MALARIA

        Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

8053.   Banumathy G, Singh V, Pavithra SR, Tatu U. Heat shock protein 90 function is essential for Plasmodium falciparum growth in human erythrocytes. J Biol Chem. 2003 May 16;278(20):18336-45. Epub 2003 Feb 12.

8054.   Church DL, Lichtenfeld A, Elsayed S, Kuhn S, Gregson DB. A regional centralized microbiology service in Calgary for the rapid diagnosis of malaria. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Jun;127(6):687-93.

8055.   Day N. Malaria and the blood film.Trop Doct. 2003 Apr;33(2):65. 

8056.   Gilberger TW, Thompson JK, Triglia T, Good RT, Duraisingh MT, Cowman AF. A novel erythrocyte binding antigen-175 paralogue from Plasmodium falciparum defines a new trypsin-resistant receptor on human erythrocytes. J Biol Chem. 2003 Apr 18;278(16):14480-6. Epub 2003 Jan 29.

8057.   Hora B, Chauhan VS. Malaria vaccines: targets and strategies. Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad Pt B 2002, 68(1), 233-59.

8058.   Iqbal J, Muneer A, Khalid N, Ahmed MA. Performance of the OptiMAL test for malaria diagnosis among suspected malaria patients at the rural health centers. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 May;68(5):624-8.

8059.   Lochhead J, Movaffaghy A, Falsini B, Winstanley PA, Mberu EK, Riva CE, Molyneux ME, Taylor TE, Harding SP. The effect of quinine on the electroretinograms of children with pediatric cerebral malaria. J Infect Dis. 2003 Apr 15;187(8):1342-5. Epub 2003 Apr 02.

8060.   Makani J, Matuja W, Liyombo E, Snow RW, Marsh K, Warrell DA. Admission diagnosis of cerebral malaria in adults in an endemic area of Tanzania: implications and clinical description. QJM. 2003 May;96(5):355-62.

8061.   Moore DA, Jennings RM, Doherty TF, Lockwood DN, Chiodini PL, Wright SG, Whitty CJ.  Assessing the severity of malaria. BMJ. 2003 Apr 12;326(7393):808-9. Review.

8062.   Mwatha JK, Jones FM, Mohamed G, Naus CW, Riley EM, Butterworth AE, Kimani G, Kariuki CH, Ouma JH, Koech D, Dunne DW. Associations between anti-Schistosoma mansoni and anti-Plasmodium falciparum antibody responses and hepatosplenomegaly, in Kenyan schoolchildren. J Infect Dis. 2003 Apr 15;187(8):1337-41. Epub 2003 Apr 02.

8063.   Rogerson SJ, Mkundika P, Kanjala MK. Diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria at delivery: comparison of blood film preparation methods and of blood films with histology. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Apr;41(4):1370-4.

8064.   Singh H, Sen R, Singh S, Siwach SB, Jagdish, Singh RM. Utility of intradermal smear in the diagnosis of malaria. Trop Doct. 2003 Apr;33(2):108-10.

 

 

Pathogenesis:

8065.   Ayisi JG, Branch OH, Rafi-Janajreh A, van Eijk AM, ter Kuile FO, Rosen DH, Kager PA, Lanar DE, Barbosa A, Kaslow D, Nahlen BL, Lal AA.   Does infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus affect the antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum antigenic determinants in asymptomatic pregnant women? J Infect. 2003 Apr;46(3):164-72.

8066.   Chang WL, Li J, Sun G, Chen HL, Specian RD, Berney SM, Granger DN, van der Heyde HC. P-selectin contributes to severe experimental malaria but is not required for leukocyte adhesion to brain microvasculature. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):1911-8.

8067.   Daubenberger CA, Diaz D, Curcic M, Mueller MS, Spielmann T, Certa U, Lipp J, Pluschke G.  Identification and characterization of a conserved, stage-specific gene product of Plasmodium falciparum recognized by parasite growth inhibitory antibodies. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):2173-81.

8068.   Gilberger TW, Thompson JK, Triglia T, Good RT, Duraisingh MT, Cowman AF. A novel erythrocyte binding antigen-175 paralogue from Plasmodium falciparum defines a new trypsin-resistant receptor on human erythrocytes. J Biol Chem. 2003 Apr 18;278(16):14480-6. Epub 2003 Jan 29.

8069.   Iqbal J, Muneer A, Khalid N, Ahmed MA. Performance of the OptiMAL test for malaria diagnosis among suspected malaria patients at the rural health centers. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 May;68(5):624-8.

8070.   Luckhart S, Crampton AL, Zamora R, Lieber MJ, Dos Santos PC, Peterson TM, Emmith N, Lim J, Wink DA, Vodovotz Y. Mammalian transforming growth factor beta1 activated after ingestion by Anopheles stephensi modulates mosquito immunity. Infect Immun. 2003 Jun;71(6):3000-9.

8071.   Mawili-Mboumba DP, Borrmann S, Cavanagh DR, McBride JS, Matsiegui PB, Missinou MA, Kremsner PG, Ntoumi F. Antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 and efficacy of amodiaquine in Gabonese children with P. falciparum malaria. J Infect Dis. 2003 Apr 1;187(7):1137-41. Epub 2003 Mar 13.

8072.   Naus CW, Jones FM, Satti MZ, Joseph S, Riley EM, Kimani G, Mwatha JK, Kariuki CH, Ouma JH, Kabatereine NB, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW. Serological responses among individuals in areas where both schistosomiasis and malaria are endemic: cross-reactivity between Schistosoma mansoni and Plasmodium falciparum. J Infect Dis. 2003 Apr 15;187(8):1272-82. Epub 2003 Apr 02.

8073.   Polley SD, Tetteh KK, Cavanagh DR, Pearce RJ, Lloyd JM, Bojang KA, Okenu DM, Greenwood BM, McBride JS, Conway DJ. Repeat sequences in block 2 of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 are targets of antibodies associated with protection from malaria. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):1833-42. 

8074.   Rogerson SJ, Mkundika P, Kanjala MK. Diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria at delivery: comparison of blood film preparation methods and of blood films with histology. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Apr;41(4):1370-4.

8075.   Serirom S, Raharjo WH, Chotivanich K, Loareesuwan S, Kubes P, Ho M.  Anti-adhesive effect of nitric oxide on Plasmodium falciparum cytoadherence under flow. Am J Pathol. 2003 May;162(5):1651-60.

8076.   Wrenger C, Muller S. Isocitrate dehydrogenase of Plasmodium falciparum. Eur J Biochem. 2003 Apr;270(8):1775-83.

Therapy:

8077.   Geerligs PP, Brabin B, Mkumbwa A, Broadhead R, Cuevas LE. The effect on haemoglobin of the use of iron cooking pots in rural Malawian households in an area with high malaria prevalence: a randomized trial. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Apr;8(4):310-5.

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