Abel Kakuru

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Publications

  1. pmc Increasing incidence of malaria in children despite insecticide-treated bed nets and prompt anti-malarial therapy in Tororo, Uganda
    Prasanna Jagannathan
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Malar J 11:435. 2012
  2. pmc The effects of ACT treatment and TS prophylaxis on Plasmodium falciparum gametocytemia in a cohort of young Ugandan children
    Abel Kakuru
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:736-43. 2013
  3. pmc Safety and tolerability of artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria in young HIV-infected and uninfected children
    Shereen Katrak
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Malar J 8:272. 2009
  4. pmc Prevalence of asymptomatic parasitemia and gametocytemia among HIV-infected Ugandan children randomized to receive different antiretroviral therapies
    Gloria Ikilezi
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:744-6. 2013
  5. pmc Antiretroviral agents and prevention of malaria in HIV-infected Ugandan children
    Jane Achan
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    N Engl J Med 367:2110-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Early parasite clearance following artemisinin-based combination therapy among Ugandan children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Mary K Muhindo
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Mulago Hospital Campus, PO Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:32. 2014
  7. pmc The association between malnutrition and the incidence of malaria among young HIV-infected and -uninfected Ugandan children: a prospective study
    Emmanuel Arinaitwe
    Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:90. 2012

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  1. pmc Increasing incidence of malaria in children despite insecticide-treated bed nets and prompt anti-malarial therapy in Tororo, Uganda
    Prasanna Jagannathan
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Malar J 11:435. 2012
    ..The burden of malaria has decreased in parts of Africa following the scaling up of control interventions. However, similar data are limited from high transmission settings...
  2. pmc The effects of ACT treatment and TS prophylaxis on Plasmodium falciparum gametocytemia in a cohort of young Ugandan children
    Abel Kakuru
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:736-43. 2013
    ..76, P < 0.001). The risk of gametocytemia and its potential for increasing transmission should be considered when evaluating different ACTs and TS prophylaxis for malaria control...
  3. pmc Safety and tolerability of artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for malaria in young HIV-infected and uninfected children
    Shereen Katrak
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Malar J 8:272. 2009
    ..However, there is limited data on the safety and tolerability of these drugs, especially in young children and patients co-infected with HIV...
  4. pmc Prevalence of asymptomatic parasitemia and gametocytemia among HIV-infected Ugandan children randomized to receive different antiretroviral therapies
    Gloria Ikilezi
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:744-6. 2013
    ..4% versus 6.5%, P = 0.04). Thus, in addition to decreasing the incidence of malaria, the use of PI-based ART may lower transmission, as a result of a decrease in gametocytemia, in areas of high malaria transmission intensity...
  5. pmc Antiretroviral agents and prevention of malaria in HIV-infected Ugandan children
    Jane Achan
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    N Engl J Med 367:2110-8. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Early parasite clearance following artemisinin-based combination therapy among Ugandan children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Mary K Muhindo
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration, Mulago Hospital Campus, PO Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:32. 2014
    ....
  7. pmc The association between malnutrition and the incidence of malaria among young HIV-infected and -uninfected Ugandan children: a prospective study
    Emmanuel Arinaitwe
    Makerere University University of California, San Francisco Research Collaboration, Mulago Hospital Complex, PO Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:90. 2012
    ..In addition, data are limited on the potential interaction between HIV infection and the association between malnutrition and the risk of malaria...