Malaria

Common Name(s)

Malaria

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito which feeds on humans. Infection with malaria parasites may result in a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from absent or very mild symptoms to severe disease and even death. People who get malaria are typically very sick with high fevers, shaking chills, and flu-like illness. In general, malaria is a curable disease if diagnosed and treated promptly and correctly. Treatment depends on many factors including disease severity, the species of malaria parasite causing the infection and the part of the world in which the infection was acquired.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Malaria" returned 9673 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Transdermal Diagnosis of Malaria Using Vapor Nanobubbles.
 

Author(s): Ekaterina Lukianova-Hleb, Sarah Bezek, Reka Szigeti, Alexander Khodarev, Thomas Kelley, Andrew Hurrell, Michail Berba, Nirbhay Kumar, Umberto D'Alessandro, Dmitri Lapotko

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2016 Feb;22(2):344.

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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Transdermal Diagnosis of Malaria Using Vapor Nanobubbles.
 

Author(s): Maria Rebelo, Rita Grenho, Agnes Orban, Thomas Hänscheid

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2016 Feb;22(2):343-4.

 

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2016

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Inadequate Diagnosis and Treatment of Malaria Among Travelers Returning from Africa During the Ebola Epidemic--United States, 2014-2015.
 

Author(s): Kathrine R Tan, Karen A Cullen, Emilia H Koumans, Paul M Arguin

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Among 1,683 persons in the United States who developed malaria following international travel during 2012, more than half acquired disease in one of 16 countries in West Africa. Since March 2014, West Africa has experienced the world's largest epidemic of Ebola virus disease (Ebola), ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016

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The terms "Malaria" returned 951 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Link between Plasmodium falciparum Malaria and Endemic Burkitt's Lymphoma-New Insight into a 50-Year-Old Enigma.
 

Author(s): David Thorley-Lawson, Kirk W Deitsch, Karen A Duca, Charles Torgbor

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Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016

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"Asymptomatic" Malaria: A Chronic and Debilitating Infection That Should Be Treated.
 

Author(s): Ingrid Chen, Siân E Clarke, Roly Gosling, Busiku Hamainza, Gerry Killeen, Alan Magill, Wendy O'Meara, Ric N Price, Eleanor M Riley

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Last Updated: 20 Jan 2016

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A historical perspective on malaria control in Brazil.
 

Author(s): Sean Michael Griffing, Pedro Luiz Tauil, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Luciana Silva-Flannery

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2015 Sep;110(6):701-18.

 

Malaria has always been an important public health problem in Brazil. The early history of Brazilian malaria and its control was powered by colonisation by Europeans and the forced relocation of Africans as slaves. Internal migration brought malaria to many regions in Brazil where, ...

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2015

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Mass Drug Administration With Dihydroartemisinin + Piperaquine for Reducing Malaria in Southern Zambia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malaria; Malaria, Falciparum

 

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015

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Malaria in Early Life Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria; Plasmodium Vivax Malaria

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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Plasmodium Resistance in A. Gambiae
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Malaria; Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria

 

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2010

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