Tag: Plasmodium

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CD4+ICOS+Foxp3+regulatory T cells: A Novel Sub-population Associated with Pathogenesis of Malaria

The protective immune response and disease outcome are known to be counterbalanced by regulatory T cells. The role of naturally occurring regulatory cells CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ in malaria infection remains debatable. ICOS molecule has been demonstrated to play a role in the growth and function of regulatory T cells and helps T regulatory cells to produce more…
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January 28, 2023 0

Evaluation of Diagnostic Performance of Immunochromatographic Rapid Card Test for Malarial Antigen against Peripheral Smear Microscopy: A Cross-sectional Study

Background: Malaria is a major public health problem in India, and it has emerged as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Rapid detection of malarial parasites can ensure timely and efficient management of clinical cases and disease control. In India, the most commonly used method for diagnosing malaria is peripheral smear microscopy. The purpose…
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June 24, 2021 0

Transfusional Malaria and Associated Factors at the National Blood Transfusion Center of Niamey-Niger: Global Perspective

Transfusional malaria is an accidental transmission of Plasmodium via a blood transfusion. Its magnitude is underestimated and very little data on the assessment of this risk are available in Niger. However, the blood requirement for sickle cell anemia and children suffering from severe malaria with anemia is very important. Objective: This study aimed to determine…
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July 1, 2020 0