayehu Worku, Yemane Berhane

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Socioeconomic and demographic characterization of an endemic malaria region in Brazil by multiple correspondence analysis

Raquel M. Lana, Thais I. S. Riback, Tiago F. M. Lima, Mônica da Silva-Nunes, Oswaldo G. Cruz, Francisco G. S. Oliveira, Gilberto G. Moresco, Nildimar A. Honório, Cláudia T. Codeço

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Species and genotype diversity of Plasmodium in malaria patients from Gabon analysed by next generation sequencing

Albert Lalremruata, Sankarganesh Jeyaraj, Thomas Engleitner, Fanny Joanny, Annika Lang, Sabine Bélard, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Michael Ramharter, Peter G. Kremsner, Benjamin Mordmüller, Jana Held

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Community-based biological control of malaria mosquitoes using Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti) in Rwanda: community awareness, acceptance and participation

Chantal Marie Ingabire, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Alexis Rulisa, Fredrick Kateera, Bart Van Den Borne, Claude Mambo Muvunyi, Leon Mutesa, Michelle Van Vugt, Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt, Willem Takken, Jane Alaii

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationships between infection with Plasmodium falciparum during pregnancy, measures of placental malaria, and adverse birth outcomes

James Kapisi, Abel Kakuru, Prasanna Jagannathan, Mary K. Muhindo, Paul Natureeba, Patricia Awori, Miriam Nakalembe, Richard Ssekitoleko, Peter Olwoch, John Ategeka, Patience Nayebare, Tamara D. Clark, Gabrielle Rizzuto, Atis Muehlenbachs, Diane V. Havlir, Moses R. Kamya, Grant Dorsey, Stephanie L. Gaw

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Global trends in the production and use of DDT for control of malaria and other vector-borne diseases

Henk van den Berg, Gamini Manuweera, Flemming Konradsen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individual and household factors associated with ownership of long-lasting insecticidal nets and malaria infection in south-central Ethiopia: a case–control study

Wakgari Deressa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of malaria preventive treatment for HIV-infected pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa

Sung Eun Choi, Margaret L. Brandeau, Eran Bendavid

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Can the collection of expired long-lasting insecticidal nets reduce their coverage and use? Sociocultural aspects related to LLIN life cycle management and use in four districts in Madagascar

Ambinina Ramanantsoa, Marta Wilson-Barthes, Rindra Rahenintsoa, Sarah Hoibak, Harilala Ranaivoharimina, Martha Delphine Rahelimalala, Avotiana Rakotomanga, Alyssa Finlay, Joan Muela Ribera, Koen Peeters Grietens

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessing bed net damage: comparisons of three measurement methods for estimating the size, shape, and distribution of holes on bed nets

Jodi L. Vanden Eng, Don P. Mathanga, Keren Landman, Dyson Mwandama, Anna A. Minta, Monica Shah, James Sutcliffe, Joseph Chisaka, Kim A. Lindblade, Laura Steinhardt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

In vivo anti-malarial activity and toxicity studies of triterpenic esters isolated form Keetia leucantha and crude extracts

Claire Beaufay, Marie-France Hérent, Joëlle Quetin-Leclercq, Joanne Bero

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Imported malaria in Spain (2009–2016): results from the +REDIVI Collaborative Network

Francesca F. Norman, Ana López-Polín, Fernando Salvador, Begoña Treviño, Eva Calabuig, Diego Torrús, Antonio Soriano-Arandes, Jose-Manuel Ruíz-Giardín, Begoña Monge-Maillo, Jose-Antonio Pérez-Molina, Ana Perez-Ayala, Magdalena García, Azucena Rodríguez, María Martínez-Serrano, Miren Zubero, Rogelio López-Vélez, for the +REDIVI Study Group

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Socioeconomic and demographic characterization of an endemic malaria region in Brazil by multiple correspondence analysis

Raquel M. Lana, Thais I. S. Riback, Tiago F. M. Lima, Mônica da Silva Nunes, Oswaldo G. Cruz, Francisco G. S. Oliveira, Gilberto G. Moresco, Nildimar A. Honório, Cláudia T. Codeço

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modelling dynamic change of malaria transmission in holoendemic setting (Dielmo, Senegal) using longitudinal measures of antibody prevalence to Plasmodium falciparum crude schizonts extract

Oumy Niass, Philippe Saint-Pierre, Makhtar Niang, Fode Diop, Babacar Diouf, Michel Matar Faye, Fatoumata Diène Sarr, Joseph Faye, Nafissatou Diagne, Cheikh Sokhna, Jean-François Trape, Ronald Perraut, Adama Tall, Abdou Kâ Diongue, Aïssatou Toure Balde

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Informing new or improved vector control tools for reducing the malaria burden in Tanzania: a qualitative exploration of perceptions of mosquitoes and methods for their control among the residents of Dar es Salaam

Christina Makungu, Stephania Stephen, Salome Kumburu, Nicodem J. Govella, Stefan Dongus, Zoe Jane-Lara Hildon, Gerry F. Killeen, Caroline Jones

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Modelling the implications of stopping vector control for malaria control and elimination

Joshua O. Yukich, Nakul Chitnis

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Field assessment of a novel spatial repellent for malaria control: a feasibility and acceptability study in Mondulkiri, Cambodia

Marco Liverani, Jacques Derek Charlwood, Harriet Lawford, Shunmay Yeung

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria prevalence, prevention and treatment seeking practices among nomadic pastoralists in northern Senegal

Mame Cheikh Seck, Julie Thwing, Fatou Ba Fall, Jules Francois Gomis, Awa Deme, Yaye Die Ndiaye, Rachel Daniels, Sarah K. Volkman, Medoune Ndiop, Mady Ba, Daouda Ndiaye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria risk factors and care-seeking behaviour within the private sector among high-risk populations in Vietnam: a qualitative study

Ingrid Chen, Huong Ngo Thi Thanh, Andrew Lover, Phung Thi Thao, Tang Viet Luu, Hoang Nghia Thang, Ngo Duc Thang, Josselyn Neukom, Adam Bennett

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

High prevalence of very-low Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia carriers in the Peruvian Amazon: insights into local and occupational mobility-related transmission

Gabriel Carrasco-Escobar, Julio Miranda-Alban, Carlos Fernandez-Miñope, Kimberly C. Brouwer, Katherine Torres, Maritza Calderon, Dionicia Gamboa, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, Joseph M. Vinetz

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Molecular surveillance of pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 deletions in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Mozambique

Himanshu Gupta, Gloria Matambisso, Beatriz Galatas, Pau Cisteró, Lidia Nhamussua, Wilson Simone, Jane Cunningham, N. Regina Rabinovich, Pedro Alonso, Francisco Saute, Pedro Aide, Alfredo Mayor

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Absence of Plasmodium inui and Plasmodium cynomolgi, but detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax infections in asymptomatic humans in the Betong division of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

Angela Siner, Sze-Tze Liew, Khamisah Abdul Kadir, Dayang Shuaisah Awang Mohamad, Felicia Kavita Thomas, Mohammad Zulkarnaen, Balbir Singh

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Diagnostic performance of the loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) based illumigene® malaria assay in a non-endemic region

Anne-Sophie De Koninck, Lieselotte Cnops, Mattias Hofmans, Jan Jacobs, Dorien Van den Bossche, Jan Philippé

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Challenges in implementing uncomplicated malaria treatment in children: a health facility survey in rural Malawi

Alinune N. Kabaghe, Mphatso D. Phiri, Kamija S. Phiri, Michèle van Vugt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Temporal dynamic of malaria in a suburban area along the Niger River

Mahamadou Soumana Sissoko, Kourane Sissoko, Bourama Kamate, Yacouba Samake, Siaka Goita, Abdoulaye Dabo, Mama Yena, Nadine Dessay, Renaud Piarroux, Ogobara K. Doumbo, Jean Gaudart

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review and synthesis of the strengths and limitations of measuring malaria mortality through verbal autopsy

Samantha Herrera, Yeetey Enuameh, George Adjei, Kenneth Ayuurebobi Ae-Ngibise, Kwaku Poku Asante, Osman Sankoh, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Yazoume Yé

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Proguanil and cycloguanil are organic cation transporter and multidrug and toxin extrusion substrates

Maarten van der Velden, Albert Bilos, Jeroen J. M. W. van den Heuvel, Sanna R. Rijpma, Evelien G. E. Hurkmans, Robert W. Sauerwein, Frans G. M. Russel, Jan B. Koenderink

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The underlying reasons for very high levels of bed net use, and higher malaria infection prevalence among bed net users than non-users in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam: a qualitative study

Daniel Msellemu, Aloysia Shemdoe, Christina Makungu, Yeromini Mlacha, Khadija Kannady, Stefan Dongus, Gerry F. Killeen, Angel Dillip

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with population coverage of targeted malaria elimination (TME) in southern Savannakhet Province, Lao PDR

Bipin Adhikari, Koukeo Phommasone, Tiengkham Pongvongsa, Palingnaphone Kommarasy, Xayaphone Soundala, Gisela Henriques, Nicholas J. White, Nicholas P. J. Day, Arjen M. Dondorp, Lorenz von Seidlein, Phaik Yeong Cheah, Christopher Pell, Mayfong Mayxay

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Integrated community case management by drug sellers influences appropriate treatment of paediatric febrile illness in South Western Uganda: a quasi-experimental study

Freddy Eric Kitutu, Joan Nakayaga Kalyango, Chrispus Mayora, Katarina Ekholm Selling, Stefan Peterson, Henry Wamani

01.12.2017 | Case study | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Frequency of G6PD Mediterranean in individuals with and without malaria in Southern Pakistan

Bushra Moiz, Haroon Muhammad Arshad, Ahmed Raheem, Hasan Hayat, Najia Karim Ghanchi, M. Asim Beg

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Risk factors and pregnancy outcomes associated with placental malaria in a prospective cohort of Papua New Guinean women

Elvin Lufele, Alexandra Umbers, Jaume Ordi, Maria Ome-Kaius, Regina Wangnapi, Holger Unger, Nandao Tarongka, Peter Siba, Ivo Mueller, Leanne Robinson, Stephen Rogerson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social and cultural complexities of anti-malarial drug circulation: an ethnographic investigation in three rural remote communes of Cambodia

Phasy Res

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Implementation strategies to increase access and demand of long-lasting insecticidal nets: a before-and-after study and scale-up process in Mozambique

Jorge A. H. Arroz, Chandana Mendis, Liliana Pinto, Baltazar Candrinho, João Pinto, Maria do Rosário O. Martins

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Statistical methods to derive efficacy estimates of anti-malarials for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: pitfalls and challenges

Prabin Dahal, Julie A. Simpson, Grant Dorsey, Philippe J. Guérin, Ric N. Price, Kasia Stepniewska

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Entomological characterization of malaria in northern Colombia through vector and parasite species identification, and analyses of spatial distribution and infection rates

Camila González, Astrid Gisell Molina, Cielo León, Nicolás Salcedo, Silvia Rondón, Andrea Paz, Maria Claudia Atencia, Catalina Tovar, Mario Ortiz

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A spatial agent-based model of Anopheles vagus for malaria epidemiology: examining the impact of vector control interventions

Md. Zahangir Alam, S. M. Niaz Arifin, Hasan Mohammad Al-Amin, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, M. Sohel Rahman

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Longitudinal estimation of Plasmodium falciparum prevalence in relation to malaria prevention measures in six sub-Saharan African countries

Chris Drakeley, Salim Abdulla, Selidji Todagbe Agnandji, José Francisco Fernandes, Peter Kremsner, Bertrand Lell, Ludovic Mewono, Bache Emmanuel Bache, Michael Gabriel Mihayo, Omar Juma, Marcel Tanner, Marc Christian Tahita, Halidou Tinto, Salou Diallo, Palpouguini Lompo, Umberto D’Alessandro, Bernhards Ogutu, Lucas Otieno, Solomon Otieno, Walter Otieno, Janet Oyieko, Kwaku Poku Asante, Dominic Bon-Ereme Dery, George Adjei, Elisha Adeniji, Dorcas Atibilla, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Brian Greenwood, Samwel Gesase, John Lusingu, Coline Mahende, Robert Mongi, Method Segeja, Samuel Adjei, Tsiri Agbenyega, Alex Agyekum, Daniel Ansong, John Tanko Bawa, Harry Owusu Boateng, Léonard Dandalo, Veronica Escamilla, Irving Hoffman, Peter Maenje, Francis Martinson, Terrell Carter, Didier Leboulleux, David C. Kaslow, Effua Usuf, Jean-Yves Pirçon, Edith Roset Bahmanyar

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Detection of Plasmodium falciparum DNA in saliva samples stored at room temperature: potential for a non-invasive saliva-based diagnostic test for malaria

Kenji O. Mfuh, Samuel Tassi Yunga, Livo F. Esemu, Obase Ngemani Bekindaka, Jessica Yonga, Jean Claude Djontu, Calixt D. Mbakop, Diane W. Taylor, Vivek R. Nerurkar, Rose G. F. Leke

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Prevalence of K13 mutation and Day-3 positive parasitaemia in artemisinin-resistant malaria endemic area of Cambodia: a cross-sectional study

Soy Ty Kheang, Siv Sovannaroth, Sovann Ek, Say Chy, Phally Chhun, Sokkieng Mao, Sokomar Nguon, Dy Soley Lek, Didier Menard, Neeraj Kak

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-diagnosis of malaria by travellers: a cohort study on the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests provided by a Swiss travel clinic

Delphine Berthod, Jacynthe Rochat, Rachel Voumard, Laurence Rochat, Blaise Genton, Valérie D’Acremont

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mitochondrial genome of Plasmodium vivax/simium detected in an endemic region for malaria in the Atlantic Forest of Espírito Santo state, Brazil: do mosquitoes, simians and humans harbour the same parasite?

Julyana Cerqueira Buery, Priscila Thihara Rodrigues, Lícia Natal, Laís Camoese Salla, Ana Carolina Loss, Creuza Rachel Vicente, Helder Ricas Rezende, Ana Maria Ribeiro de Castro Duarte, Blima Fux, Rosely dos Santos Malafronte, Aloísio Falqueto, Crispim Cerutti Jr.

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of artemisinin–naphthoquine versus artemether–lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Papua New Guinean children

Brioni R. Moore, Wendy A. Davis, Philip M. Clarke, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman, Timothy M. E. Davis

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multiple insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae from Tanzania: a major concern for malaria vector control

William N. Kisinza, Theresia E. Nkya, Bilali Kabula, Hans J. Overgaard, Dennis J. Massue, Zawadi Mageni, George Greer, Naomi Kaspar, Mahdi Mohamed, Richard Reithinger, Sarah Moore, Lena M. Lorenz, Stephen Magesa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cerebral malaria induces electrophysiological and neurochemical impairment in mice retinal tissue: possible effect on glutathione and glutamatergic system

Karen R. H. M. Oliveira, Nayara Kauffmann, Luana K. R. Leão, Adelaide C. F. Passos, Fernando A. F. Rocha, Anderson M. Herculano, José L. M. do Nascimento

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Shifting the burden or expanding access to care? Assessing malaria trends following scale-up of community health worker malaria case management and reactive case detection

David A. Larsen, Anna Winters, Sanford Cheelo, Busiku Hamainza, Mulakwa Kamuliwo, John M. Miller, Daniel J. Bridges

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Long-term in vitro culture of Plasmodium vivax isolates from Madagascar maintained in Saimiri boliviensis blood

Rajeev K. Mehlotra, D’Arbra Blankenship, Rosalind E. Howes, Tovonahary A. Rakotomanga, Brune Ramiranirina, Stephanie Ramboarina, Thierry Franchard, Marlin H. Linger, Melinda Zikursh-Blood, Arsène C. Ratsimbasoa, Peter A. Zimmerman, Brian T. Grimberg

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Indoor and outdoor malaria vector surveillance in western Kenya: implications for better understanding of residual transmission

Teshome Degefa, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Guofa Zhou, Ming-chieh Lee, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The prevalence, incidence and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infections in forest rangers in Bu Gia Map National Park, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam: a pilot study

Do Hung Son, Nguyen Thuy-Nhien, Lorenz von Seidlein, Truong Le Phuc-Nhi, Ngo Thi Phu, Nguyen Thi Kim Tuyen, Nguyen Huyen Tran, Nguyen Van Dung, Bui Van Quan, Nicholas P. J. Day, Arjen M. Dondorp, Nicholas J. White, Guy E. Thwaites, Tran Tinh Hien

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Absence of Plasmodium inui and Plasmodium cynomolgi, but detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax infections in asymptomatic humans in the Betong division of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

Angela Siner, Sze-Tze Liew, Khamisah Abdul Kadir, Dayang Shuaisah Awang Mohamad, Felicia Kavita Thomas, Mohammad Zulkarnaen, Balbir Singh

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Screening a protein kinase inhibitor library against Plasmodium falciparum

Irene Hallyburton, Raffaella Grimaldi, Andrew Woodland, Beatriz Baragaña, Torsten Luksch, Daniel Spinks, Daniel James, Didier Leroy, David Waterson, Alan H. Fairlamb, Paul G. Wyatt, Ian H. Gilbert, Julie A. Frearson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Towards a needle-free diagnosis of malaria: in vivo identification and classification of red and white blood cells containing haemozoin

Jennifer L. Burnett, Jennifer L. Carns, Rebecca Richards-Kortum

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria vectors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: the mechanisms that confer insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus

Luisa Nardini, Richard H. Hunt, Yael L. Dahan-Moss, Nanette Christie, Riann N. Christian, Maureen Coetzee, Lizette L. Koekemoer

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the Deki Reader™, an automated RDT reader and data management device, in a household survey setting in low malaria endemic southwestern Uganda

Caesar Oyet, Michelle E. Roh, Gertrude N. Kiwanuka, Patrick Orikiriza, Martina Wade, Sunil Parikh, Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire, Yap Boum II

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum variant erythrocyte surface antigens: a pilot study of antibody acquisition in recurrent natural infections

Elise Schieck, E. Jane Poole, Anja Rippert, Judy Peshu, Philip Sasi, Steffen Borrmann, Peter C. Bull

01.12.2017 | Methodology | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria surveys using rapid diagnostic tests and validation of results using post hoc quantification of Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2

Mateusz Plucinski, Rafael Dimbu, Baltazar Candrinho, James Colborn, Aida Badiane, Daouda Ndiaye, Kimberly Mace, Michelle Chang, Jean F. Lemoine, Eric S. Halsey, John W. Barnwell, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Michael Aidoo, Eric Rogier

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reassessment of asymptomatic carriers of Plasmodium spp. in an endemic area with a very low incidence of malaria in extra-Amazonian Brazil

Filomena E. C. de Alencar, Rosely dos Santos Malafronte, Crispim Cerutti Jr., Lícia Natal Fernandes, Julyana Cerqueira Buery, Blima Fux, Helder Ricas Rezende, Angelica Espinosa Miranda

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Variation in the immune responses against Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 and apical membrane antigen-1 in children residing in the different epidemiological strata of malaria in Cameroon

Tebit Emmanuel Kwenti, Adzemye Linus Moye, Adzemye Basil Wiylanyuy, Longdoh Anna Njunda, Theresa Nkuo-Akenji

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Temporal variation in confirmed diagnosis of fever-related malarial cases among children under-5 years by community health workers and in health facilities between years 2013 and 2015 in Siaya County, Kenya

Donald O. Apat, John M. Gachohi, Mohamed Karama, Jusper R. Kiplimo, Sonia E. Sachs

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A single rapamycin dose protects against late-stage experimental cerebral malaria via modulation of host immunity, endothelial activation and parasite sequestration

Pedro Mejia, J. Humberto Treviño-Villarreal, Justin S. Reynolds, Mariana De Niz, Andrew Thompson, Matthias Marti, James R. Mitchell

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individual and household characteristics of persons with Plasmodium falciparum malaria in sites with varying endemicities in Kinshasa Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Melchior Kashamuka Mwandagalirwa, Lauren Levitz, Kyaw L. Thwai, Jonathan B. Parr, Varun Goel, Mark Janko, Antoinette Tshefu, Michael Emch, Steven R. Meshnick, Margaret Carrel

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Changes in total and differential leukocyte counts during the clinically silent liver phase in a controlled human malaria infection in malaria-naïve Dutch volunteers

Marlies E. van Wolfswinkel, Marijke C. C. Langenberg, Linda J. Wammes, Robert W. Sauerwein, Rob Koelewijn, Cornelus C. Hermsen, Jaap J. van Hellemond, Perry J. van Genderen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Characterization of Pb51 in Plasmodium berghei as a malaria vaccine candidate targeting both asexual erythrocytic proliferation and transmission

Jian Wang, Wenqi Zheng, Fei Liu, Yaru Wang, Yiwen He, Li Zheng, Qi Fan, Enjie Luo, Yaming Cao, Liwang Cui

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Mapping multiple components of malaria risk for improved targeting of elimination interventions

Justin M. Cohen, Arnaud Le Menach, Emilie Pothin, Thomas P. Eisele, Peter W. Gething, Philip A. Eckhoff, Bruno Moonen, Allan Schapira, David L. Smith

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Expanding malaria diagnosis and treatment in Lao PDR: lessons learned from a public–private mix initiative

Nouannipha Simmalavong, Sengkham Phommixay, Phoudaliphone Kongmanivong, Odai Sichanthongthip, Bouasy Hongvangthong, Deyer Gopinath, David M. Sintasath

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Yeast interfering RNA larvicides targeting neural genes induce high rates of Anopheles larval mortality

Keshava Mysore, Limb K. Hapairai, Longhua Sun, Elizabeth I. Harper, Yingying Chen, Kathleen K. Eggleson, Jacob S. Realey, Nicholas D. Scheel, David W. Severson, Na Wei, Molly Duman-Scheel

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Understanding malaria treatment-seeking preferences within the public sector amongst mobile/migrant workers in a malaria elimination scenario: a mixed-methods study

Aung Ye Naung Win, Thae Maung Maung, Khin Thet Wai, Tin Oo, Aung Thi, Rungrawee Tipmontree, Ngamphol Soonthornworasiri, Mondha Kengganpanich, Jaranit Kaewkungwal

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Synthetic oleanane triterpenoids enhance blood brain barrier integrity and improve survival in experimental cerebral malaria

Valerie M. Crowley, Kodjo Ayi, Ziyue Lu, Karen T. Liby, Michael Sporn, Kevin C. Kain

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Molecular surveillance of pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 deletions in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Mozambique

Himanshu Gupta, Gloria Matambisso, Beatriz Galatas, Pau Cisteró, Lidia Nhamussua, Wilson Simone, Jane Cunningham, N. Regina Rabinovich, Pedro Alonso, Francisco Saute, Pedro Aide, Alfredo Mayor

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Singapore’s Anopheles sinensis Form A is susceptible to Plasmodium vivax isolates from the western Thailand–Myanmar border

Sook-Cheng Pang, Chiara Andolina, Benoit Malleret, Peter R. Christensen, Sai-Gek Lam-Phua, Muhammad Aliff Bin Abdul Razak, Chee-Seng Chong, Daiqin Li, Cindy S. Chu, Bruce Russell, Laurent Rénia, Lee-Ching Ng, Francois Nosten

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Age-specific Plasmodium parasite profile in pre and post ITN intervention period at a highland site in western Kenya

Ednah N. Ototo, Guofa Zhou, Lucy Kamau, Jenard P. Mbugi, Christine L. Wanjala, Maxwell Machani, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew K. Githeko, Guiyun Yan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Monitoring of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) coverage versus utilization: a community-based survey in malaria endemic villages of Central India

Kamaraju Raghavendra, Mehul Kumar Chourasia, Dipak Kumar Swain, Rajendra M. Bhatt, Sreehari Uragayala, G. D. P. Dutta, Immo Kleinschmidt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Detection of Plasmodium falciparum male and female gametocytes and determination of parasite sex ratio in human endemic populations by novel, cheap and robust RTqPCR assays

Federica Santolamazza, Pamela Avellino, Giulia Siciliano, Franck Adama Yao, Fabrizio Lombardo, Jean Bosco Ouédraogo, David Modiano, Pietro Alano, Valentina Dianora Mangano

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Insecticide resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Ethiopia (2012–2016): a nationwide study for insecticide resistance monitoring

Louisa A. Messenger, Josephat Shililu, Seth R. Irish, Gedeon Yohannes Anshebo, Alemayehu Getachew Tesfaye, Yemane Ye-Ebiyo, Sheleme Chibsa, Dereje Dengela, Gunawardena Dissanayake, Estifanos Kebede, Endalew Zemene, Abebe Asale, Mekonnen Yohannes, Hiwot Solomon Taffese, Kristen George, Christen Fornadel, Aklilu Seyoum, Robert A. Wirtz, Delenasaw Yewhalaw

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors influencing the use of malaria prevention strategies by women in Senegal: a cross-sectional study

Mouhamed Abdou Salam Mbengue, Amy K. Bei, Aminata Mboup, Ambroise Ahouidi, Moussa Sarr, Souleymane Mboup, Oumar Gaye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determination of the residual efficacy of carbamate and organophosphate insecticides used for indoor residual spraying for malaria control in Ethiopia

Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Meshesha Balkew, Josephat Shililu, Sultan Suleman, Alemayehu Getachew, Gedeon Ashenbo, Sheleme Chibsa, Gunawardena Dissanayake, Kristen George, Dereje Dengela, Yemane Ye-Ebiyo, Seth R. Irish

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria early warning tool: linking inter-annual climate and malaria variability in northern Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Jason Smith, Lloyd Tahani, Albino Bobogare, Hugo Bugoro, Francis Otto, George Fafale, David Hiriasa, Adna Kazazic, Grant Beard, Amanda Amjadali, Isabelle Jeanne

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Host age and Plasmodium falciparum multiclonality are associated with gametocyte prevalence: a 1-year prospective cohort study

Yaw Adomako-Ankomah, Matthew S. Chenoweth, Aaron M. Tocker, Saibou Doumbia, Drissa Konate, Mory Doumbouya, Abdoul S. Keita, Jennifer M. Anderson, Rick M. Fairhurst, Mahamadou Diakite, Kazutoyo Miura, Carole A. Long

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Ivermectin susceptibility, sporontocidal effect, and inhibition of time to re-feed in the Amazonian malaria vector Anopheles darlingi

Kevin C. Kobylinski, Karín S. Escobedo-Vargas, Victor M. López-Sifuentes, Salomón Durand, Edward S. Smith, G. Christian Baldeviano, Robert V. Gerbasi, Sara-Blythe Ballard, Craig A. Stoops, Gissella M. Vásquez

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Malaria prevalence metrics in low- and middle-income countries: an assessment of precision in nationally-representative surveys

Victor A. Alegana, Jim Wright, Claudio Bosco, Emelda A. Okiro, Peter M. Atkinson, Robert W. Snow, Andrew J. Tatem, Abdisalan M. Noor

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Micro-spatial distribution of malaria cases and control strategies at ward level in Gwanda district, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe

Tawanda Manyangadze, Moses J. Chimbari, Margaret Macherera, Samson Mukaratirwa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A village level cluster-randomized entomological evaluation of combination long-lasting insecticidal nets containing pyrethroid plus PBO synergist in Southern Mali

Moussa B. M. Cisse, Djibril Sangare, Richard M. Oxborough, Abdourhamane Dicko, Dereje Dengela, Aboubacar Sadou, Jules Mihigo, Kristen George, Laura Norris, Christen Fornadel

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Receptivity to malaria in the China–Myanmar border in Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China

Tianmu Chen, Shaosen Zhang, Shui-Sen Zhou, Xuezhong Wang, Chunhai Luo, Xucan Zeng, Xiangrui Guo, Zurui Lin, Hong Tu, Xiaodong Sun, Hongning Zhou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quantifying seasonal and diel variation in Anopheline and Culex human biting rates in Southern Ecuador

Sadie J. Ryan, Catherine A. Lippi, Philipp H. Boersch-Supan, Naveed Heydari, Mercy Silva, Jefferson Adrian, Leonardo F. Noblecilla, Efraín B. Ayala, Mayling D. Encalada, David A. Larsen, Jesse T. Krisher, Lyndsay Krisher, Lauren Fregosi, Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Plasmodium falciparum Kelch 13 mutations and treatment response in patients in Hpa-Pun District, Northern Kayin State, Myanmar

Craig A. Bonnington, Aung Pyae Phyo, Elizabeth A. Ashley, Mallika Imwong, Kanlaya Sriprawat, Daniel M. Parker, Stephane Proux, Nicholas J. White, Francois Nosten

01.12.2017 | Opinion | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Seasonal malaria chemoprevention: successes and missed opportunities

Matthew E. Coldiron, Lorenz Von Seidlein, Rebecca F. Grais