Seif Shekalaghe

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Publications

  1. pmc Low density parasitaemia, red blood cell polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparum specific immune responses in a low endemic area in northern Tanzania
    Seif Shekalaghe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:69. 2009
  2. pmc Malaria diagnostic testing and treatment practices in three different Plasmodium falciparum transmission settings in Tanzania: before and after a government policy change
    Guido J H Bastiaens
    Nijmegen Institute for International Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:76. 2011
  3. pmc Revisiting the circulation time of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes: molecular detection methods to estimate the duration of gametocyte carriage and the effect of gametocytocidal drugs
    Teun Bousema
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 9:136. 2010
  4. pmc Evaluation of uptake and attitude to voluntary counseling and testing among health care professional students in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
    Mgosha P Charles
    Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National AIDS Control Programme division, PO Box 11857, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 9:128. 2009
  5. pmc A cluster-randomized trial of mass drug administration with a gametocytocidal drug combination to interrupt malaria transmission in a low endemic area in Tanzania
    Seif A Shekalaghe
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Moshi, Tanzania
    Malar J 10:247. 2011
  6. pmc Primaquine clears submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes that persist after treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and artesunate
    Seif Shekalaghe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 2:e1023. 2007
  7. pmc Overuse of artemisinin-combination therapy in Mto wa Mbu (river of mosquitoes), an area misinterpreted as high endemic for malaria
    Charles Mwanziva
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 7:232. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The suitability of clay pots for indoor sampling of mosquitoes in an arid area in northern Tanzania
    Wouter van den Bijllaardt
    Department of Medical Microbiology 268, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 111:197-9. 2009

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  1. pmc Low density parasitaemia, red blood cell polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparum specific immune responses in a low endemic area in northern Tanzania
    Seif Shekalaghe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:69. 2009
    ..falciparum parasite carriage and antibody responses to the asexual stage antigens, G6PD deficiency and alpha+-thalassaemia in 464 subjects from a low endemic area in northern Tanzania...
  2. pmc Malaria diagnostic testing and treatment practices in three different Plasmodium falciparum transmission settings in Tanzania: before and after a government policy change
    Guido J H Bastiaens
    Nijmegen Institute for International Health, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 10:76. 2011
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  3. pmc Revisiting the circulation time of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes: molecular detection methods to estimate the duration of gametocyte carriage and the effect of gametocytocidal drugs
    Teun Bousema
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 9:136. 2010
    ..Simple mathematical models were fitted to data from clinical trials in order to determine the mean gametocyte circulation time and duration of gametocyte carriage in treated malaria patients...
  4. pmc Evaluation of uptake and attitude to voluntary counseling and testing among health care professional students in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
    Mgosha P Charles
    Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National AIDS Control Programme division, PO Box 11857, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 9:128. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the acceptability of VCT and its actual uptake among young health care professional students at KCM College of Tumaini University and Allied health schools...
  5. pmc A cluster-randomized trial of mass drug administration with a gametocytocidal drug combination to interrupt malaria transmission in a low endemic area in Tanzania
    Seif A Shekalaghe
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Moshi, Tanzania
    Malar J 10:247. 2011
    ..75 mg/kg) on malaria transmission was determined in an area of very low and seasonal malaria transmission in northern Tanzania...
  6. pmc Primaquine clears submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes that persist after treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and artesunate
    Seif Shekalaghe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 2:e1023. 2007
    ..We determined the efficacy of SP+AS plus a single dose of primaquine (PQ, 0.75 mg/kg) on clearing gametocytaemia measured by molecular methods...
  7. pmc Overuse of artemisinin-combination therapy in Mto wa Mbu (river of mosquitoes), an area misinterpreted as high endemic for malaria
    Charles Mwanziva
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Malar J 7:232. 2008
    ..This study describes diagnostic and treatment practices in Mto wa Mbu, an area that used to be hyperendemic for malaria, but where no recent assessments of transmission intensity have been conducted...
  8. doi request reprint The suitability of clay pots for indoor sampling of mosquitoes in an arid area in northern Tanzania
    Wouter van den Bijllaardt
    Department of Medical Microbiology 268, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 111:197-9. 2009
    ..We conclude that clay pots are not a reliable tool to sample mosquitoes in the dry season in an area of low transmission intensity with Anopheles arabiensis as principle vector...