Malaria

Recent News

Nov 14, 2017

News Scan for Nov 14, 2017

Real-time resistance tracker
Salmonella in calves
Drug-resistant malaria controversy
Hepatitis A in California
Oct 11, 2017

News Scan for Oct 11, 2017

Saudi MERS case
New H5N1, H9N2 cases
Preoperative antibiotics
Acting HHS secretary
Malaria trends in Africa
Oct 03, 2017
Malaria parasite attaching to human blood cell

Researchers alter mosquitoes 2 ways to tackle malaria

Scientists manipulate mosquitoes' abilities to host the parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

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

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

AM J Trop Med Hyg. Evaluating the impact of malaria controls interventions in sub-Saharan Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg Sep 2017 supplement;97(3)

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)

Bouaziz O, Courtin D, Cottrell G, et al. Is placental malaria a long term risk factor for mild malaria attack in infancy? Revisiting a paradigm. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 21)

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

Galactionova K, Smith TA, de Savigny D, et al. State of inequality in malaria intervention coverage in sub-Saharan African countries. BMC Med 2017 Oct 18;15:185

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)

Halsey ES, Venkatesan M, Plucinski MM, et al. Capacity development through the US President’s malaria initiative — supported antimalarial resistance monitoring in Africa network. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 18)

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)

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