Recent News

Nov 15, 2018

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Nov 15, 2018

Antibiotic use in Scotland
Drug-resistant malaria in India
Sep 12, 2018

News Scan for Sep 12, 2018

Nigeria assist for UK monkeypox
Measles and public health cuts
Global Fund disease progress
Seqirus cell-based flu vaccine
Sep 10, 2018

News Scan for Sep 10, 2018

Saudi MERS case
Accessible antimicrobial resistance data
New malaria drug trial
Jul 24, 2018

News Scan for Jul 24, 2018

Dengue in pregnancy
Rift Valley fever in Uganda
FDA approves malaria drug
Jun 20, 2018

News Scan for Jun 20, 2018

New suspected Ebola cases
Modified malaria mosquitoes
Jun 08, 2018

News Scan for Jun 08, 2018

Salmonella from backyard poultry
Melon-linked Salmonella
Polio in Pakistan
Nipah research priorities
Malaria treatment safety
May 08, 2018
Anopheles mosquito

Study shows malaria parasite collects in bone marrow

In addition to circulating in blood, Plasmodium vivax is now known to accumulate in bone marrow.

May 01, 2018

News Scan for May 01, 2018

Global health funding
Serratia marcescens outbreak
Marmoset model for Zika
Apr 30, 2018

News Scan for Apr 30, 2018

Universal flu vaccine funds
Pneumococcal vaccine failure
Saudi MERS deaths
Hospital-acquired malaria
Aspergillosis burden
Apr 25, 2018
Malaria mosquito net

Malaria studies show benefit of mass treatment, methylene blue

On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abong'o B, Yu X, Donnelly MJ, et al. Host decoy trap (HDT) with cattle odour is highly effective for collection of exhophagic malaria vectors. Parasit Vectors 2018 Oct 15;11:533

Accrombessi M, Fievet N, Yovo E, et al. Prevalence and associated risk factors of malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy: a pre-conceptional cohort study in Benin. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 8)

Aguas R, Maude RJ, Gomes MGM, et al. Infectivity of chronic malaria infections and its consequences for control and elimination. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 10)

Amato R, Pearson RD, Almagro-Garcia J, et al. Origins of the current outbreak of multidrug-resistant malaria in southeast Asia: a retrospective genetic study. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 1)

Arinaitwe E, Dorsey G, Nankabirwa JI, et al. Association between recent overnight travel and risk of malaria: a prospective cohort study at three sites in Uganda. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 4)

Aung NM, Nyein PP, Htut TY, et al. Antibiotic therapy in adults with malaria (ANTHEM): high rate of clinically significant bacteremia in hospitalized adults diagnosed with falciparum malaria. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Sep;99(3):688-96

Ballard SB, Salinger A, Arguin PM, et al. Updated CDC recommendations for using artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in pregnant women in the United States. MMWR 2018 Apr 13;67(14):424-31

Bastaki H, Carter J, Marston L, et al. Time delays in the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in non-endemic countries: a systematic review. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 7)

Betson M, Clifford S, Stanton M, et al. Emergence of non-falciparum Plasmodium infection despite regular artemisinin combination therapy in a 18-month longitudinal study of Ugandan children and their mothers. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 6)

Canelas T, Ribeiro H, Castillo-Salgado C. Analyzing the local epidemiological profile of malaria transmission in the Brazilian Amazon between 2010 and 2015. PLoS Curr 2018 Mar 27

Chan XHS, Win YN, Mawer LJ, et al. Risk of sudden unexplained death after use of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria: a systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 7)

Cheaveau J, Nguyen H, Chow B, et al. Clinical validation of a commercial LAMP test for ruling out malaria in returning travelers: a prospective diagnostic trial. Open Forum Infect Dis 2018 (published online Oct 12)

Chu CS, Phyo AP, Lwin KM, et al. Comparison of the cumulative efficacy and safety of chloroquine, artesunate, and chloroquine-primaquine in Plasmodium vivax malaria. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 8)

Chu CS, Phyo AP, Turner C, et al. Chloroquine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine with standard high dose primaquine given either for 7 days or 14 days in Plasmodium vivax malaria. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 24)

Das D, Grais RF, Okiro EA, et al. Complex interactions between malaria and malnutrition: a systematic literature review. BMC Med 2018 Oct 29;16:186

De Moraes CM, Wanjiku C, Stanczyk NM, et al. Volatile biomarkers of symptomatic and asymptomatic malaria infection in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2018 (published online May 14)

Deng C, Huang B, Wang Q, et al. Large-scale artemisinin-piperaquine mass drug administration with or without primaquine dramatically reduces malaria in a highly endemic region of Africa. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 24)

Dharmawardena P, Rodrigo C, Mendis K, et al. Response of imported malaria patients to antimalarial medicines in Sri Lanka following malaria elimination. PLoS One 2017 Nov 28;12(11):e0188613

Dicko A, Roh ME, Diawara H, et al. Efficacy and safety of primaquine and methylene blue for prevention of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Mali: a phase 2, single-blind, randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 8)

Divala TH, Mungwira RG, Mawindo PM, et al. Chloroquine as weekly chemoprophylaxis or intermittent treatment to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Malawi: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Sep 5)

Ebenebe JC, Ntadom G, Ambe J, et al. Efficacy of artemisinin-based combination treatments of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in under-five-year-old Nigerian children ten years following adoption as first-line antimalarials. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Sep;99(3):649-64

Feng J, Tu H, Zhang L, et al. Mapping transmission foci to eliminate malaria in the People's Republic of China, 2010-2015: a retrospective analysis. BMC Infect Dis 2018 Mar 7;18:115

Galatas B, Marti-Soler H, Nhamussua L, et al. Dynamics of afebrile Plasmodium falciparum infections in Mozambican men. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 13)

Gies S, Diallo S, Roberts SA, et al. Effects of weekly iron and folic acid supplements on malaria risk in nulliparous women in Burkina Faso: a periconceptional double-blind randomized controlled non-inferiority trial. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 4)

Gilder ME, Hanpithakphong W, Hoglund RM, et al. Primaquine pharmacokinetics in lactating women and breastfed infant exposures. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 24)

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