MALARIA

January, 2004

Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

8581.     Chaorattanakawee S, Natalang O, Hananantachai H, Nacher M, Brockman A, Krudsood S, Looareesuwan S, Patarapotikul J. Storage duration and polymerase chain reaction detection of Plasmodium falciparum from blood spots on filter paper. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jul;69(1):42-4.

8582.      Charrin S, Le Naour F, Labas V, Billard M, Le Caer JP, Emile JF, Petit MA, Boucheix C, Rubinstein E. EWI-2 is a new component of the tetraspanin web in hepatocytes and lymphoid cells. Biochem J. 2003 Jul 15;373(Pt 2):409-21.

8583.      Chattopadhyay R, Rathore D, Fujioka H, Kumar S, de la Vega P, Haynes D, Moch K, Fryauff D, Wang R, Carucci DJ, Hoffman SL. PfSPATR, a Plasmodium falciparum protein containing an altered thrombospondin type I repeat domain is expressed at several stages of the parasite life cycle and is the target of inhibitory antibodies. J Biol Chem. 2003 Jul 11;278(28):25977-81. Epub 2003 Apr 25.

8584.      Esamai F, Ernerudh J, Janols H, Welin S, Ekerfelt C, Mining S, Forsberg P. Cerebral malaria in children: serum and cerebrospinal fluid TNF-alpha and TGF-beta levels and their relationship to clinical outcome. J Trop Pediatr. 2003 Aug;49(4):216-23.

8585.      Gupta BD, Makwana M, Dhawan M, Maheshwari RK, Arora AK, Parakh M. Malaria: immunity and immunopathology.  Paediat Today 2002; 5(8): 455-62.

8586.      Iqbal J, Hira PR, Al-Ali F, Khalid N, Sher A. Modified Giemsa staining for rapid diagnosis of malaria infection. Med Princ Pract. 2003 Jul-Sep;12(3):156-9.

8587.      Madeira L, DeMarco R, Gazarini ML, Verjovski-Almeida S, Garcia CR. Human malaria parasites display a receptor for activated C kinase ortholog. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003 Jul 11;306(4):995-1001.

8588.      Medana IM, Day NP, Salahifar-Sabet H, Stocker R, Smythe G, Bwanaisa L, Njobvu A, Kayira K, Turner GD, Taylor TE, Hunt NH. Metabolites of the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan metabolism in the cerebrospinal fluid of Malawian children with malaria. J Infect Dis. 2003 Sep 15;188(6):844-9. Epub 2003 Sep 09.

8589.      Park SK, Lee KW, Hong SH, Kim DS, Lee JH, Jeon BH, Kim WS, Shin HJ, An SH, Park H. Development and evaluation of an immunochromatographic kit for the detection of antibody to Plasmodium vivax infection in South Korea. Yonsei Med J. 2003 Aug 30;44(4):747-50.

8590.      Sarker CB, Momen A, Jamal MF, Siddiqui NI, Siddiqui FM, Chowdhury KS, Rahman S, Talukder SI. Immunochromatographic (rK39) strip test in the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in Bangladesh. Mymensingh Med J. 2003 Jul;12(2):93-7.

8591.      Suh IB, Choi HK, Lee SW, Woo SK, Kang HY, Won YD, Cho M, Lim CS. Reactivity of sera from cases of Plasmodium vivax malaria towards three recombinant antigens based on the surface proteins of the parasite. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2003 Jul;97(5):481-7.

Pathogenesis:

8592.      Basco LK. Molecular epidemiology of malaria in Cameroon. XVII. Baseline monitoring of atovaquone-resistant Plasmodium falciparum by in vitro drug assays and cytochrome b gene sequence analysis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Aug;69(2):179-83.

8593.      Costa FT, Fusai T, Parzy D, Sterkers Y, Torrentino M, Douki JB, Traore B, Petres S, Scherf A, Gysin J. Immunization with recombinant duffy binding-like-gamma3 induces pan-reactive and adhesion-blocking antibodies against placental chondroitin sulfate A-binding Plasmodium falciparum parasites. J Infect Dis. 2003 Jul 1;188(1):153-64. Epub 2003 Jun 23.

8594.      Creasey AM, Staalsoe T, Raza A, Arnot DE, Rowe JA. Nonspecific immunoglobulin M binding and chondroitin sulfate A binding are linked phenotypes of Plasmodium falciparum isolates implicated in malaria during pregnancy. Infect Immun. 2003 Aug;71(8):4767-71.

8595.      Hudson Keenihan SN, Ratiwayanto S, Soebianto S, Krisin, Marwoto H, Krishnegowda G, Gowda DC, Bangs MJ, Fryauff DJ, Richie TL, Kumar S, Baird JK. Age-dependent impairment of IgG responses to glycosylphosphatidylinositol with equal exposure to Plasmodium falciparum among Javanese migrants to Papua, Indonesia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Jul;69(1):36-41.

8596.      Ismaili J, van der Sande M, Holland MJ, Sambou I, Keita S, Allsopp C, Ota MO, McAdam KP, Pinder M. Plasmodium falciparum infection of the placenta affects newborn immune responses. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Sep;133(3):414-21.

8597.      Jensen AT, Zornig HD, Buhmann C, Salanti A, Koram KA, Riley EM, Theander TG, Hviid L, Staalsoe T. Lack of gender-specific antibody recognition of products from domains of a var gene implicated in pregnancy-associated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Infect Immun. 2003 Jul;71(7):4193-6.

8598.      Omodeo-Sale F, Motti A, Basilico N, Parapini S, Olliaro P, Taramelli D.  Accelerated senescence of human erythrocytes cultured with Plasmodium falciparum. Blood. 2003 Jul 15;102(2):705-11. Epub 2003 Mar 20.

8599.      Osier FH, Berkley JA, Ross A, Sanderson F, Mohammed S, Newton CR. Abnormal blood glucose concentrations on admission to a rural Kenyan district hospital: prevalence and outcome. Arch Dis Child. 2003 Jul;88(7):621-5.

8600.      Pearson RD. HIV (AIDS), maternal malaria and prolactin. AIDS. 2003 Sep 5;17(13):2002-3.

Vaccines:

8601.      Vargas LE, Parra CA, Salazar LM, Guzman F, Pinto M, Patarroyo ME. MHC allele-specific binding of a malaria peptide makes it become promiscuous on fitting a glycine residue into pocket 6. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003 Jul 18;307(1):148-56.

Therapy:

8602. Portela C, Afonso CM, Pinto MM, Ramos MJ. Receptor-drug association studies in the inhibition of the hematin aggregation process of malaria. FEBS Lett. 2003 Jul 17;547(1-3):217-22.

April, 2004  

     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.

Pathogenesis:

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.

Vaccines:

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

Therapy:

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.  

July, 2004  

    Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

9940.  Casey GJ, Ginny M, Uranoli M, Mueller I, Reeder JC, Genton B, Cowman AF. Molecular analysis of Plasmodium falciparum from drug treatment failure patients in Papua New Guinea. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;70(3):251-5.

9941.  Casey JL, Coley AM, Anders RF, Murphy VJ, Humberstone KS, Thomas AW, Foley M.  Antibodies to malaria peptide mimics inhibit Plasmodium falciparum invasion of erythrocytes. Infect Immun. 2004 Feb;72(2):1126-34.

9942.  Farcas GA, Zhong KJ, Mazzulli T, Kain KC. Evaluation of the RealArt Malaria LC real-time PCR assay for malaria diagnosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Feb;42(2):636-8.

9943.  Haddad D, Bilcikova E, Witney AA, Carlton JM, White CE, Blair PL, Chattopadhyay R, Russell J, Abot E, Charoenvit Y, Aguiar JC, Carucci DJ, Weiss WR. Novel antigen identification method for discovery of protective malaria antigens by rapid testing of DNA vaccines encoding exons from the parasite genome. Infect Immun. 2004 Mar;72(3):1594-602.

9944.  Patel DN, Pradeep P, Surti MM, Agarwal SB. Clinical manifestations of complicated malaria. J Indian Acad clin med 2003; 4(4): 323-31.

9945. Perandin F, Manca N, Calderaro A, Piccolo G, Galati L, Ricci L, Medici MC, Arcangeletti MC, Snounou G, Dettori G, Chezzi C. Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection of Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, and Plasmodium ovale for routine clinical diagnosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Mar;42(3):1214-9.

9946.  Ravindran R, Anam K, Bairagi BC, Saha B, Pramanik N, Guha SK, Goswami RP, Banerjee D, Ali N. Characterization of immunoglobulin G and its subclass response to Indian kala-azar infection before and after chemotherapy. Infect Immun. 2004 Feb;72(2):863-70.

9947.  Scopel KK, Fontes CJ, Nunes AC, Horta MF, Braga EM. High prevalence of Plamodium malariae infections in a Brazilian Amazon endemic area (Apiacas-Mato Grosso State) as detected by polymerase chain reaction. Acta Trop. 2004 Mar;90(1):61-4.

9948.  Shehata N, Kohli M, Detsky A. The cost-effectiveness of screening blood donors for malaria by PCR. Transfusion. 2004 Feb;44(2):217-28.

9949.  Taylor TE, Fu WJ, Carr RA, Whitten RO, Mueller JG, Fosiko NG, Lewallen S, Liomba NG, Molyneux ME. Differentiating the pathologies of cerebral malaria by postmortem parasite counts. Nat Med. 2004 Feb;10(2):143-5.

Pathogenesis:

9950.  Afrane YA, Klinkenberg E, Drechsel P, Owusu-Daaku K, Garms R, Kruppa T. Does irrigated urban agriculture influence the transmission of malaria in the city of Kumasi, Ghana? Acta Trop. 2004 Jan;89(2):125-34.

9951.  Basco LK, Tahar R, Escalante A. Molecular epidemiology of malaria in Cameroon. XVIII. Polymorphisms of the Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface antigen-2 gene in isolates from symptomatic patients. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;70(3):238-44.

9952.  Beeson JG, Brown GV. Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes demonstrate dual specificity for adhesion to hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate A and have distinct adhesive properties. J Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 15;189(2):169-79.

9953.  Blandin S, Shiao SH, Moita LF, Janse CJ, Waters AP, Kafatos FC, Levashina EA. Complement-like protein TEP1 is a determinant of vectorial capacity in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Cell. 2004 Mar 5;116(5):661-70.

9954.  Chaiyaroj SC, Rutta AS, Muenthaisong K, Watkins P, Na Ubol M, Looareesuwan S. Reduced levels of transforming growth factor-beta1, interleukin-12 and increased migration inhibitory factor are associated with severe malaria. Acta Trop. 2004 Feb;89(3):319-27.

9955.  Diatta AM, Marrama L, Tall A, Trape JF, Dieye A, Garraud O, Mercereau-Puijalon O, Perraut R. Relationship of binding of immunoglobulin G to Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes with parasite endemicity and antibody responses to conserved antigen in immune individuals. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2004 Jan;11(1):6-11.

9956.  Dondorp AM, Pongponratn E, White NJ. Reduced microcirculatory flow in severe falciparum malaria: pathophysiology and electron-microscopic pathology. Acta Trop. 2004 Feb;89(3):309-17. Review.

9957.  Kordai Sowa MP, Sharling L, Humphreys G, Cavanagh DR, Gregory WF, Fenn K, Creasey AM, Arnot DE. High throughput immuno-screening of cDNA expression libraries produced by in vitro recombination; exploring the Plasmodium falciparum proteome. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004 Feb;133(2):267-74.

9958.  Li X, Chen H, Oo TH, Daly TM, Bergman LW, Liu SC, Chishti AH, Oh SS. A co-ligand complex anchors Plasmodium falciparum merozoites to the erythrocyte invasion receptor band 3. J Biol Chem. 2004 Feb 13;279(7):5765-71.

9959.  Ohas EA, Adams JH, Waitumbi JN, Orago AS, Barbosa A, Lanar DE, Stoute JA.  Measurement of antibody levels against region II of the erythrocyte-binding antigen 175 of Plasmodium falciparum in an area of malaria holoendemicity in western Kenya. Infect Immun. 2004 Feb;72(2):735-41.

9960.  Okech BA, Corran PH, Todd J, Joynson-Hicks A, Uthaipibull C, Egwang TG, Holder AA, Riley EM. Fine specificity of serum antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein, PfMSP-1(19), predicts protection from malaria infection and high-density parasitemia. Infect Immun. 2004 Mar;72(3):1557-67.

9961.  Purdy E, Perry E, Gorlin J, Jensen K. Transfusion-transmitted malaria: unpreventable by current donor exclusion guidelines? Transfusion. 2004 Mar;44(3):464.

9962.  Wassmer SC, Lepolard C, Traore B, Pouvelle B, Gysin J, Grau GE. Platelets reorient Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocyte cytoadhesion to activated endothelial cells. J Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 15;189(2):180-9.

9963.  Winter G, Chen Q, Wahlgren M. Meeting report: the molecular background of severe and complicated malaria. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2004 Mar;134(1):37-41.

Vaccines:

9964.   McCarthy M. Preventing pregnancy malaria. Simple vaccines that stop parasites lodging in the placenta may save thousands of lives. Lancet. 2004 Jan 10;363(9403):132-3.

9965.   Moorthy VS, Good MF, Hill AV. Malaria vaccine developments. Lancet. 2004 Jan 10;363(9403):150-6. Review.

9966.   Nicholls H. Milking goats for malaria vaccine. Drug Discov Today. 2004 Mar 15;9(6):248.

9967.   Pinder M, Reece WH, Plebanski M, Akinwunmi P, Flanagan KL, Lee EA, Doherty T, Milligan P, Jaye A, Tornieporth N, Ballou R, McAdam KP, Cohen J, Hill AV.  Cellular immunity induced by the recombinant Plasmodium falciparum malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS02, in semi-immune adults in The Gambia.Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Feb;135(2):286-93.

Therapy:

9968. Adjuik M, Babiker A, Garner P, Olliaro P, Taylor W, White N; International Artemisinin Study Group. Artesunate combinations for treatment of malaria: meta-analysis. Lancet. 2004 Jan 3;363(9402):9-17.

9969. Attaran A, Barnes KI, Curtis C, d'Alessandro U, Fanello CI, Galinski MR, Kokwaro G, Looareesuwan S, Makanga M, Mutabingwa TK, Talisuna A, Trape JF, Watkins WM.  WHO, the Global Fund, and medical malpractice in malaria treatment. Lancet. 2004 Jan 17;363(9404):237-40. Review.

9970.  Barnes KI, Folb PI. Measuring resistance to malaria. S Afr Med J. 2004 Jan;94(1):36-7.

9971. Bregani ER, Tien TV, Cabibbe M, Figini G, Manenti F. Holter monitoring in children with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria during i.v. quinine treatment. J Trop Pediatr. 2004 Feb;50(1):61.

9972. Brown G, Torresi J, Flint S. Delayed onset of malaria--implications for chemoprophylaxis. N Engl J Med. 2004 Jan 8;350(2):195-7; author reply 195-7.

9973.  Cayley WE Jr. Mefloquine for preventing malaria in nonimmune adult travelers. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Feb 1;69(3):521-2. Review.

9974.  Duffy PE, Mutabingwa TK. Drug combinations for malaria: time to ACT? Lancet. 2004 Jan 3;363(9402):3-4.

9975.  Greenwood B. Treating malaria in Africa. BMJ. 2004 Mar 6;328(7439):534-5.

9976.  Hemingway J, Craig A. Parasitology. New ways to control malaria. Science. 2004 Mar 26;303(5666):1984-5.

9977.  Hotez PJ, Remme JH, Buss P, Alleyne G, Morel C, Breman JG. Combating tropical infectious diseases: report of the Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Project. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Mar 15;38(6):871-8.

9978.  Krishnan A, Karnad DR, Limaye U, Siddharth W. Cerebral venous and dural sinus  thrombosis in severe falciparum malaria. J Infect. 2004 Jan;48(1):86-90.

9979.  Leslie T, Rab MA, Ahmadzai H, Durrani N, Fayaz M, Kolaczinski J, Rowland M.  Compliance with 14-day primaquine therapy for radical cure of vivax malaria´┐Ża randomized placebo-controlled trial comparing unsupervised with supervised  treatment. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;98(3):168-73. 

9980.  McCarthy M. Preventing pregnancy malaria. Simple vaccines that stop parasites lodging in the placenta may save thousands of lives. Lancet. 2004 Jan 10;363(9403):132-3.

9981.  Myint HY, Tipmanee P, Nosten F, Day NP, Pukrittayakamee S, Looareesuwan S, White NJ. A systematic overview of published antimalarial drug trials. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Feb;98(2):73-81. Review. 

9982.  Pinder M, Reece WH, Plebanski M, Akinwunmi P, Flanagan KL, Lee EA, Doherty T, Milligan P, Jaye A, Tornieporth N, Ballou R, McAdam KP, Cohen J, Hill AV.   Cellular immunity induced by the recombinant Plasmodium falciparum malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS02, in semi-immune adults in The Gambia. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 Feb;135(2):286-93.

9983.  Satayavivad J, Watcharasit P, Khamkong P, Tuntawiroon J, Pavaro C, Ruchirawat S.  The pharmacodynamic study of a potent new antimalarial (MC1). Acta Trop. 2004 Feb;89(3):343-9.  

 October, 2004  

        Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

10563.  Basco LK. Molecular epidemiology of malaria in cameroon. XX. Experimental studies on various factors of in vitro drug sensitivity assays using fresh isolates of Plasmodium falciparum. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;70(5):474-80.

10564.  Brockman A, Singlam S, Phiaphun L, Looareesuwan S, White NJ, Nosten F. Field evaluation of a novel colorimetric method--double-site enzyme-linked lactate dehydrogenase immunodetection assay--to determine drug susceptibilities of Plasmodium falciparum clinical isolates from northwestern Thailand. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Apr;48(4):1426-9.

10565.  Calderaro A, Piccolo G, Zuelli C, Galati L, Ricci L, Perandin F, Dell'Anna ML, Arcangeletti MC, Medici MC, Manca N, Dettori G, Chezzi C. Evaluation of a new plate hybridization assay for the laboratory diagnosis of imported malaria in Italy. New Microbiol. 2004 Apr;27(2):163-71.

10566.  McGready R, Davison BB, Stepniewska K, Cho T, Shee H, Brockman A, Udomsangpetch R, Looareesuwan S, White NJ, Meshnick SR, Nosten F.  The effects of Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax infections on placental histopathology in an area of low malaria transmission. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Apr;70(4):398-407.

10567.  Mount AM, Mwapasa V, Elliott SR, Beeson JG, Tadesse E, Lema VM, Molyneux ME, Meshnick SR, Rogerson SJ. Impairment of humoral immunity to Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnancy by HIV infection. Lancet. 2004 Jun 5;363(9424):1860-7.

10568.  Nacher M, Carrara VI, Ashley E, McGready R, Hutagalung R, Nguen JV, Thwai KL, Looareesuwan S, Nosten F. Seasonal variation in hyperparasitaemia and gametocyte carriage in patients with Plasmodium falciparum malaria on the Thai-Burmese border. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;98(5):322-8.

10569.  Romagosa C, Menendez C, Ismail MR, Quinto L, Ferrer B, Alonso PL, Ordi J. Polarisation microscopy increases the sensitivity of hemozoin and Plasmodium detection in the histological assessment of placental malaria. Acta Trop. 2004 May;90(3):277-84.

10570.  Singer LM, Newman RD, Diarra A, Moran AC, Huber CS, Stennies G, Sirima SB, Konate A, Yameogo M, Sawadogo R, Barnwell JW, Parise ME.  Evaluation of a malaria rapid diagnostic test for assessing the burden of malaria during pregnancy. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;70(5):481-5. 

10571.  Ansari MA, Razdan RK. Operational feasibility and bio-efficacy of alphacypermethrin (Fendona) treated jute curtains to control urban malaria in a slum settlement of Delhi, India. Indian J Malar 2002; 39(3-4): 66-75.

10572.  Krishna BVS, Deshpande AR. Comparision between conventional and QBC methods for diagnosis of malaria. Indian J Path Microbiol 2003, 46(3), 517-20. Yasawardene SG, Lomonossoff GP, Ramasamy R. Expression and immunogenicity of malaria merozoite peptides displayed on the small coat protein of chimaeric cowpea mosaic virus. Indian J med Res 2003; 118(Sep): 115-24.

Pathogenesis:

10573.  Anya SE.  Seasonal variation in the risk and causes of maternal death in the Gambia: malaria appears to be an important factor. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;70(5):510-3.

10574.  Hay SI, Guerra CA, Tatem AJ, Noor AM, Snow RW. The global distribution and population at risk of malaria: past, present, and future. Lancet Infect Dis. 2004 Jun;4(6):327-36. Review.

10575.  Kiszewski A, Mellinger A, Spielman A, Malaney P, Sachs SE, Sachs J. A global index representing the stability of malaria transmission. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;70(5):486-98.

10576.  McCutchan TF, Grim KC, Li J, Weiss W, Rathore D, Sullivan M, Graczyk TK, Kumar S, Cranfield MR.  Measuring the effects of an ever-changing environment on malaria control. Infect Immun. 2004 Apr;72(4):2248-53. 

10577.  Mockenhaupt FP, Ehrhardt S, Otchwemah R, Eggelte TA, Anemana SD, Stark K, Bienzle U, Kohne E.  Limited influence of haemoglobin variants on Plasmodium falciparum msp1 and msp2 alleles in symptomatic malaria. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;98(5):302-10. 

10578.  Pearce JA, Triglia T, Hodder AN, Jackson DC, Cowman AF, Anders RF. Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 6 is a dimorphic antigen. Infect Immun. 2004 Apr;72(4):2321-8. 

10579.  Recker M, Nee S, Bull PC, Kinyanjui S, Marsh K, Newbold C, Gupta S. Transient cross-reactive immune responses can orchestrate antigenic variation in malaria. Nature. 2004 Jun 3;429(6991):555-8. 

10580.  Struik SS, Omer FM, Artavanis-Tsakonas K, Riley EM. Uninfected erythrocytes inhibit Plasmodium falciparum-induced cellular immune responses in whole-blood assays. Blood. 2004 Apr 15;103(8):3084-92.

Vaccines:

10581.  Walsh DS, Pichyangkul S, Gettayacamin M, Tongtawe P, Siegrist CA, Hansukjariya P, Kester KE, Holland CA, Voss G, Cohen J, Stewart AV, Miller RS, Ballou WR, Heppner DG Jr. Safety and immunogenicity of rts,s+trap malaria vaccine, formulated in the as02a adjuvant system, in infant rhesus monkeys. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;70(5):499-509.

Therapy:

10582.  Abdel-Muhsin AM, Mackinnon MJ, Ali E, Nassir el-KA, Suleiman S, Ahmed S, Walliker D, Babiker HA. Evolution of drug-resistance genes in Plasmodium falciparum in an area of seasonal malaria transmission in Eastern Sudan. J Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 1;189(7):1239-44.

10583.  Edwards G, Krishna S. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic issues in the treatment of parasitic infections. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2004 Apr;23(4):233-42. 

10584.  Sutanto I, Supriyanto S, Ruckert P, Purnomo, Maguire JD, Bangs MJ. Comparative efficacy of chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria and impact on gametocyte carriage rates in the East Nusatenggara province of Indonesia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 May;70(5):467-73.

10585.  Thomas F, Erhart A, D'Alessandro U. Can amodiaquine be used safely during pregnancy? Lancet Infect Dis. 2004 Apr;4(4):235-9. Review.

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