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Status of allele frequency and diversity of Plasmodium falciparum msp1, msp2 and glurp before implementation of an artemisinin-based combined therapy in Northwestern Colombia
Introduction. The status of msp1, msp2 and glurp allele frequency and the diversity of Plasmodium falciparum in Northwestern Colombia before the implementation of an artemisinin-combined therapy have been explored only ...
Relationship between Duffy blood groups genotypes and malaria infection in different ethnic groups of Choco- Colombia
Background: The negative homozygous condition for the Duffy blood group (Fy-/Fy-) confers natural resistance to Plasmodium vivax infection. In this direction, studies carried out in Colombia are scarce Objective: To ...
The effects of Plasmodium vivax gestational malaria on the clinical and immune status of pregnant women in Northwestern Colombia
Objetive: The study explored the effects of Plasmodium vivax infection on the balance of pro- versus anti- inflammatory cytokines and chemokines and their relationship with some clinical and epidemiology outcomes. Methods: ...