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Acquisition of IgG to ICAM-1-Binding DBLβ Domains in the Plasmodium falciparum Erythrocyte Membrane Protein 1 Antigen Family Varies between Groups A, B, and C.

Infect Immun 2019 Oct 19;87(10). Epub 2019 Sep 19.

Centre for Medical Parasitology at Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00224-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6759304PMC
October 2019

kelch propeller polymorphisms in clinical isolates from Ghana: 2007-2016.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 Aug 19. Epub 2019 Aug 19.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00802-19DOI Listing
August 2019

Challenges and perceptions of implementing mass testing, treatment and tracking in malaria control: a qualitative study in Pakro sub-district of Ghana.

BMC Public Health 2019 Jun 6;19(1):695. Epub 2019 Jun 6.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7037-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6554894PMC
June 2019

Therapeutic efficacy of artesunate-amodiaquine and artemether-lumefantrine combinations for uncomplicated malaria in 10 sentinel sites across Ghana: 2015-2017.

Malar J 2019 Jun 24;18(1):206. Epub 2019 Jun 24.

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG581, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2848-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6591907PMC
June 2019

Malaria vaccine deployment in Africa: focus on Ghana.

Ghana Med J 2019 Jun;53(2):90-91

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/gmj.v53i2.2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6697768PMC
June 2019

Explanatory models of stroke in Ghana: perspectives of stroke survivors and their caregivers.

Ethn Health 2019 Mar 29:1-23. Epub 2019 Mar 29.

b Regional Institute for Population Studies , University of Ghana , Accra , Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2018.1557116DOI Listing
March 2019

Malaria causes long-term effects on markers of iron status in children: a critical assessment of existing clinical and epidemiological tools.

Malar J 2018 Dec 11;17(1):464. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Centre for Medical Parasitology, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2609-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6290551PMC
December 2018

Impact of indoor residual spraying on malaria parasitaemia in the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District in northern Ghana.

Parasit Vectors 2018 Oct 23;11(1):555. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, P. O. Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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https://parasitesandvectors.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.11
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3130-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6199755PMC
October 2018

Improved prediction of gestational hypertension by inclusion of placental growth factor and pregnancy associated plasma protein-a in a sample of Ghanaian women.

Reprod Health 2018 Mar 27;15(1):56. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Julius Global Health, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-018-0492-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5870183PMC
March 2018

Information gaps in surveillance data and effects on the Ghanaian response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Ghana Med J 2017 Sep;51(3):115-119

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5870230PMC
September 2017

Characterisation of the opposing effects of G6PD deficiency on cerebral malaria and severe malarial anaemia.

Elife 2017 01 9;6. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.15085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5222559PMC
January 2017

Development and validation of a prediction model for gestational hypertension in a Ghanaian cohort.

BMJ Open 2017 01 16;7(1):e012670. Epub 2017 Jan 16.

Julius Global Health, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012670DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5253568PMC
January 2017

Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from uncomplicated malaria cases in Ghana over a decade.

Parasit Vectors 2016 07 26;9(1):416. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1692-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962487PMC
July 2016

Clonal types of Toxoplasma gondii among immune compromised and immune competent individuals in Accra, Ghana.

Parasitol Int 2016 Jun 8;65(3):238-44. Epub 2016 Jan 8.

Department of Environmental Parasitology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2016.01.004DOI Listing
June 2016

Monitoring malaria using health facility based surveys: challenges and limitations.

BMC Public Health 2016 04 21;16:354. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Medical Research Council Unit, P. O. Box 273, Banjul, The Gambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-2858-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4840858PMC
April 2016

Within-host competition and drug resistance in the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.

Proc Biol Sci 2016 Mar;283(1826):20153038

Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2015.3038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4810865PMC
March 2016

Therapeutic efficacy of artesunate-amodiaquine and artemether-lumefantrine combinations in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in two ecological zones in Ghana.

Malar J 2016 Jan 5;15. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-015-1080-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4700572PMC
January 2016

Serological evidence of vector and parasite exposure in Southern Ghana: the dynamics of malaria transmission intensity.

Parasit Vectors 2015 Apr 28;8:251. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Science University of Ghana, LG581, , Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-0861-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4418069PMC
April 2015

Anti-trypanosomal activity of diarylheptanoids isolated from the bark of Alnus japonica.

Am J Chin Med 2014 1;42(5):1245-60. Epub 2014 Sep 1.

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagasaki International University, Sasebo, Nagasaki 859-3298, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0192415X14500785DOI Listing
March 2015

Dynamics of the antibody response to Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children.

J Infect Dis 2014 Oct 8;210(7):1115-22. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Imperial College London.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu219DOI Listing
October 2014

Of cholera and Ebola virus disease in Ghana.

Ghana Med J 2014 Sep;48(3):120

Ghana Medical Journal

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4335441PMC
September 2014

Malaria control in Africa: progress but still much to do.

Lancet 2014 May 20;383(9930):1703-4. Epub 2014 Feb 20.

Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60044-1DOI Listing
May 2014

Biochemical and hematologic parameters for children in the middle belt of Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Apr 3;90(4):767-73. Epub 2014 Mar 3.

Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Kintampo, Ghana; Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.13-0098DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3973528PMC
April 2014

Anti-sporozoite antibodies as alternative markers for malaria transmission intensity estimation.

Malar J 2014 Mar 17;13:103. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

Department of Immunology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-13-103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995447PMC
March 2014

Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine combination in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria among children under five years of age in three ecological zones in Ghana.

Malar J 2012 Nov 22;11:388. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

Epidemiology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P, O, Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-11-388DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3519607PMC
November 2012

Seeking consent to genetic and genomic research in a rural Ghanaian setting: a qualitative study of the MalariaGEN experience.

BMC Med Ethics 2012 Jul 2;13:15. Epub 2012 Jul 2.

The Ethox Centre, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6939-13-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3441464PMC
July 2012

Antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum antigens and the risk of clinical malaria in endemic populations.

Authors:
Kwadwo A Koram

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2011 Nov;9(11):987-91

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, PO Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/eri.11.128DOI Listing
November 2011

Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana.

Malar J 2011 May 15;10:127. Epub 2011 May 15.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-10-127DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3117750PMC
May 2011

Selective sweeps and genetic lineages of Plasmodium falciparum drug -resistant alleles in Ghana.

J Infect Dis 2011 Jan;203(2):220-7

Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiq038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3071065PMC
January 2011

Malaria vaccine development: an endemic country perspective.

Hum Vaccin 2010 Jan 24;6(1):12-6. Epub 2010 Jan 24.

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/hv.6.1.9605DOI Listing
January 2010

A tuberculin skin test survey among Ghanaian school children.

BMC Public Health 2010 Jan 26;10:35. Epub 2010 Jan 26.

Bacteriology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-35DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2829002PMC
January 2010

Effectiveness of combined intermittent preventive treatment for children and timely home treatment for malaria control.

Malar J 2009 Dec 11;8:292. Epub 2009 Dec 11.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-292DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797018PMC
December 2009

Perceptions, attitudes and acceptance of aretemisinin combination therapy for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in ghana.

Authors:
Kwadwo A Koram

Ghana Med J 2009 Sep;43(3):98

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2810240PMC
September 2009

Genome-wide and fine-resolution association analysis of malaria in West Africa.

Nat Genet 2009 Jun 24;41(6):657-65. Epub 2009 May 24.

MRC Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul, Gambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.388DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2889040PMC
June 2009

HLA-DRB1*04 allele is associated with severe malaria in northern Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2008 Feb;78(2):251-5

Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana.

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February 2008

The changing patterns of hypertension in Ghana: a study of four rural communities in the Ga District.

Ethn Dis 2006 ;16(4):894-9

National Diabetes Management and Research Centre, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Korle Bu, Ghana.

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July 2007

Amodiaquine in future combination treatment of malaria in Ghana.

Trop Doct 2007 Jul;37(3):154-6

Navrongo Health Research Centre, PO Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/004947507781524656DOI Listing
July 2007

Mutations in Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter and multidrug resistance genes, and treatment outcomes in Ghanaian children with uncomplicated malaria.

J Trop Pediatr 2007 Feb 10;53(1):27-31. Epub 2006 Dec 10.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG581, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fml076DOI Listing
February 2007

Short report: ITS-1 DNA sequence confirmation of Leishmania major as a cause of cutaneous leishmaniasis from an outbreak focus in the Ho district, southeastern Ghana.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006 Sep;75(3):502-4

Research Science Directorate, Enteric Disease Research Program, Vector Biology Research Program, Ghana Detachment, US Naval Medical Research Unit 3, Cairo, Egypt.

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September 2006

Socio-cultural determinants of treatment delay for childhood malaria in southern Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2006 Jul;11(7):1022-31

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2006.01660.xDOI Listing
July 2006

Clinical case definitions and malaria vaccine efficacy.

J Infect Dis 2006 Feb 27;193(3):467-73. Epub 2005 Dec 27.

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/499314DOI Listing
February 2006