- Keeping ahead of the immune system. // BioScience;Nov95, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p735
Reports that the variability genes of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum could be the reasons why it sidesteps the human immune system, according to research conducted in laboratories in the United States and Great Britain. Role of the variability genes in the survival of the parasite...
- Death at first bite. Spaeth, Anthony; Ganguly, Meenakshi // Time International (South Pacific Edition);01/15/96, Issue 3, p35
Gives information pertaining to the disease called plasmodium falciparum, while referencing to malaria and the pneumonic plague in India. What is the symptoms of the disease; Where did the disease first raise its in India; Comments from Neelam Tarum, states home minister.
- Common Surface-Antigen var Genes of Limited Diversity Expressed by Plasmodium falciparum Placental Isolates Separated by Time and Space. Khattab, Ayman; Kremsner, Peter G.; Klinkert, Mo-Quen // Journal of Infectious Diseases;2/1/2003, Vol. 187 Issue 3, p477
Plasmodium falciparum placental parasites from Cameroon have been shown to express surface variant var genes encoding Duffy binding-like (DBL)-&gama; domains that bind chondroitin sulfate A. All 5 domains exhibited sequences with 39%-55% amino acid (aa) identities and appear sufficiently...
- ERRATUM. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;5/1/2006, Vol. 193 Issue 9, p1340
A correction to article about parasitological rebound effect and emergence of pyrimethamine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum published in the December 1, 2005 issue is presented.
- Genotyping of Plasmodium falciparum isolates by the polymerase chain reaction and potential uses in epidemiological studies. Viriyakosol, S.; Siripoon, N. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1995, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p85
Describes a polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based assay to isolate the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Includes the applicability of the method to epidemiology; Adoption of standards for its use; Requirements of genetic typing of parasites.
- A clinical trial with halofantrine on patients with falciparum malaria in Colombia. Restrepo, M.; Botero, D. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1996, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p591
Investigates the effect of halofantrine on patients with falciparum malaria in Colombia. Different treatment schedules; Doses of the drug; Obtaining the best results; Difference between relapsing and cured patients; Mild side-effects of the drug; Drug resistance levels; Electrocardiogram results.
- Comparative performance of the ParaSight F test for detection of Plasmodium falciparum in malaria... Fryauff, D.J.; Gomez-Saladin, E.; Purnomo; Sumawinata, I.; Sutamihardja, M.A.; Tuti, S.; Subianto, B.; Richie, T.L. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p547
Compares the performance of the ParaSight F test for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum in blood from malaria-immune and nonimmune populations in Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Information pertaining to test; Where differences were seen; Method and results of the study conducted.
- In vitro sensitivity of Plasmodium falciparum to artesunate in Thailand. Wongsrichanalai, C.; Wimonwattrawatee, T. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1999, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p392
Describes the in vitro drug sensitivities of Plasmodium falciparum. Multidrug resistance of Plasmodium falciparum; Correlation between the activity of mefloquine and artesunate; Potential for development of cross-resistance in nature.
- Correction: Population Genomics of the Immune Evasion (var) Genes of Plasmodium falciparum. Barry, Alyssa E; Leliwa-Sytek, Aleksandra; Tavul, Livingston; Imrie, Heather; Migot-Nabias, Florence; Brown, Stuart M; McVean, Gil; Day, Karen P // PLoS Pathogens;May2007, Vol. 3 Issue 5, pe70
A correction to the article "Population Genomics of the Immune Evasion (var) Genes of Plasmodium Falciparum" that was published in the volume 3, issue 3 of "PLoS Pathogens" is presented.