Recent News

Sep 21, 2017

News Scan for Sep 21, 2017

H3N2v flu in fairgoers
Flu vaccine in low-income nations
EU malaria transmission
Sep 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Sep 21, 2017

MDR malaria spread
Pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
New US Candida auris cases
Sep 14, 2017

News Scan for Sep 14, 2017

Flu vaccines and birth outcomes
Mixed results for malaria vaccine
Avian flu outbreaks
Vaccines and autism
Viruses in semen
Sep 13, 2017

News Scan for Sep 13, 2017

Malaria drug show promise
Global Fund and lives saved
Sep 08, 2017

News Scan for Sep 08, 2017

ESBL-E in pregnant women
Antimicrobial resistance in Southeast Asia
Malaria infection trial launch
Aug 21, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 21, 2017

MCR-1 in Dutch chicken
Residents' prescribing
Trial for new antimalarial
Alternatives to carbapenems
Aug 08, 2017

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Aug 08, 2017

Rapid diagnostic tests for malaria
Carbapenem restriction in Saudi hospital
Educational ASP in Spain
Aug 01, 2017

News Scan for Aug 01, 2017

Avian flu on 3 continents
Aerosols and infection risk
Fetal sex as malaria risk factor
Cholera in Yemen
Jul 17, 2017

Vector-borne Disease Scan for Jul 17, 2017

Zika-linked eye defects
Malaria elimination funding
Chikungunya in the Americas
Jul 10, 2017

News Scan for Jul 10, 2017

Cholera outbreaks expand
Tick-borne diseases in US
Zika and HIV co-infection
Chikungunya in the Americas

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abreha T, Hwang J, Thriemer K, et al. Comparison of artemether-lumefantrine and chloroquine with and without primaquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax infection in Ethiopia: a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Med 2017 May 16;14(5):e1002299

Adam I, Salih MM, Mohmmed AA, et al. Pregnant women carrying female fetuses are at higher risk of placental malaria infection. PLoS One 2017 Jul 28;12(7):e0182394

Alout H, Roche B, Dabire RK, et al. Consequences of insecticide resistance on malaria transmission. PLoS Pathog 2017 Sep 7;13(9):e1006499

Antinori S, Corona A, Castelli A, et al. Severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the intensive care unit: a 6-year experience in Milano, Italy. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 26)

Ataide R, Powell R, Moore K, et al. Declining transmission and immunity to malaria and emerging artemisinin resistance in Thailand: a longitudinal study. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 3)

Barber BE, Grigg MJ, William T, et al. Effects of aging on parasite biomass, inflammation, endothelial activation, microvascular dysfunction and disease severity in Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium falciparum malaria. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 19)

Brasil P, Zalis MG, de Pina-Costa A, et al. Outbreak of human malaria caused by Plasmodium simium in the Atlantic Forest in Rio de Janeiro: a molecular epidemiological investigation. Lancet Glob Health 2017 (published online Aug 31)

Brasil P, Zalis MG, de Pina-Costa A, et al. Plasmodium simium causing human malaria: a zoonosis without break potential in the Rio de Janeiro Brazilian Atlantic forest. bioRxiv 2017 Mar 29

Bruxvoort KJ, Leurent B, Chandler CIR, et al. The impact of introducing malaria rapid diagnostic tests on fever case management: a synthesis of ten studies from the ACT Consortium. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Aug 7)

Busula AO, Bousema T, Mweresa CK, et al. Gametocytemia and attractiveness of Plasmodium falciparum-infected Kenyan children to Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 13)

Churcher TS, Sinden RE, Edwards NJ, et al. Probability of transmission of malaria from mosquito to human is regulated by mosquito parasite density in naive and vaccinated hosts. PLoS Pathog 2017 Jan 12;13(1):e1006108

Conrad MD, Mota D, Foster M, et al. Impact of intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy on Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance-mediating polymorphisms in Uganda. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 22)

Dellicour S, Sevene E, McGready R, et al. First-trimester artemisinin derivatives and quinine treatments and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in Africa and Asia: a meta-analysis of observational studies. PLoS One 2017 May 2;14(5):e1002290

Gething PW, Casey DC, Weiss DJ, et al. Mapping Plasmodium falciparum mortality in Africa between 1990 and 2015. N Engl J Med 2016 Dec 22;375(25):2435-45

Grigg MJ, William T, Barber BE, et al. Artemether-lumefantrine versus chloroquine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium knowlesi malaria (CANKNOW): an open-label randomized controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 4)

Gutman J, Kovacs S, Dorsey G, et al. Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of repeated doses of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for prevention and treatment of malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 (published online Nov 16)

Hoglund RM, Workman L, Edstein MD, et al. Population pharmacokinetic properties of piperaquine in falciparum malaria: an individual participant data meta-analysis. PLoS Med 2017 Jan 10;14(1):e1002212

Imwong M, Hien TT, Thuy-Nhien NT, et al. Spread of a single multidrug resistant malaria parasite lineage (PfPailin) to Vietnam. (Letter) Lancet Infect Dis 2017 Oct;17(10):1022-3

Imwong M, Suwannasin K, Kunasol C, et al. The spread of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Greater Mekong Subregion: a molecular epidemiology observational study. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 1)

Khuu D, Eberhard ML, Bristow BN, et al. Malaria-related hospitalizations in the United States, 2000-2014. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 (published online Apr 24)

Killeen GF, Masalu JP, Chinula D, et al. Control of malaria vector mosquitoes by insecticide-treated combinations of window screens and eave baffles. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Mar 23)

Koita OA, Sangare L, Miller HD, et al. AQ-13, an investigational antimalarial, versus artemether plus lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a randomised, phase 2, non-inferiority clinical trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 12)

Kolifarhood G, Raeisi A, Ranjbar M, et al. Prophylactic efficacy of primaquine for preventing Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax parasitaemia in travelers: a meta-analysis and systematic review. Travel Med Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 24)

Kublin JG, Mikolajczak SA, Sack BK, et al. Complete attenuation of genetically engineered Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites in human subjects. Sci Transl Med 2017 Jan 4;9(371)

Kwenti TE, Kwenti TDB, Latz A, et al. Epidemiological and clinical profile of paediatric malaria: a cross sectional study performed on febrile children in five epidemiological strata of malaria in Cameroon. BMC Infect Dis 2017 Jul 17;17:499

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