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Regional/Multinational
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Vitamin A supplements, routine immunization, and the subsequent risk of Plasmodium infection among children under 5 years in sub-Saharan Africa.
Hollm-Delgado MG, Piel FB, Weiss DJ, et al
Elife
. 2015 Feb 3;4
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Mortality patterns and site heterogeneity of severe malaria in African children.
Kendjo E, Agbenyega T, Bojang K, et al
PLoS One
. 2013;8(3):e58686.
Paper

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Sequence variation does not confound the measurement of plasma PfHRP2 concentration in African children presenting with severe malaria.
Ramutton T, Hendriksen IC, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Mtove G, Olaosebikan R,  et al
Malar J
. 2012 Aug 16;11(1):276
Paper

Estimating the potential public health impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in African children.
Cairns M, Roca-Feltrer A, Garske T,  et al
Nat Commun. 2012 Jun 6;3:881.
Abstract 

The effect of an integrated multisector model for achieving the Millennium Development Goals and improving child survival in rural sub-Saharan Africa: a non-randomised controlled assessment.
Pronyk PM, Muniz M, Nemser B, Somers MA, et al
Lancet. 2012 May 8
Abstract 

Design of a phase III multicenter trial to evaluate the efficacy of the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine in children
across diverse transmission settings in Africa.
Leach A, Vekemans J, Lievens M, Ofori-Anyinam O,  et al

Malar J
. 2011 Aug 4;10(1):224.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Protective efficacy of interventions for preventing malaria mortality in children
in Plasmodium falciparum endemic areas.

Eisele TP, Larsen D, Steketee RW.

Int J Epidemiol
. 2010 Apr;39 Suppl 1:i88-101.|
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
M
apping the risk of anaemia in preschool-age children: the contribution of malnutrition,
malaria, and helminth infections in west Africa.

Soares Magalhães RJ, Clements AC
PLoS Med. 2011 Jun;8(6):e1000438.
Paper

Predictions of the impact of malaria control efforts on all-cause child mortality in sub-Saharan
Africa.

Rowe AK, Steketee RW.  
Am J Trop Med Hyg
. 2007 Dec;77(6 Suppl):48-55.
Abstract
 

Over-diagnosis and co-morbidity of severe malaria in African children: a guide for clinicians.
Gwer S, Newton CR, Berkley JA.
Am J Trop Med Hyg.
2007 Dec;77(6 Suppl):6-13.
Abstract
 
The anatomy of a malaria disaster: drug policy choice and mortality in African children.
Hastings IM, Korenromp EL, Bloland PB.
Lancet Infect Dis
. 2007 Sep 18;
Abstract
 
FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Impact of placental Plasmodium falciparum malaria on pregnancy and perinatal outcome in
sub-Saharan Africa: I: introduction to placental malaria.

Uneke CJ.
Yale J Biol Med. 2007 Jun;80(2):39-50.
Paper
 
FULL TEXT ARTICLE
An insight into immunogenic salivary proteins of Anopheles gambiae in African children.
Cornelie S, Remoue F, Doucoure S, et al
Malar J. 2007 Jun 5;6:75.
Paper
 
Ability of mothers to diagnose fever and anaemia in their young children, in a
malaria-endemicregion of West Africa.
Yé Y, Traoré C, Meissner P, et al
Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Jun;101(4):297-303.
Abstract
 
Methodological issues in the assessment of antimalarial drug treatment: analysis of 13
studies in eight African countries from 2001 to 2004.

Guthmann JP, Pinoges L, Checchi F, et l
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Nov;50(11):3734-9
Abstract

High levels of circulating cardiac proteins indicate cardiac impairment in African children
with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Ehrhardt S, Mockenhaupt FP, Anemana SD, et al
Microbes Infect. 2005 Aug-Sep;7(11-12):1204-10.
Abstract

 
Benin
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
First malaria infections in a cohort of infants in Benin: biological, environmental and genetic determinants.
Description of the study site, population methods and preliminary results
Le Port A, Cottrell G, Martin-Prevel,Y, et al
BMJ Open
2012;2:e000342

Paper
 
Burkina Faso
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
An insecticide-treated bed-net campaign and childhood malaria in Burkina Faso.
Louis VR, Schoeps A, Tiendrebéogo J, Beiersmann C,  et al
Bull World Health Organ
. 2015 Nov 1;93(11):750-8.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children: a qualitative study of community perceptions and recommendations
in Burkina Faso and Mali.

Pitt C, Diawara H, Ouédraogo DJ, et al 
PLoS One
. 2012;7(3):e32900
Paper

Efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in children living in
a rural area of Burkina Faso in 2009.
Siribié M, Diarra A, Tiono AB,  et al
Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2012 Feb 9.

Abstract


Cameroon
         


          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Malaria, helminths, co-infection and anaemia in a cohort of children from Mutengene, south western Cameroon.
Njua-Yafi C, Achidi EA, Anchang-Kimbi JK,
Malar J. 2016 Feb 6;15(1):69.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Coinfection with malaria and intestinal parasites, and its association with anaemia in children in Cameroon.
Njunda AL, Fon SG, Assob JC, et al.
Infect Dis Poverty
. 2015 Oct 6;4:43.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A longitudinal study on anaemia in children with Plasmodium falciparum infection in the Mount Cameroon region: prevalence, risk factors and perceptions by caregivers.
Sumbele IU, Samje M, Nkuo-Akenji T.
BMC Infect Dis
. 2013 Mar 5;13(1):123.
Paper

Malaria-an unusual cause of fever in the infant.
Kosina P, Honegr K, Forstl M, Cermakova Z.
Klin Mikrobiol Infekc Lek. 2005 Dec;11(6):229-232.
Abstract

Malaria and intestinal helminthiasis in school children of Kumba Urban Area, Cameroon.
Adio MB, Ndamukong KJ, Kimbi HK, Mbuh JV.
East Afr Med J. 2004 Nov;81(11):583-8.
Abstract

DR Congo
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Incidence of catastrophic health expenditures for households: An example of medical attention for the treatment of severe childhood malaria in Kinshasa reference hospitals, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Ilunga-Ilunga F, Levêque A, Laokri S, Dramaix M.
J Infect Public Health
. 2014 Sep 25.
Abstract

Ethiopia
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Concerns about covert HIV testing are associated with delayed presentation of suspected malaria in Ethiopian children: a cross-sectional study.
Haji Y, Deressa W, Davey G, Fogarty AW.  
Malar J. 2014 Aug 6;13(1):301.

Paper

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The effect of household heads training about the use of treated bed nets on the burden of malaria and
anaemia in under-five children: a cluster randomized trial in Ethiopia.
Deribew A, Birhanu Z, Sena L, et al

Malar J
. 2012 Jan 6;11(1):8.
Paper

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Malaria and under-nutrition: a community based study among under-five children at risk of malaria,
South-west Ethiopia.
Deribew A, Alemseged F, Tessema F,
 et al  et al
PLoS One
. 2010 May 21;5(5):e10775

Paper


Cote d'Ivoire
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Infection and Co-infection with Helminths and Plasmodium among School Children in Côte d'Ivoire: Results from a National Cross-Sectional Survey
Yapi RB, Hürlimann E, Houngbedji CA, et al
PLoS Negl Trop Dis
. 2014 Jun 5;8(6):e2913.
Paper

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Mapping malaria risk among children in Cote d'Ivoire using Bayesian geo-statistical models.
Raso G, Schur N, Utzinger J, Koudou BG, et al
Malar J
. 2012 May 9;11(1):160.

Paper


Gabon
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL TEXT PDF ARTICLE
High prevalence of dhfr triple mutant and correlation with high rates of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine
treatment failures in vivo in Gabonese children.

Mombo-Ngoma G, Oyakhirome S,  et al

Malar J
. 2011 May 14;10(1):123.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Induction of Plasmodium falciparum-Specific CD4 T Cells and Memory B Cells in Gabonese Children
Vaccinated with RTS,S/AS01(E) and RTS,S/AS02(D)
Agnandji ST, Fendel R, Mestré M,  et al
PLoS One. 2011 Apr 11;6(4):e18559.
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Cytoadherence and Genotype of Plasmodium falciparum Strains from Symptomatic
Children in Franceville, Southeastern Gabon.
Touré FS, Ouwe-Missi-Oukem-Boyer O, Mezui-Me-Ndong J, et al

Clin Med Res. 2007 Jun;5(2):106-13.
Paper


Gambia
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Carriage of chloroquine-resistant parasites and delay of effective treatment increase the
risk of severe malaria in Gambian children.

Meerman L, Ord R, Bousema JT
J Infect Dis. 2005 Nov 1;192(9):1651-7.
Abstract

Ghana
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Effect of Test-Based versus Presumptive Treatment of Malaria in Under-Five Children in Rural Ghana - A Cluster-Randomised Trial.
Baiden F, Bruce J, Webster J,  et al
PLoS One. 2016 Apr 7;11(4):e0152960.
Paper

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Disease-associated QT-shortage versus quinine associated QT-prolongation: age dependent ECG-effects in Ghanaian children with severe malaria.
Roggelin L, Pelletier D, Hill JN,  et al
Malar J. 2014 Jun 5;13(1):219.
Paper

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Electrocardiographic study in Ghanaian children with uncomplicated malaria, treated with artesunate-amodiaquine or artemether-lumefantrine.
Adjei GO, Oduro-Boatey C, Rodrigues OP,  et al
Malar J. 2012 Dec 17;11(1):420. [

Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Fc Gamma Receptor IIIB (FcγRIIIB) Polymorphisms Are Associated with Clinical Malaria in Ghanaian Children.
Adu B, Dodoo D, Adukpo S,  et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(9):e46197
Paper

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The amount and value of work time of community medicine distributors in community case management of malaria among children under five years in the Ejisu-Juaben District of Ghana.

A
gyei-Baffour P, Hansen KS, Browne EN, Magnussen P. et al
Malar J. 2012 Aug 16;11(1):277
Paper

Whole Cowpea Meal Fortified with NaFeEDTA Reduces Iron Deficiency among Ghanaian School Children in a Malaria Endemic Area.
Abizari AR, Moretti D, Zimmermann MB, et al
J Nutr
. 2012 Aug 22
Abstract

Cardiac function in Ghanaian children with severe malaria.
Nguah SB, Feldt T, Hoffmann S, et al 
Intensive Care Med.
2012 Aug 14.
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Predictive Value of Fever and Palmar Pallor for P. falciparum Parasitaemia in Children from an Endemic Area.
Vinnemeier CD, Schwarz NG, Sarpong N, et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(5):e36678.
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Polymorphisms in the RNASE3 Gene Are Associated with Susceptibility to Cerebral Malaria in
Ghanaian Children.
Adu B, Dodoo D, Adukpo S,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011;6(12):e29465
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Coverage, adherence and costs of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children
employing different delivery strategies in Jasikan, Ghana.

Patouillard E, Conteh L, Webster J,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011;6(11):e24871
Paper

Antibodies reactive to Plasmodium falciparum serine repeat antigen in children with burkitt
lymphoma from ghana.

Guech-Ongey M, Yagi M, Palacpac NM,  et al
Int J Cancer. 2011 May 31.
Abstract

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Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely
home treatment for malaria control in Ghana.

Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Seake-Kwawu A, Weiss MG.
Malar J. 2011 May 15;10(1):127
Paper

The clinical impact of combining intermittent preventive treatment with home management of malaria in
children aged below 5 years: cluster randomised trial.

Tagbor H, Cairns M, Nakwa E,
 et al
Trop Med Int Health
. 2010 Dec 16
Abstract

FCGR2A functional genetic variant associated with susceptibility to severe malarial
anaemia in Ghanaian children.
Schuldt K, Esser C, Evans J, May J,
et al
J Med Genet
. 2010 May 14
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Seasonal intermittent preventive treatment for the prevention of anaemia and malaria in Ghanaian children:
a randomized, placebo controlled trial.

Kweku M, Liu D, Adjuik M, et al  
PLoS ONE. 2008
;3(12):e4000.
Paper
 

Spatial Variation of Malaria Incidence in Young Children from a Geographically Homogeneous Area
with High Endemicity.
Kreuels B, Kobbe R, Adjei S, et al 
J Infect Dis. 2008 Jan 1;197(1):85-93.
Abstract
 
Intermittent preventive treatment in infants as a means of malaria control: a randomized,
double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in northern ghana.

Mockenhaupt FP, Reither K, Zanger P, et al 

Antimicrob Agents Chemother.
2007 Sep;51(9):3273-81
Abstract

Socio-cultural determinants of treatment delay for childhood malaria in southern Ghana.
Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Ahorlu C, et al
Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jul;11(7):1022-31.
Abstract

Limited influence of haptoglobin genotypes on severe malaria in Ghanaian children.
Bienzle U, Eggelte TA, Adjei LA, et al
Trop Med Int Health. 2005 Jul;10(7):668-71
Abstract

Kenya
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Incidence, causes and phenotypes of acute seizures in Kenyan children post the malaria-decline period.
Serem GK, Newton CR, Kariuki SM.
BMC Neurol. 2015 Oct 6;15(1):180.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Impairment of executive function in Kenyan children exposed to severe falciparum malaria with neurological involvement.
Kariuki SM, Abubakar A, Newton CR, Kihara M.
Malar J. 2014 Sep 16;13:365. 

Paper

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Effectiveness of antenatal clinics to deliver intermittent preventive treatment and insecticide treated nets for the control of malaria in pregnancy in Kenya.
Hill J, Dellicour S, Bruce J, Ouma P, et al
PLoS One. 2013 Jun 14;8(6):e64913

Paper

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Broadly reactive antibodies specific for Plasmodium falciparum MSP-119 are associated with the protection of naturally exposed children against infection.
Dent AE, Moormann AM, Yohn CT, et al
Malar J
. 2012 Aug 21;11(1):287.
Paper

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Factors associated with utilization of community health workers in improving access to malaria treatment among children in Kenya.
Kisia J, Nelima F, Otieno DO, et al
Malar J
. 2012 Jul 30;11(1):248.
Paper

Plasmodium infection, anaemia and mosquito net use among school children across different settings in Kenya.
Gitonga CW, Edwards T, Karanja PN, et sl 
Trop Med Int Health. 2012 May 11.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on haematological parameters in children living in Western
Kenya.
Maina RN, Walsh D, Gaddy C,
 et al
Malar J
. 2010 Dec 13;9 Suppl 3:S4.
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Safety of the malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S/AS01E in 5 to 17 month old Kenyan and
Tanzanian Children.
Lusingu J, Olotu A, Leach A, et al

PLoS One
. 2010 Nov 29;5(11):e14090
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Defining clinical malaria: the specificity and incidence of endpoints from active and passive surveillance of
children in rural Kenya.
Olotu A, Fegan G, Williams TN, Sasi P,
 et al
PLoS One
. 2010 Dec 16;5(12):e15569.
Paper

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Polymorphisms in genes of interleukin 12 and its receptors and their association with protection
against severe malarial anaemia in children in western Kenya.

Zhang L, Prather D, Vanden Eng J. et al
 
Malar
J
. 2010 Mar 29;9(1):87

Paper
 
Hematological predictors of increased severe anemia in Kenyan children coinfected with
Plasmodium falciparum and HIV-1.
Davenport GC, Ouma C, Hittner JB,
et al
Am J Hematol
. 2010 Apr;85(4):227-33.
Abstract

Hematological predictors of increased severe anemia in Kenyan children coinfected with
Plasmodium falciparum and HIV-1.
Davenport GC, Ouma C, Hittner JB,
et al 
Am J Hematol
. 2010 Jan 20.
Abstract

Serological evidence for long-term epstein-barr virus reactivation in children living in a
holoendemic malaria region of Kenya.
Piriou E, Kimmel R, Chelimo K, Middeldorp JM, et al
J M
Abstracted Virol. 2009 Apr 20;81(6):1088-1093
 

Survival and haematological recovery of children with severe malaria transfused in accordance to WHO
guidelines in Kilifi, Kenya.
Akech SO, Hassal O, Pamba A, et al
 
Malar J
. 2008 Dec 16;7(1):256

Abstract
 

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Evidence for over-dispersion in the distribution of clinical malaria episodes in children.
Mwangi TW, Fegan G, Williams TN, et al 

PLoS ONE. 2
008 May 21;3(5):e2196.
Paper
 

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
IgG antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens in Kenyan children have a
short half-life.

Kinyanjui SM, Conway DJ, Lanar DE, Marsh K.
Malar J. 2007 Jun 28;6:82
Paper

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Increasing Coverage and Decreasing Inequity in Insecticide-Treated Bed Net Use
among Rural Kenyan Children.

Noor AM, Amin AA, Akhwale WS et al.  
PLoS Med
. 2007 Aug 21;4(8):e255
Paper
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Effect of meteorological factors on clinical malaria risk among children: an assessment using
village-based meteorological stations and community-based parasitological survey.

Yé Y, Louis VR, Simboro S, Sauerborn R.
BMC Public Health. 2007 Jun 8;7:101.
Paper
 
Burden, features, and outcome of neurological involvement in acute falciparum malaria in Kenyan
children.

Idro R, Ndiritu M, Ogutu B, et al
JAMA. 2007 May 23;297(20):2232-40.
Abstract
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Use of over-the-counter malaria medicines in children and adults in three districts in Kenya:
implications for private medicine retailer interventions.

Abuya TO, Mutemi W, Karisa B, et al
Malar J. 2007 May 10;6:57.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Heritability of malaria in Africa.
Mackinnon MJ, Mwangi TW, Snow RW, et al
PLoS Med. 2005 Dec;2(12):e340.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Malaria and nutritional status among pre-school children: results from cross-sectional
surveys in western Kenya.

Friedman JF, Kwena AM, Mirel LB, et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Oct;73(4):698-704
Paper
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Genomewide analysis of the host response to malaria in Kenyan children.
Griffiths MJ, Shafi MJ, Popper SJ, et al
J Infect Dis. 2005 May 15;191(10):1599-611.
Abstract

Madagascar
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Viral and Atypical Bacterial Etiology of Acute Respiratory Infections in Children under 5 Years Old Living in a Rural Tropical Area of Madagascar.
Hoffmann J, Rabezanahary H, Randriamarotia M. et al
PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43666

Paper

Malawi
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 

Evidence for spleen dysfunction in malaria-HIV co-infection in a subset of pediatric patients.
Joice R, Frantzreb C, Pradham A,  et al
Mod Pathol
. 2016 Apr;29(4):381-90.
Paper

Home Visits to Assess the Reliability of Caregiver-Reported Use of Insecticide-Treated Bednets by Children in Machinga District, Malawi.
Wong J, Shah MP, Mwandama D, et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg
. 2015 Feb 9
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Iron status predicts malaria risk in Malawian preschool children.
Jonker FA, Calis JC, van Hensbroek MB, et al
PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e42670.
Paper

Impact of Indoor Residual Spraying with Lambda-Cyhalothrin on Malaria Parasitemia and Anemia Prevalence among Children Less than Five Years of Age in an Area of Intense, Year-Round Transmission in Malawi.
Skarbinski J, Mwandama D, Wolkon A, et al A
m J Trop Med Hyg
. 2012 Jun;86(6):997-1004.
Abstract

Mild Plasmodium falciparum malaria following an episode of severe malaria is associated with induction of the Interferon pathway in Malawian children.
Krupka M, Seydel K, Feintuch CM,  et al
Infect Immun. 2012 Jan 9
Abstract

Population pharmacokinetics of sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine in Malawian children with malaria.
Bell DJ, Nyirongo SK, Mukaka M, Molyneux ME,
et al
Clin Pharmacol Ther
. 2011 Feb;89(2):268-75.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Endothelium-based biomarkers are associated with cerebral malaria in Malawian children:
a retrospective case-control study.
Conroy AL, Phiri H, Hawkes M,  et al

PLoS One
. 2010 Dec 29;5(12):e15291.
Paper

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Socio-cultural predictors of health-seeking behaviour for febrile under-five children in Mwanza-Neno
district, Malawi.|

Chibwana AI, Mathanga DP, Chinkhumba J, Campbell CH Jr. 

Malar J
. 2009 Sep 24;8(1):219.
Paper

A criteria-based clinical audit on the case-management of children presenting with malaria
at Mangochi District Hospital, Malawi.

Diep PP, Lien L, Hofman J, et al
World Hosp Health Serv. 2007;43(2):21-9
Abstract


Mali
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Gametocyte clearance dynamics following oral artesunate treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Malian children.
Djimde AA, Maiga AW, Ouologuem D, et al
Parasite
. 2016;23:3.
Paper

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Protection of Malian children from clinical malaria is associated with recognition of multiple antigens.
Daou M, Kouriba B, Ouédraogo N, Diarra I,  et al
Malar J
. 2015 Feb 5;14(1):56
Paper

Changes in the levels of cytokines, chemokines and malaria-specific antibodies in response to Plasmodium falciparum infection in children living in sympatry in Mali.
Bostrom S, Giusti P, Arama C,  et al
Malar J. 2012 Apr 5;11(1):109.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children: a qualitative study of community perceptions and recommendations
in Burkina Faso and Mali.

Pitt C, Diawara H, Ouédraogo DJ, et al 
PLoS One
. 2012;7(3):e32900
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Reduced T Regulatory Cell Response during Acute Plasmodium falciparum Infection in Malian Children
Co-Infected with Schistosoma haematobium.

Lyke KE, Dabo A, Arama C, et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(2):e31647
Paper
 

Angiopoietin-2 levels are associated with retinopathy and predict mortality in Malawian children with cerebral malaria:
A retrospective case-control study*
Conroy AL, Glover SJ, Hawkes M,  et al

Crit Care Med
. 2012 Mar;40(3):952-959.
Abstract

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Effects of amodiaquine and artesunate on sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine pharmacokinetic parameters
in children under five in Mali.

Tekete MM, Toure S, Fredericks A,  et al
Malar J
. 2011 Sep 21;10(1):275.
Paper

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Interethnic Differences in Antigen-Presenting Cell Activation and TLR Responses in Malian Children
during Plasmodium falciparum Malaria.

Arama C, Giusti P, Boström S,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011 Mar 31;6(3):e18319.
Paper

Life-Threatening Malaria in African Children: A Prospective Study in a Mesoendemic
Urban Setting.
Ranque S, Poudiougou B, Traoré A, et al
 
Pediatr Infect Dis J.
2008 Feb;27(2):130-135.
Abstract

Serum antibody levels to glycosylphosphatidylinositols in specimens derived from matched
Malian children with severe or uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria and healthy

controls.
Cissoko Y, Daou M, Lyke KE, et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Aug;75(2):199-204.
Abstract
 

Association of Schistosoma haematobium infection with protection against acute
Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Malian children.
Lyke KE, Dicko A, Dabo A, et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Dec;73(6):1124-30
Abstract


Mozambique
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Diagnosis, clinical presentation and in-hospital mortality of severe malaria in HIV co-infected children and adults in Mozambique.
Hendriksen IC, Ferro J, Montoya P, et al
Clin Infect Di
s
. 2012 Jul 2.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Erythropoietin levels are not independently associated with malaria-attributable severe disease in Mozambican children.
Díez-Padrisa N, Aguilar R, Machevo S,  et al

PLoS One
. 2011;6(8):e24090
Paper

IgG against Plasmodium falciparum variant surface antigens and growth inhibitory antibodies in
Mozambican children receiving intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine.
Quelhas D, Jiménez A, Quintó L,  et al

Immunobiology
. 2010 Dec 25

Abstract


Niger
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Analysis of 1697 cases of childhood malaria treated using intra-rectal Quinimax (QIR) in the
Tilaberi health district in Niger

Landais E, Poisson C, Condamine JL.
Med Trop (Mars). 2007 Oct;67(5):471-6
Abstract

Nigeria
         


          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
The Impact of Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Diseases Interventions to Prevent Malaria Fever in Children Less than Five Years Old in Bauchi State of Nigeria.
Abegunde D, Orobaton N, Bassi A,  et al
PLoS One
. 2016 Feb 4;11(2):e0148586
Paper

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Malaria and Anemia among Children in a Low Resource Setting In Nigeria.
Oladeinde B, Omoregie R, Olley M,  et al
Iran J Parasitol
. 2012;7(3):31-7
Paper

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Haemoglobinuria among children with severe malaria attending tertiary care in Ibadan, Nigeria.
Ajetunmobi WA, Orimadegun AE, Brown BJ,  et al
Malar J
. 2012 Oct 5;11(1):336
Paper

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The effect of health education intervention on the home management of malaria among the caregivers of children aged |under 5 years in Ogun State, Nigeria.

Fatungase KO, Amoran OE, Alausa KO.
Eur J Med Res
. 2012 May 17;17(1):11.

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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase status and severity of malarial anaemia in Nigerian children.
Orimadegun AE, Sodeinde O.
J Infect Dev Ctries. 2011 Nov 15;5(11):792-8
Paper

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Relationship between care-givers' misconceptions and non-use of ITNs by under-five Nigerian children
Arogundade ED, Adebayo SB, Anyanti J,
Malar J. 2011 Jun 22;10(1):170
Paper

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An open randomized clinical trial in comparing two artesunate-based combination treatments on Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Nigerian children: artesunate/sulphamethoxypyrazine/pyrimethamine (fixed dose over
24 hours) versus artesunate/amodiaquine (fixed dose over 48 hours).

Ayede IA, Falade AG, Sowunmi A, Jansen FH.

Malar J
. 2010 Dec 31;9:378.
Paper

The development of a treatment guideline for childhood malaria in rural Southwest Nigeria using
participatory approach.
Ajayi IO, Oladepo O, Falade CO, et al
 

Patient Educ Couns
. 2008 Dec 17
Abstract

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Child malaria treatment decisions by mothers of children less than five years of age attending an outpatient
clinic in south-west Nigeria: an application of the PEN-3 cultural model.
Iwelunmor J, Idris O, Adelakun A, Airhihenbuwa CO
Malar J. 2010 Dec 8;9:354.

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Assessment of a treatment guideline to improve home management of malaria in children in
rural south-west Nigeria.

Ajayi IO, Falade CO, Bamgboye AE, et al
 
Malar J. 2008 Jan 29;7(1):24
Paper
 
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In vitro antimalarial activity of methylene blue against field isolates of Plasmodium falciparum
from children in Southwest Nigeria.

Ademowo OG, Nneji CM, A Adedapo AD.
Indian J Med Res. 2007 Jul;126(1):45-9.
Paper
 
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Epidemiological factors that promote the development of severe malaria anaemia in children
in Ibadan.

Anumudu CI, Okafor CM, Ngwumohaike V, et al
Afr Health Sci. 2007 Jun;7(2):80-5.
Paper
 
Increasing Burden of Childhood Severe Malaria in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital: Implication
for Control.
Orimadegun AE, Fawole O, Okereke JO, et al 
J Trop Pediatr.
2007 Feb 7;
Abstract
 
Effects of acute Plasmodium falciparum malaria on body weight in children in an
endemic area.
Sowunmi A, Gbotosho GO, Adedeji AA. et al
Parasitol Res. 2007 Feb 25;
Abstract
 
Calcium and phosphate levels in Nigerian children with malaria.
Ayoola OO, Fawole OI, Omotade OO.
Ann Trop Paediatr. 2005 Dec;25(4):303-6.
Abstract
 
Pattern of cerebral malaria in children at the lagos university teaching hospital
Lesi FE, Nwosu SU, Mafe AG, et al
Niger Postgrad Med J. 2005 Dec;12(4):275-9.
Abstract
 
Fatal relapse of hyperreactive malarial splenomegaly (HMS) in a 10-year old Nigerian
female--a case report
Otaigbe BE, Emuren L
Niger J Med. 2005 Oct-Dec;14(4):447-9.
Abstract
 
Plasmodium falciparum malaria in south-west Nigerian children: is the polymorphism of
ICAM-1 and E-selectin genes contributing to the clinical severity of malaria?

Amodu OK, Gbadegesin RA, Ralph SA, et al
Acta Trop. 2005 Sep;95(3):248-55.
Abstract
 
Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Nigerian children during high and low transmission seasons:
gametocyte carriage and response to oral chloroquine.

Adedeji AA, Fehintola FA, Fateye BA, et azl
J Trop Pediatr. 2005 Oct;51(5):288-94.
Abstract
 
Complement factors and circulating immune complexes in children with urinary schistosomiasis
and asymptomatic malaria.

Arinola OG.
Afr J Med Med Sci. 2005 Mar;34(1):9-13.
Abstract

Rwanda
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Malaria, anaemia and under-nutrition: three frequently co-existing conditions among preschool children in rural Rwanda.
Kateera F, Ingabire CM, Hakizimana E,  et al  
Malar J
. 2015 Nov 5;14(1):440.
Paper

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Prevalence and risk factors of malaria among children in southern highland Rwanda.
Gahutu JB, Steininger C, Shyirambere C,  et al

Malar J
. 2011 May 18;10(1):134
Paper

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Reduced paediatric hospitalizations for malaria and febrile illness patterns following implementation of
community-based malaria control programme in rural Rwanda.

Sievers AC, Lewey J, Musafiri P, et al  
Malar J. 2008 Aug 27;7(1):167.
Paper


Sierra Leone
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Syndromic diagnosis of malaria in rural Sierra Leone and proposed additions to the
national integrated management of childhood illness guidelines for fever.
Nnedu ON, Rimel B, Terry C, et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Apr;82(4):525-8.

Paper

Senegal
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Management of uncomplicated malaria in children under 13 years of age at a District Hospital in Senegal:
from official guidelines to usual practices.
Sarrassat S, Lalou R, Cisse M, Le Hesran JY.
Malar J. 2011 Sep 29;10(1):285.
Abstract


A retrospective study of malaria in pediatric oncology patients in Senegal.
Taylor CA, Moreira C, Murray MJ.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol
. 2011
Abstract

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Immunological consequences of intermittent preventive treatment against malaria in Senegalese preschool
children.
Boulanger D, Sarr JB, Fillol F, et al

Malar J
. 2010 Dec 17;9:363
Paper

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Multiplicity of Plasmodium falciparum infection in asymptomatic children in Senegal: relation to
transmission, age and erythrocyte variants.

Vafa M, Troye-Blomberg M, Anchang J,et al 
Malar J. 2008 Jan 23;7(1):17
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A trial of the efficacy, safety and impact on drug resistance of four drug regimens for seasonal
intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in Senegalese children.
Sokhna C, Cissé B, Bâ el H, et al
PLoS ONE. 2008 Jan 23;3(1):e1471.
Paper

Impact of intermittent preventive anti-malarial treatment on the growth and
nutritional status of preschool children in rural senegal (west Africa).
Ntab B, Cissé B, Boulanger D, et al
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Sep;77(3):411-7.
Abstract


South Africa
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 

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Determinants of the cost-effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants and children.
Ross A, Maire N, Sicuri E, Smith T, Conteh L.

PLoS One
. 2011 Apr 7;6(4):e18391
Paper

Childhood malaria in a region of unstable transmission and high human immunodeficiency
virus prevalence.
Grimwade K, French N, Mbatha DD,

Pediatr Infect Dis J.
2003 Dec;22(12):1057-1063.
Abstract


Sudan
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Zinc, Copper and C-reactive Protein in Children with Severe Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in an Area of Unstable Malaria Transmission in Eastern Sudan.
Saad AA, Doka YA, Osman SM
J Trop Pediatr. 2012 Oct 26
Abstract

Cerebral malaria in children in South Sudan: 8 years experience in 261 cases.
Bartkovjak M, Ianetti R, Kutna K, et al
Neuro Endocrinol Lett. 2007 Jun 10;28(Suppl2):45-46
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Treatment-seeking behaviour for malaria in children under five years of age: implication
for home management in rural areas with high seasonal transmission in Sudan.

Malik EM, Hanafi K, Ali SH, et al
Malar J. 2006 Jul 22;5:60.
Paper


Tanzania
         


          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
A protocol for engaging unlicensed private drug shops in Rural Eastern Uganda for Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea in children under 5 years of age.
Buchner DL, Awor P.
BMJ Open
. 2015 Oct 7;5(10):e009133
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"My children and I will no longer suffer from malaria": a qualitative study of the acceptance and rejection of indoor residual spraying to prevent malaria in Tanzania.
Kaufman MR, Rweyemamu D, Koenker H, Macha J.
Malar J
. 2012 Jul 2;11(1):220.
Paper

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Acceptability - a neglected dimension of access to health care: findings from a study on childhood convulsions in rural Tanzania.
Dillip A, Alba S, Mshana C, et al
BMC Health Serv Res
. 2012 May 9;12(1):113.
Paper

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Plasma Plasmodium falciparum Histidine-Rich Protein-2 Concentrations Are Associated with Malaria Severity and Mortality in Tanzanian Children.
Rubach MP, Mukemba J, Florence S,  et al
PLoS One
. 2012;7(5):e35985. 
Paper

Cluster-randomized study of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for malaria in infants (IPTi) in southern Tanzania: evaluation of impact on survival.
Armstrong Schellenberg JR, Maokola W, Shirima K, et al

Malar J
. 2011 Dec 30;10(1):387.
Abstract

Adherence to artemether/lumefantrine treatment in children under real-life situations in rural Tanzania.
Simba DO, Kakoko D, Tomson G,  et al

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg
. 2011 Nov 16
Abstract

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Confirmed malaria cases among children under five with fever and history of fever in rural western Tanzania.
Mazigo HD, Meza W, Ambrose EE, et al

BMC Res Notes
. 2011 Sep 13;4:359.
Paper

Point-of-Care Measurement of Blood Lactate in Children Admitted With Febrile Illness to an African
District Hospital.
Mtove G, Nadjm B, Hendriksen IC,  et al 
Clin Infect Dis
. 2011 Sep;53(6):548-54.
Abstract

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Safety of the malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S/AS01E in 5 to 17 month old Kenyan and
Tanzanian Children.
Lusingu J, Olotu A, Leach A, et al

PLoS One
. 2010 Nov 29;5(11):e14090
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Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths
among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania.

Mazigo HD, Waihenya R, Lwambo NJ,  et al

Parasit Vectors
. 2010 May 19;3(1):44
Paper

Community effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment for infants (IPTi) in rural southern
Tanzania.
Armstrong Schellenberg JR, Shirima K, et al
 
Am J Trop Med Hyg
. 2010 May;82(5):772-81.
Abstract

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Varying efficacy of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants in two similar
trials: public health implications.

Menendez C, Schellenberg D, Macete E, et al  
Malar J
. 2007 Sep 26;6(1):132
Paper
 

Distribution of free untreated bednets bundled with insecticide via an integrated child health
campaign in Lindi Region, Tanzania: lessons for future campaigns.

Skarbinski J, Massaga JJ, Rowe AK, Kachur SP.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Jun;76(6):1100-6.
Abstract
 
FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Antimicrobial resistance predicts death in Tanzanian children with bloodstream infections:
a prospective cohort study.

Blomberg B, Manji KP, Urassa WK, et al
BMC Infect Dis. 2007 May 22;7:43.
Paper

High reinfection rate and treatment failures in children treated with amodiaquine for falciparum
malaria in Muheza villages, Northeastern Tanzania.

Lemnge M, Alifrangis M, Kafuye MY
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Aug;75(2):188-93
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Role of traditional healers in the management of severe malaria among children below five years
of age: the case of Kilosa and Handeni Districts, Tanzania.

Makundi EA, Malebo HM, Mhame P, et al
Malar J. 2006 Jul 18;5:58.
Paper

Togo
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

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Surveillance of the efficacy of artemetherlumefantrine and artesunate-amodiaquine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum among children under five in Togo, 2005-2009.
Dorkenoo MA, Barrette A, Agbo YM, et al
Malar J. 2012 Oct 8;11(1):338
Paper

Burden of malaria at community level in children less than 5 years of age in Togo.
Eliades MJ, Wolkon A, Morgah K, et al 

Am J Trop Med Hyg.
2006 Oct;75(4):622-9

Abstract 

Evolution of severe pediatric malaria in Togo between 2000 and 2002
Gbadoe AD, Kini-Caussi M, Koffi S, et al
Med Mal Infect. 2006 Jan;36(1):52-4.
Abstract
 

Uganda
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Comparison of iron status 28 d after provision of antimalarial treatment with iron therapy compared with antimalarial treatment alone in Ugandan children with severe malaria.
Cusick SE, Opoka RO, Ssemata AS, et al
Am J Clin Nutr
. 2016 Feb 3.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Protective efficacy and safety of three antimalarial regimens for the prevention of malaria in young Ugandan children: a randomized controlled trial.
Bigira V, Kapisi J, Clark TD,  et al
PLoS Med
. 2014 Aug 5;11(8):e1001689.
Paper

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FNγ/IL-10 Co-producing Cells Dominate the CD4 Response to Malaria in Highly Exposed Children.
Jagannathan P, Eccles-James I, Bowen K,  et al
PLoS Pathog
. 2014 Jan;10(1):e1003864.
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High Prevalence of Malaria Parasitemia and Anemia among Hospitalized Children in Rakai, Uganda.
Kiggundu VL, O'Meara WP, Musoke R, et al
PLoS One
. 2013 Dec 17;8(12):e82455
Paper

Antiretroviral treatment and malaria protection in HIV-infected Ugandan children.
[No authors listed] 
Arch Dis Chil
d
. 2013 Jan 25.
Abstract

Factors associated with malaria parasitaemia, malnutrition, and anaemia among HIV-exposed and unexposed Ugandan infants:
a cross-sectional survey.
Osterbauer B, Kapisi J, Bigira V,  et al
Malar J
. 2012 Dec 27;11(1):432.
Abstract

Antiretroviral Agents and Prevention of Malaria in HIV-Infected Ugandan Children.
Achan J, Kakuru A, Ikilezi G, et al
N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 29;367(22):2110-8.
Abstract

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Heterogeneous decrease in malaria prevalence in children over a six-year period in south-western Uganda.
Debeaudrap P, Nabasumba C, Grandesso F,  et al

Malar J
. 2011 May 18;10(1):132.
Paper

Home management of malaria with artemether-lumefantrine compared with standard care in urban
Ugandan children: a randomised controlled trial.
Staedke SG, Mwebaza N, Kamya MR,
Lancet. 2009 Apr 9.
Abstract

FULL TEXT ARTICLE
Safety and tolerability of combination antimalarial therapies for uncomplicated falciparum malaria
in Ugandan children.
Maiteki-Sebuguzi C, Jagannathan P, Yau VM, 
Malar J.
2008 Jun 11;7(1):106.
Paper
 

High risk of neutropenia in HIV-infected children following treatment with artesunate plus
amodiaquine for uncomplicated malaria in Uganda
.
Gasasira AF, Kamya MR, Achan J, et al
Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Apr 1;46(7):985-91.
Abstract

Effects of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and insecticide-treated bednets on malaria among
HIV-infected Ugandan children.

Kamya MR, Gasasira AF, Achan J, et al
AIDS.
2007 Oct 1;21(15):2059-66.
Abstract
 

Combination therapy for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Ugandan children:
a randomized trial.
Dorsey G, Staedke S, Clark TD, et al
JAMA. 2007 May 23;297(20):2210-9.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Decorticate, decerebrate and opisthotonic posturing and seizures in Kenyan children
with cerebral malaria.

Idro R, Otieno G, White S, et al
Malar J. 2005 Dec 7;4:57.
Paper
 

Quality of parental consent in a Ugandan malaria study.
Pace C, Talisuna A, Wendler D, et al
Am J Public Health. 2005 Jul;95(7):1184-9.
Abstract

          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters 

  Asymptomatic Malaria and HIV/AIDS co-morbidity in sickle cell disease among children at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
B.K. Kasule, G. Tumwine
(XX International AIDS Conference)
Abstract

Zambia
         

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Adjusting for the Acute Phase Response Is Essential to Interpret Iron Status Indicators among
Young Zanzibari Children Prone to Chronic Malaria and Helminth Infections.
Kung'u JK, Wright VJ, Haji HJ, et al  

J Nutr
. 2009 Sep 9
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Paediatric malaria case-management with artemether-lumefantrine in Zambia: a repeat
cross-sectional study.

Zurovac D, Ndhlovu M, Sipilanyambe N, et al
Malar J. 2007 Mar 16;6:31.
Paper

Factors associated with severe anaemia in Zambian children admitted with Plasmodium
falciparum malarial anaemia.

Mulenga M, Malunga P, Bennett S, et al

Ann Trop Paediatr. 2005 Jun;25(2):87-90.
Abstract


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