Tropical medicine and international health

VOL. 9, NO. 1, JANUARY; 2004
Contents Editorial: The challenge of dengue vaccine development and introduction Jacqueline L. Deen Does increased general schooling protect against HIV infection? A study in four African cities Judith R. Glynn, Michel Caraël, Anne Buvé, Séverin Anagonou Léopold Zekeng, Maina Kahindo,Rosemary Musonda Pregnancy interval and delivery outcome among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women in Kisumu, Kenya Anna M. Eijk, Kevin M. De Cock, John G. Ayisi, Daniel H. Rosen Juliana A. Otieno, Bernard L. Nahlen, Richard W. Steketee Epidemiological and entomological surveillance of the co-circulation of DEN-1, DEN-2 and DEN-4 viruses in French Guiana Florence Fouque, Romuald Garinci, Pascal Gaborit The efficacy of chloroquine, sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine and a combination of both for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an area of low transmission in western Uganda Richard Ndyomugyenyi, Pascal Magnussen, Siân Clarke Addition of artesunate to chloroquine for treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Gambian children causes a significant but short-lived reduction in infectiousness for mosquitoes Christopher J. Drakeley, Musa Jawara, Geoffrey A. T. Targett, Gijs Walraven Uche Obisike, Rosalind Coleman, Margaret Pinder, Colin J. Sutherland Adherence to the combination of sulphadoxine–pyrimethamine and artesunate in the Maheba refugee settlement, Zambia Evelyn Depoortere, Jean-Paul Guthmann, Naawa Sipilanyambe, Esther Nkandu Florence Fermon, Suna Balkan, Dominique Legros The changing epidemiology of malaria in Ifakara Town, southern Tanzania David Schellenberg, Clara Menendez, John Aponte, Caterina Guinovart, Hassan Mshinda, Marcel Tanner, Pedro Alonso Use of antenatal care services and intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among pregnant women in Blantyre District, Malawi Timothy H. Holtz, S. Patrick Kachur, Jacquelin M. Roberts, Lawrence H. Marum Christopher Mkandala, Nyson Chizani, Allan Macheso, Monica E. Parise Megazol combined with suramin improves a new diagnosis index of the early meningo-encephalitic phase of experimental African trypanosomiasis Annabelle Darsaud, Céline Chevrier, Lionel Bourdon, Michel Dumas, Alain Buguet Bernard Bouteille Epilepsy prevalence in rural Zambia: a door-to-door survey Gretchen L. Birbeck, Ellie M. N. Kalichi Soluble transferrin receptor in Aboriginal children with a high prevalence of iron deficiency and infection B. Ritchie, Y. McNeil, D. R. Brewster Household drinking water in developing countries: a systematic review of microbiological contamination between source and point-of-use Jim Wright, Stephen Gundry, Ronan Conroy The use of non-prescribed medication in the first 3?months of life in rural South Africa Ruth M. Bland, Nigel C. Rollins, Jan Van den Broeck, Hoosen M. Coovadia The cost and cost-effectiveness of malaria vector control by residual insecticide house-spraying in southern Mozambique: a rural and urban analysis Lesong Conteh, Brian L Sharp, Elisebeth Streat, Avertino Barreto Sundragasen Konar In situ measured elimination of Vibrio cholerae from brackish water María Elena Martínez Pérez, Miroslav Macek, María Teresa Castro Galván Retaking sleeping sickness control in Angola Paulo M. Abel, Godi Kiala, Vanda Lôa, Markus Behrend, Jens Musolf Hanne Fleischmann, Josénando Théophile, Sanjeev Krishna, August Stich Measuring schistosomiasis case management of the health services in Ghana and Mali Marieke J. Werf, Sake J. Vlas, Aly Landouré, Kwabena M. Bosompem J. D. F. Habbema Test strip detection of Wuchereria bancrofti amplified DNA in wild- caught Culex pipiens and estimation of infection rate by a PoolScreen algorithm Hanan Helmy, Peter Fischer, Hoda A. Farid, Mark H. Bradley, Reda M. R. Ramzy Malaria transmission dynamics at a site in northern Ghana proposed for testing malaria vaccines Maxwell Appawu, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Samuel Dadzie, Victor Asoala Francis Anto, Kwadwo Koram, William Rogers, Francis Nkrumah Stephen L. Hoffman, David J. Fryauff Genetic markers of resistance to pyrimethamine and sulfonamides in Plasmodium falciparum parasites compared with the resistance patterns in isolates of Escherichia coli from the same children in Guinea-Bissau Poul-Erik Kofoed, Michael Alfrangis, Anja Poulsen, Amabelia Rodrigues Susanne Borum Gjedde, Anita Rønn, Lars Rombo Lay diagnosis of causes of death for monitoring AIDS mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tekebash Araya, Georges Reniers, Ab Schaap, Derege Kebede, Abera Kumie Nico Nagelkerke, Roel Coutinho, Eduard Sanders VOL. 9, NO. 2, FEBRUARY; 2004
Editorial: Household water management: refining the dominant paradigm Thomas F. Clasen, Sandy Cairncross Artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated malaria: a systematic review Aika A. Omari, Carrol Gamble, Paul Garner Efficacy of chloroquine, amodiaquine, sulphadoxine–pyrimethamine and combination therapy with artesunate in Mozambican children with non-complicated malaria F. Abacassamo, S. Enosse, J. J. Aponte, F. X. Gómez-Olivé, L. Quintó, S. Mabunda, A. Barreto, P. Magnussen, A. M. Rønn, R. Thompson, P. L. Alonso CV8, a new combination of dihydroartemisinin, piperaquine, trimethoprim and primaquine, compared with atovaquone–proguanil against falciparum malaria in Vietnam Phan T. Giao, Peter J. Vries, Le Q. Hung, Tran Q. Binh, Nguyen V. Nam, Piet A. Kager Efficacy of mefloquine and mefloquine–artesunate for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Amazon region of Bolivia Juan Carlos Avila, Rodolfo Villaroel, Wilmer Marquiño, Jorge Zegarra René Mollinedo, Trenton K. Ruebush Efficacy of sulphadoxine–pyrimethamine alone or combined with amodiaquine or chloroquine for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Ugandan children Ambrose O. Talisuna, Anne Nalunkuma-Kazibwe, Nathan Bakyaita Peter Langi, Theonest K. Mutabingwa, William W. Watkins Eric Van Marck, Umberto D'Alessandro, Thomas G. Egwang Malaria transmission and major malaria vectors in different geographical areas of Southeast Asia H. D. Trung, W. Van Bortel, T. Sochantha, K. Keokenchanh, N. T. Quang L. D. Cong, M. Coosemans Post-injury malaria: a risk factor for wound infection and protracted recovery Mads Sundet, Tove Heger, Hans Husum Research for control: the onchocerciasis experience* Jan H. F. Remme Use of intermittent presumptive treatment and insecticide treated bed nets by pregnant women in four Kenyan districts H. L. Guyatt, A. M. Noor, S. A. Ochola, R. W. Snow Anaemia in pregnancy and infant mortality in Tanzania Tanya Marchant, Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg, Rose Nathan, Salim Abdulla Oscar Mukasa, Hassan Mshinda, Christian Lengeler Does reducing malaria improve household living standards? Ramanan Laxminarayan Out-of-pocket health expenditure and debt in poor households: evidence from Cambodia Wim Van Damme, Luc Van Leemput, Ir Por, Wim Hardeman, Bruno Meessen Strengthening health services to control epidemics: empirical evidence from Guinea on its cost-effectiveness Wim Van Damme, Wim Van Lerberghe Climate variability and Ross River virus transmission in Townsville Region, Australia, 1985–1996 Shilu Tong, Wenbiao Hu, A. J. McMichael Seroepidemiology of dengue in the adult population of Singapore Annelies Wilder-Smith Winnie Foo, Arul Earnest, Sangeetha Sremulanathan, Nicholas I. Paton Tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis in young children F. Bos, M. Terken, L. Ypma, J. L. L. Kimpen, E. D. Nel, H. S. Schaaf J. F. Schoeman, P. R. Donald Viewpoint: The Brazilian HIV/AIDS ‘success story’– can others do it? V. Oliveira-Cruz, J. Kowalski, B. McPake Corrigenda 314-314


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