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...
- 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...
- Impact of promoting longer-lasting insecticide treatment of bed nets upon malaria transmission in a rural Tanzanian setting with pre-existing high coverage of untreated nets. Russell, Tanya L.; Lwetoijera, Dickson W.; Maliti, Deodatus; Chipwaza, Beatrice; Kihonda, Japhet; Charlwood, J. Derek; Smith, Thomas A.; Lengeler, Christian; Mwanyangala, Mathew A.; Nathan, Rose; Knols, Bart G. J.; Takken, Willem; Killeen, Gerry F. // Malaria Journal;2010, Vol. 9, p187
Background: The communities of Namawala and Idete villages in southern Tanzania experienced extremely high malaria transmission in the 1990s. By 2001-03, following high usage rates (75% of all age groups) of untreated bed nets, a 4.2-fold reduction in malaria transmission intensity was achieved....
- 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...