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  1. Content type: Research

    Electroencephalography at hospital presentation may offer important insights regarding prognosis that can inform understanding of cerebral malaria (CM) pathophysiology and potentially guide patient selection a...

    Authors: Douglas G. Postels, Xiaoting Wu, Chenxi Li, Peter W. Kaplan, Karl B. Seydel, Terrie E. Taylor, Youssef A. Kousa, Richard Idro, Robert Opoka, Chandy C. John and Gretchen L. Birbeck

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:208

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  2. Content type: Research

    Monitoring the impact of case management strategies at large scale is essential to evaluate the public health benefit they confer. The use of methodologies relying on objective and standardized endpoints, such...

    Authors: Joanna Gallay, Dominic Mosha, Erick Lutahakana, Festo Mazuguni, Martin Zuakulu, Laurent Arthur Decosterd, Blaise Genton and Emilie Pothin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:209

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  3. Content type: Research

    After the introduction of an artemisinin-based combination therapy, the reduction of prevalence of malaria infections has shown a remarkable progress during the last decade. However due to the lack of a consis...

    Authors: Mónica Guerra, Bruno de Sousa, Nicolas Ndong-Mabale, Pedro Berzosa and Ana Paula Arez

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:203

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  4. Content type: Research

    Insecticide resistance threatens malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa. Knockdown resistance to pyrethroids and organochlorines in Anopheles gambiae sensu lato (s.l.) is commonly caused by mutations in the gene e...

    Authors: Anne L. Wilson, Margaret Pinder, John Bradley, Martin J. Donnelly, Majidah Hamid-Adiamoh, Lamin B. S. Jarju, Musa Jawara, David Jeffries, Ballah Kandeh, Emily J. Rippon, Kolawole Salami, Umberto D’Alessandro and Steven W. Lindsay

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:205

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  5. Content type: Research

    It has been documented that unplanned urbanization leads to the exposure of members of the Anopheles vectors to a range of water pollution in urban settings. Many surveys from African and Asian countries reported...

    Authors: Rasha S. Azrag and Babiker H. Mohammed

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:204

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  6. Content type: Research

    Malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are a simple, point-of-care technology that can improve the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of malaria. They are an increasingly common diagnostic tool, but concerns re...

    Authors: Matthew R. Boyce, Diana Menya, Elizabeth L. Turner, Jeremiah Laktabai and Wendy Prudhomme-O’Meara

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:206

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  7. Content type: Research

    Limited qualitative research has been performed in India to investigate views and behaviours of pregnant women regarding malaria despite the threat of malaria-related adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes. To...

    Authors: Lora Sabin, Evan M. S. Hecht, Mohamad I. Brooks, Mrigendra P. Singh, Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, Abanish Rizal, Blair J. Wylie, Philip A. Bondzie, Matthew Banos, Jordan Tuchman, Neeru Singh and Davidson H. Hamer

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:207

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  8. Content type: Research

    Environmental factors such as temperature, relative humidity and their daily variation influence a range of mosquito life history traits and hence, malaria transmission. The standard way of characterizing envi...

    Authors: Shalu Thomas, Sangamithra Ravishankaran, N. A. Johnson Amala Justin, Aswin Asokan, T. Maria Jusler Kalsingh, Manu Thomas Mathai, Neena Valecha, Jacqui Montgomery, Matthew B. Thomas and Alex Eapen

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:201

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  9. Content type: Research

    This paper examines the impact of the scale-up of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) on routine clinical diagnosis procedures for febrile illness in primary healthcare settings in Papua New Guinea.

    Authors: Justin Pulford, Serah Kurumop, Ivo Mueller, Peter M. Siba and Manuel W. Hetzel

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:202

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  10. Content type: Research

    Nigeria commenced a phased programmatic deployment of rapid diagnostic tests (RDT) at the primary health care (PHC) facility levels since 2011. Despite various efforts, the national testing rate for malaria is...

    Authors: Olugbenga A. Mokuolu, Olufemi O. Ajumobi, Godwin N. Ntadom, Olanrewaju T. Adedoyin, Alero A. Roberts, Chimere O. Agomo, Kate U. Edozieh, Henrietta U. Okafor, Robinson D. Wammanda, Friday A. Odey, Ibrahim K. Maikore, Olatayo O. Abikoye, Adekunle D. Alabi, Chiomah Amajoh and Bala M. Audu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:200

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  11. Content type: Research

    Despite the availability of effective malaria vector control intervention tools, implementation of control programmes in Nigeria is challenged by inadequate entomological surveillance data. This study was desi...

    Authors: Adedayo O. Oduola, Abiodun Obembe, Olukayode J. Adelaja, Adeniyi K. Adeneye, Joel Akilah and Taiwo S. Awolola

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:193

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  12. Content type: Research

    In Thailand, artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) has been used to treat uncomplicated falciparum malaria since 1995. Unfortunately, artemisinin resistance has been reported from Thailand and other Sout...

    Authors: Thunyapit Thita, Pimrat Jadsri, Jarupatr Thamkhantho, Toon Ruang-areerate, Nantana Suwandittakul, Naruemon Sitthichot, Kittiya Mahotorn, Peerapan Tan-ariya and Mathirut Mungthin

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:197

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  13. Content type: Research

    Pyronaridine–artesunate is a novel artemisinin-based combination therapy. The efficacy and safety of pyronaridine–artesunate were compared with artemether–lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodiu...

    Authors: Johanna M. Roth, Patrick Sawa, Nicodemus Makio, George Omweri, Victor Osoti, Selpha Okach, Felix Choy, Henk D. F. H. Schallig and Pètra Mens

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:199

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  14. Content type: Research

    The Anopheles gambiae sensu lato (s.l.) and Anopheles funestus s.l. species complexes contain the most important malaria vectors in Africa. Within the An. funestus group of at least 11 African species, the vector...

    Authors: Joel Mouatcho, Anthony J. Cornel, Yael Dahan-Moss, Lizette L. Koekemoer, Maureen Coetzee and Leo Braack

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:195

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  15. Content type: Research

    Zanthoxylum acanthopodium has insecticidal effect in Chinese traditional medicine. In this study, the essential oil from the dried Zanthoxylum plant was used as a larvicidal compound against the malaria mosquitoe...

    Authors: Qi He, Wenxia Wang and Liang Zhu

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:194

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  16. Content type: Methodology

    A number of recent malaria studies have used identity by descent (IBD) to study epidemiological processes relevant to malaria control. In this paper, a software package, hmmIBD, is introduced for estimating pa...

    Authors: Stephen F. Schaffner, Aimee R. Taylor, Wesley Wong, Dyann F. Wirth and Daniel E. Neafsey

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:196

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  17. Content type: Research

    Cerebral malaria (CM) is a fatal complication of Plasmodium infection, mostly affecting children under the age of five in the sub-Saharan African region. CM pathogenesis remains incompletely understood, although ...

    Authors: Amy Cohen, Anna Zinger, Natalia Tiberti, Georges E. R. Grau and Valery Combes

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:192

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  18. Content type: Research

    Difficulties to disentangle the protective versus exposure role of anti-malarial antibodies hamper the identification of clinically-relevant immune targets. Here, factors affecting maternal IgG and IgMs against P...

    Authors: Alfredo Mayor, Carlota Dobaño, Augusto Nhabomba, Caterina Guinovart, Alfons Jiménez, Maria Nelia Manaca, Ruth Aguilar, Arnoldo Barbosa, Mauricio H. Rodríguez, Pau Cisteró, Lazaro M. Quimice, Clara Menéndez, John J. Aponte, Jaume Ordi, Chetan E. Chitnis and Pedro L. Alonso

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:182

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  19. Content type: Research

    Increased susceptibility to malaria during pregnancy is not completely understood. Cellular immune responses mediate both pathology and immunity but the effector responses involved in these processes have not ...

    Authors: Carlota Dobaño, Tamara Berthoud, Maria Nelia Manaca, Augusto Nhabomba, Caterina Guinovart, Ruth Aguilar, Arnoldo Barbosa, Penny Groves, Mauricio H. Rodríguez, Alfons Jimenez, Lazaro M. Quimice, John J. Aponte, Jaume Ordi, Denise L. Doolan, Alfredo Mayor and Pedro L. Alonso

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:177

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  20. Content type: Research

    Malaria the first causes of death from parasitic infection worldwide. Interventions to reduce the burden of malaria have produced a tremendous drop in malaria morbidity and mortality. However, progress is slow...

    Authors: Nsengi Y. Ntamabyaliro, Christian Burri, Didier B. Nzolo, Aline B. Engo, Yves N. Lula, Samuel M. Mampunza, Célestin N. Nsibu, Gauthier K. Mesia, Jean-Marie N. Kayembe, Joris L. Likwela, Leon M. Kintaudi and Gaston L. Tona

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:189

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  21. Content type: Research

    Early detection is crucial for the effective treatment of malaria, particularly in those cases infected with Plasmodium falciparum. There is a need for diagnostic devices with the capacity to distinguish P. falci...

    Authors: Kelly-Anne Frith, Ronen Fogel, J. P. Dean Goldring, Robert G. E. Krause, Makobetsa Khati, Heinrich Hoppe, Mary E. Cromhout, Meesbah Jiwaji and Janice L. Limson

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:191

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  22. Content type: Research

    Plasmodium falciparum is the deadliest strain of malaria and the mortality rate is increasing because of pathogen drug resistance. Increasing knowledge of the parasite life cycle and mechanism of infection may pr...

    Authors: Rebecca C. Gilson, Robert J. Deissler, Richard F. Bihary, William C. Condit, Mary E. Thompson, D’Arbra Blankenship, Kerry O. Grimberg, Robert W. Brown and Brian T. Grimberg

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:190

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  23. Content type: Research

    There are potentials of a malaria vaccine being developed sooner than expected. While focus is more on the development of a vaccine, less attention has been paid on the extent to which such vaccines could be w...

    Authors: Uchechukwu M. Chukwuocha, Peter C. Okorie, Gregory N. Iwuoha, Sally N. Ibe, Ikechukwu N. Dozie and Bertram E. Nwoke

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:187

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  24. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1], it came to the authors’ attention that the primers mentioned in Table 1 for the amplification of the pvcrt-o gene of Plasmodium vivax are not the ones actually used ...

    Authors: Lemu Golassa, Berhanu Erko, Frederick N. Baliraine, Abraham Aseffa and Göte Swedberg

    Citation: Malaria Journal 2018 17:188

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    The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2015 14:164

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