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The Madagascar National Strategic Plan for Malaria Control 2018 (NSP) outlines malaria control pre-elimination strategies that include detailed goals for mosquito control. Primary surveillance protocols and mosquito control interventions focus on indoor vectors of malaria, while many potential vectors feed and rest outdoors. Here we describe the application of tools that advance our understanding of diversity, host choice, and Plasmodium infection in the Anopheline mosquitoes of the Western Highland Fringe of Madagascar.
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Name: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Anopheles mosquitoes employ complex behavioral and physiological strategies to adapt to their environment. Here we show how altering the number of bites a mosquito takes per gonotrophic cycle (gonotro...
Mass administration of antimalarial drugs and ivermectin are being considered as potential accelerators of malaria elimination. The safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and mosquito-lethal effects o...
Female Anopheles mosquitoes are the definitive hosts of Plasmodium parasites. A new study has found that successful establishment and development of Plasmodium in the Anopheles midgut requires mosquit...
Mosquitoes are colonized by a little-studied natural virome. Like the bacterial microbiome, the virome also probably influences the biology and immunity of mosquito vector populations, but tractable e...
Mating causes dramatic changes in female physiology, behaviour, and immunity in many insects, inducing oogenesis, oviposition, and refractoriness to further mating. Females from the Anopheles gambiae ...
This is a study of the genetics of malaria transmission by the mosquito vector in Africa, Anopheles gambiae. The study focuses on the mosquito vector, not the human subjects infected with ...
This is a single-centre, open-label study using P. falciparum-induced blood stage malaria (IBSM) infection to assess the infectivity of sexual life cycle stages of the malaria parasite (ga...
Primary Objective - To evaluate the safety and tolerability of co-administered single dose Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine (DHA-PQP), Ivermectin (IVM), Primaquine (PQ), and ...
Mosquito-borne diseases continue to cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide despite on-going control efforts. In 2015, there were >200 million cases of malaria worldwide, causi...
This is a single-center open label study conducted in multiple sequential cohorts using Induced Blood Stage Malaria infection in healthy volunteers to characterize the effectiveness of KAE...
A species of mosquito in the genus Anopheles and the principle vector of MALARIA in Africa.
A protozoan parasite of rodents transmitted by the mosquito Anopheles dureni.
A protozoan parasite of rodents transmitted by the mosquito Anopheles stephensi.
Surveillance of drugs, devices, appliances, etc., for efficacy or adverse effects, after they have been released for general sale.
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If malaria is not diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. What causes malaria? Malaria is caused by a type of parasite known as Plasmodium. There are many different types of Plasmod...
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Tropical Medicine is the study of diseases more commonly found in tropical regions than elsewhere. Examples of these diseases are malaria, yellow fever, Chagas disease, Dengue, Helminths, African trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, Lymphatic filaria...