Brigitte Lemen

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Regular monitoring of the levels of anti-malarial resistance of Plasmodium falciparum is an essential policy to adapt therapy and improve malaria control. This monitoring can be facilitated by using molecular tools, which are easier to implement than the classical determination of the resistance phenotype. In Cameroon, chloroquine (CQ), previously the(More)
BACKGROUND Placental cytokines play crucial roles in the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy as well as protecting the foetus from infections. Previous studies have suggested the implication of infections such as P. falciparum and HIV in the stimulation of placental cytokines. This study assessed the impact of P. falciparum on placental cytokine(More)
Address: 1Virology laboratory, Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, BP 1274 Yaoundé, Cameroon, 2INSERM U717, Université Paris 7, DBIM, Hôpital St Louis, 75010 Paris, France, 3Centre d'Animation Sociale et Sanitaire (CASS) Nkoldongo, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 4The maternity of the Central Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon and 5Unité de Régulation des Infections Rétrovirales,(More)
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