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Complexity of plasmodium falciparum clinical samples from Uganda during short-term culture.
(University of Chicago Press, 2008-08-22)
We cultured Plasmodium falciparum parasites from 98 Ugandan children with malaria and determined the complexity of infection (COI) on the basis of msp-2 polymorphisms daily for 9 days. The mean COI decreased during culture ...
Artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for treatment of malaria: a randomized trial.
Objectives: To compare the efficacy and safety of artemether-lumefantrine (AL) and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DP) for treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Uganda. Design: Randomized single-blinded clinical ...
Use of the slide positivity rate to estimate changes in malaria incidence in a cohort of Ugandan children
(BioMed Central, 2009-09-15)
Background: As malaria control efforts intensify, it is critical to monitor trends in disease burden and measure the impact of interventions. A key surveillance indicator is the incidence of malaria. Yet measurement of ...