Carmen E Contreras

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Central de Venezuela
Country: Venezuela

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetics of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Venezuelan state of Bolivar
    Carmen E Contreras
    Immunology Institute, School of Medicine, Central University, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:400-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific activity of potential antimalarial compounds measured in vitro by flow cytometry in comparison to optical microscopy and hypoxanthine uptake
    Carmen E Contreras
    Instituto de Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Central, Apartado Postal 50109, Caracas 1050 A, Venezuela
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:179-84. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Origin and dissemination of Plasmodium falciparum drug-resistance mutations in South America
    Joseph F Cortese
    Malaria Section, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:999-1006. 2002

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetics of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Venezuelan state of Bolivar
    Carmen E Contreras
    Immunology Institute, School of Medicine, Central University, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:400-5. 2002
    ..falciparum malaria in Bolivar, and an invasion of multi-resistant pathogens from Brazil. Despite national restrictions on the use of SP and chloroquine, genotypic resistance to these therapies remains widespread in Bolivar...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stage-specific activity of potential antimalarial compounds measured in vitro by flow cytometry in comparison to optical microscopy and hypoxanthine uptake
    Carmen E Contreras
    Instituto de Inmunologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Central, Apartado Postal 50109, Caracas 1050 A, Venezuela
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:179-84. 2004
    ..Advantages of flow cytometry analysis over traditional assays included higher throughput for data collection, insight into the stage-specificity of antimalarial activity avoiding use of radioactive isotopes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Origin and dissemination of Plasmodium falciparum drug-resistance mutations in South America
    Joseph F Cortese
    Malaria Section, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Infect Dis 186:999-1006. 2002
    ..This study highlights the importance of continent-wide malaria-control policies and suggests that the containment of resistance to the next generation of therapies may be feasible...