Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

9226.  Appawu MA, Bosompem KM, Dadzie S, McKakpo US, Anim-Baidoo I, Dykstra E, Szumlas DE, Rogers WO, Koram K, Fryauff DJ. Detection of malaria sporozoites by standard ELISA and VecTestTM dipstick assay in field-collected anopheline mosquitoes from a malaria endemic site in Ghana. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Nov;8(11):1012-7.

9227.  Gomez JC, McNamara DT, Bockarie MJ, Baird JK, Carlton JM, Zimmerman PA. Identification of a polymorphic Plasmodium vivax microsatellite marker. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Oct;69(4):377-9.

9228.  Lo Re V 3rd, Gluckman SJ. Fever in the returned traveler. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Oct 1;68(7):1343-50. Review.

9229.  McKenzie FE, Sirichaisinthop J, Miller RS, Gasser RA Jr, Wongsrichanalai C. Dependence of malaria detection and species diagnosis by microscopy on parasite density. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Oct;69(4):372-6.

9230.  Murdoch DR. Reporting studies of diagnostic accuracy. Wilderness Environ Med. 2003 Fall;14(3):211.

9231.  Murray CK, Bell D, Gasser RA, Wongsrichanalai C. Rapid diagnostic testing for malaria. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Oct;8(10):876-83. Review.

9232.  Planche T, Agbenyega T, Bedu-Addo G, Ansong D, Owusu-Ofori A, Micah F, Anakwa C, Asafo-Agyei E, Hutson A, Stacpoole PW, Krishna S. A prospective comparison of malaria with other severe diseases in African children: prognosis and optimization of management. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 1;37(7):890-7. Epub 2003 Sep 05.

9233.  Pongponratn E, Turner GD, Day NP, Phu NH, Simpson JA, Stepniewska K, Mai NT, Viriyavejakul P, Looareesuwan S, Hien TT, Ferguson DJ, White NJ. An ultrastructural study of the brain in fatal Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Oct;69(4):345-59.

9234.  Rodrigues S.  Usefulness of quantitative buffy coat blood parasite detection system in the diagnosis of Malaria.  Indian J med Microbiol 2002; 20(3): 170.

9235.  Suguitan AL Jr, Leke RG, Fouda G, Zhou A, Thuita L, Metenou S, Fogako J, Megnekou R, Taylor DW. Changes in the levels of chemokines and cytokines in the placentas of women with Plasmodium falciparum malaria. J Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 1;188(7):1074-82. Epub 2003 Sep 23.

9236.  Torres-Velez FJ, Nace EK, Won KY, Bartlett J, Eberhard M, Guarner J. Development of an immunohistochemical assay for the detection of babesiosis in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue samples. Am J Clin Pathol. 2003 Dec;120(6):833-8.

9237.  Venkataraman S. Diagnosis and management of cerebral malaria.  Neurosci Today 2003; 7(2): 70-8.


9238.  Abdel-Latif MS, Dietz K, Issifou S, Kremsner PG, Klinkert MQ. Antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum rifin proteins are associated with rapid parasite clearance and asymptomatic infections. Infect Immun. 2003 Nov;71(11):6229-33.

9239.  Braun N, Marfo Y, Von Gartner C, Burchard GD, Zipfel PF, Browne NE, Fleischer B, Broker BM. CTLA-4 positive T cells in contrast to procalcitonin plasma levels discriminate between severe and uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Ghanaian children. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Nov;8(11):1018-24.

9240.  Decuypere S, Elinck E, Van Overmeir C, Talisuna AO, D'Alessandro U, Dujardin JC. Pathogen genotyping in polyclonal infections: application of a fluorogenic polymerase-chain-reaction assay in malaria. J Infect Dis. 2003 Oct 15;188(8):1245-9. Epub 2003 Oct 06.

9241.  Duffy PE, Fried M. Antibodies that inhibit Plasmodium falciparum adhesion to chondroitin sulfate A are associated with increased birth weight and the gestational age of newborns. Infect Immun. 2003 Nov;71(11):6620-3.

9242.  Loizou S, Singh S, Wypkema E, Asherson RA. Anticardiolipin, anti-beta(2)-glycoprotein I and antiprothrombin antibodies in black South African patients with infectious disease. Ann Rheum Dis. 2003 Nov;62(11):1106-11.

9243.  Merckx A, Le Roch K, Nivez MP, Dorin D, Alano P, Gutierrez GJ, Nebreda AR, Goldring D, Whittle C, Patterson S, Chakrabarti D, Doerig C.  Identification and initial characterization of three novel cyclin-related proteins of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. J Biol Chem. 2003 Oct 10;278(41):39839-50. Epub 2003 Jul 17.

9244.  Mockenhaupt FP, Ehrhardt S, Eggelte TA, Markert M, Anemana S, Otchwemah R, Bienzle U. Plasmodium falciparum multiplicity correlates with anaemia in symptomatic malaria. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Oct;8(10):857-9.

9245.  Rathore D, Hrstka SC, Sacci JB Jr, De la Vega P, Linhardt RJ, Kumar S, McCutchan TF. Molecular mechanism of host specificity in Plasmodium falciparum infection: role of circumsporozoite protein. J Biol Chem. 2003 Oct 17;278(42):40905-10. Epub 2003 Aug 06.


9246.  Kilama WL. Malaria vaccines in Africa. Acta Trop. 2003 Oct;88(2):153-9.


9247.  Seyoum A, Killeen GF, Kabiru EW, Knols BG, Hassanali A. Field efficacy of thermally expelled or live potted repellent plants against African malaria vectors in western Kenya. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Nov;8(11):1005-11.

9248.  Tuck JJ, Green AD, Roberts KI. A malaria outbreak following a British military deployment to Sierra Leone. J Infect. 2003 Oct;47(3):225-30.