KNOWLESI MALARIA IN MONKEYS II
- Malaria treatment could improve in children. // Africa Health;Jan2014, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p13
The article reports that according to a Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) study, published in the journal "PLOS Medicine" children are at higher risk of failure of malaria treatment due to insufficient dose of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine.
- MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASES. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Jan2016, p98
The article covers information on how to identify and treat malaria and yellow fever, two common mosquito-transmitted diseases that can lead to serious illness or death.
- Costs of treating malaria according to test results. Bisoff, Zeno; den Ende, Jef Van // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/26/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7637, p168
The author reflects on the costs of treating malaria in Tanzania according to diagnostic test results. He suggests that improving diagnostic tests can reduce treatment costs if adherence to results is improved. He argues that future research focusing on the sensitivity and specificity of rapid...
- Effect of Antipyretic Drugs in Children with Malaria. Lell, Bertrand; Sovric, Milena; Kremsner, Peter G.; Luckner, Doris; Schmid, Daniela; Herbich, Klaus; Long, Hua Yan; Graninger, Wolfgang // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p838
Presents information on a study which examined the effects of antipyretic drugs in children with malaria. Methodology; Results of the study; Discussion.
- Treatment of malaria restricted to laboratory-confirmed cases: a prospective cohort study in Ugandan children. Njama-Meya, Denise; Clark, Tamara D.; Nzarubara, Bridget; Staedke, Sarah; Kamya, Moses R.; Dorsey, Grant // Malaria Journal;2007, Vol. 6, p7
Background: Presumptive treatment of malaria in febrile children is widely advocated in Africa. This may occur in the absence of diagnostic testing or even when diagnostic testing is performed but fails to detect malaria parasites. Such over-treatment of malaria has been tolerated in the era of...
- Pilot feasibility study of an emergency paediatric kit for intra-rectal quinine administration used by the personnel of community-based health care units in Senegal. Ndiaye, Jean Louis A.; Tine, Roger C.; Faye, Babacar; Dieye, El Hadj Lamine; Diack, Pape Amadou; Lameyre, Valérie; Gaye, Oumar; Sow, Husseyn Dembel // Malaria Journal;2007, Vol. 6, p152
Background: Quinine injection is the reference treatment for malaria when oral administration is impossible. Quinine can also be administered by the intra-rectal route and, over the last ten years, a series of studies have been conducted in children to determine the ideal dose and dilution in...
- The use of drotrecogin alfa in severe falciparum malaria. ROBAK, O.; BOJIC, A.; LOCKER, G. J.; LACZIKA, K.; RAMHARTER, M.; STAUDINGER, T. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Jul2010, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p751
The article discusses a case study about the successful use of drotrecogin alfa (activated) to treat a 55-year-old male European who was diagnosed with severe falciparum malaria after returning from a holiday to Uganda and who developed multi-organ failure. The patient had become septic and...
- Rectal artesunate could halve malaria death rate. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p9
The article offers information on the significance of rectal artesunate, an anti-malaria drug, to the treatment of malaria in the rural areas of Africa and Asia. Researchers found that the said drug can help the government in halving the rate of malaria death and permanent disability of patients...
- Can treatment of malaria be restricted to parasitologically confirmed malaria? A school-based study in Benin in children with and without fever. Faucher, Jean-François; Makoutode, Patrick; Abiou, Grace; Béhéton, Todoégnon; Houzé, Pascal; Ouendo, Edgard; Houzé, Sandrine; Deloron, Philippe; Cot, Michel // Malaria Journal;2010, Vol. 9, p104
Background: Applying the switch from presumptive treatment of malaria to new policies of anti-malarial prescriptions restricted to parasitologically-confirmed cases is a still unsolved challenge. Pragmatic studies can provide data on consequences of such a switch. In order to assess whether...