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A review of malaria diagnostic tools: microscopy and rapid diagnostic test (RDT).
The absolute necessity for rational therapy in the face of rampant drug resistance places increasing importance on the accuracy of malaria diagnosis. Giemsa microscopy and rapid diagnostic testsExpand
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Strongyloides stercoralis: Global Distribution and Risk Factors
Background The soil-transmitted threadworm, Strongyloides stercoralis, is one of the most neglected among the so-called neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). We reviewed studies of the last 20 years onExpand
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Failure of artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern Cambodia
BackgroundResistance to anti-malarial drugs hampers control efforts and increases the risk of morbidity and mortality from malaria. The efficacy of standard therapies for uncomplicated PlasmodiumExpand
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Origin and Evolution of Sulfadoxine Resistant Plasmodium falciparum
The Thailand-Cambodia border is the epicenter for drug-resistant falciparum malaria. Previous studies have shown that chloroquine (CQ) and pyrimethamine resistance originated in this region andExpand
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Different but overlapping populations of Strongyloides stercoralis in dogs and humans—Dogs as a possible source for zoonotic strongyloidiasis
Strongyloidiasis is a much-neglected soil born helminthiasis caused by the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. Human derived S. stercoralis can be maintained in dogs in the laboratory and thisExpand
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Schistosoma mekongi in Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Schistosomiasis found in communities along the Mekong River in Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is caused by the blood fluke Schistosoma mekongi. Early observations on patientsExpand
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Diagnosis, Treatment and Risk Factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in Schoolchildren in Cambodia
Background Worldwide, an estimated 30 to 100 million people are infected with Strongyloides stercoralis, a soil-transmitted helminth. Information on the parasite is scarce in most settings. InExpand
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High Prevalence and Spatial Distribution of Strongyloides stercoralis in Rural Cambodia
Background The threadworm, Strongyloides stercoralis, endemic in tropical and temperate climates, is a neglected tropical disease. Its diagnosis requires specific methods, and accurate information onExpand
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Prevalence and risk factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in Takeo Province, Cambodia
BackgroundThe threadworm Strongyloides stercoralis, the most neglected helminth, affects an estimated 30-100 million people worldwide. Information on S. stercoralis infection is scarce in tropicalExpand
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Multiple genetic backgrounds of the amplified Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance (pfmdr1) gene and selective sweep of 184F mutation in Cambodia.
BACKGROUND The emergence of artesunate-mefloquine (AS+MQ)-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Thailand-Cambodia region is a major concern for malaria control. Studies indicate that copy numberExpand
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