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Professor Marcelo Urbano Ferreira

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    1. Fontoura PS, da Costa AS, Ribeiro FS, Ferreira MS, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Field Efficacy of VectoMax FG and VectoLex CG Biological Larvicides for Malaria Vector Control in Northwestern Brazil. J Med Entomol. 2019 Nov 21. PMID: 31751448.
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    2. Antonelli LR, Junqueira C, Vinetz JM, Golenbock DT, Ferreira MU, Gazzinelli RT. The immunology of Plasmodium vivax malaria. Immunol Rev. 2019 Oct 23. PMID: 31642531.
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    3. Corder RM, Paula GA, Pincelli A, Ferreira MU. Statistical modeling of surveillance data to identify correlates of urban malaria risk: A population-based study in the Amazon Basin. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0220980. PMID: 31398228.
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    4. Soares RR, Cunha CF, Ferraz-Nogueira R, Marins-Dos-Santos A, Rodrigues-da-Silva RN, da Silva Soares I, da Costa Lima-Junior J, Bertho AL, Ferreira MU, Scopel KKG. Apical membrane protein 1-specific antibody profile and temporal changes in peripheral blood B-cell populations in Plasmodium vivax malaria. Parasite Immunol. 2019 09; 41(9):e12662. PMID: 31271660.
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    5. Poole CB, Sinha A, Ettwiller L, Apone L, McKay K, Panchapakesa V, Lima NF, Ferreira MU, Wanji S, Carlow CKS. In Silico Identification of Novel Biomarkers and Development of New Rapid Diagnostic Tests for the Filarial Parasites Mansonella perstans and Mansonella ozzardi. Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 16; 9(1):10275. PMID: 31311985.
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    6. Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Pincelli A, Malta MB, Souza RM, Ferreira MU, Castro MC, Cardoso MA. High prevalence of gestational night blindness and maternal anemia in a population-based survey of Brazilian Amazonian postpartum women. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0219203. PMID: 31269067.
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    7. Scully EJ, Shabani E, Rangel GW, Grüring C, Kanjee U, Clark MA, Chaand M, Kurita R, Nakamura Y, Ferreira MU, Duraisingh MT. Generation of an immortalized erythroid progenitor cell line from peripheral blood: A model system for the functional analysis of Plasmodium spp. invasion. Am J Hematol. 2019 May 31. PMID: 31148215.
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    8. Urusova D, Carias L, Huang Y, Nicolete VC, Popovici J, Roesch C, Salinas ND, Dechavanne S, Witkowski B, Ferreira MU, Adams JH, Gross ML, King CL, Tolia NH. Structural basis for neutralization of Plasmodium vivax by naturally acquired human antibodies that target DBP. Nat Microbiol. 2019 09; 4(9):1486-1496. PMID: 31133752.
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    9. Ladeia-Andrade S, Menezes MJ, de Sousa TN, Silvino ACR, de Carvalho JF, Salla LC, Nery OA, de Melo GNP, Corder RM, Rodrigues PT, Ferreira MU. Monitoring the Efficacy of Chloroquine-Primaquine Therapy for Uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax Malaria in the Main Transmission Hot Spot of Brazil. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 05; 63(5). PMID: 30782991.
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    10. Carias LL, Dechavanne S, Nicolete VC, Sreng S, Suon S, Amaratunga C, Fairhurst RM, Dechavanne C, Barnes S, Witkowski B, Popovici J, Roesch C, Chen E, Ferreira MU, Tolia NH, Adams JH, King CL. Identification and Characterization of Functional Human Monoclonal Antibodies to Plasmodium vivax Duffy-Binding Protein. J Immunol. 2019 05 01; 202(9):2648-2660. PMID: 30944159.
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    11. Ferreira MU, Castro MC. Malaria Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Residual and Resurgent Transmission and Challenges for Control and Elimination. Methods Mol Biol. 2019; 2013:57-70. PMID: 31267493.
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    12. Bittencourt NC, Leite JA, Silva ABIE, Pimenta TS, Silva-Filho JL, Cassiano GC, Lopes SCP, Dos-Santos JCK, Bourgard C, Nakaya HI, da Silva Ventura AMR, Lacerda MVG, Ferreira MU, Machado RLD, Albrecht L, Costa FTM. Genetic sequence characterization and naturally acquired immune response to Plasmodium vivax Rhoptry Neck Protein 2 (PvRON2). Malar J. 2018 Oct 31; 17(1):401. PMID: 30382855.
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    13. Ntumngia FB, Thomson-Luque R, Galusic S, Frato G, Frischmann S, Peabody DS, Chackerian B, Ferreira MU, King CL, Adams JH. Identification and Immunological Characterization of the Ligand Domain of Plasmodium vivax Reticulocyte Binding Protein 1a. J Infect Dis. 2018 08 24; 218(7):1110-1118. PMID: 29741629.
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    14. Obaldia N, Meibalan E, Sa JM, Ma S, Clark MA, Mejia P, Moraes Barros RR, Otero W, Ferreira MU, Mitchell JR, Milner DA, Huttenhower C, Wirth DF, Duraisingh MT, Wellems TE, Marti M. Bone Marrow Is a Major Parasite Reservoir in Plasmodium vivax Infection. mBio. 2018 05 08; 9(3). PMID: 29739900.
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    15. Pincelli A, Neves PAR, Lourenço BH, Corder RM, Malta MB, Sampaio-Silva J, de Souza RM, Cardoso MA, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. The Hidden Burden of Plasmodium vivax Malaria in Pregnancy in the Amazon: An Observational Study in Northwestern Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 07; 99(1):73-83. PMID: 29741155.
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    16. Karunaweera ND, Ferreira MU. Leishmaniasis: current challenges and prospects for elimination with special focus on the South Asian region. Parasitology. 2018 04; 145(4):425-429. PMID: 29642962.
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    17. Rangel GW, Clark MA, Kanjee U, Lim C, Shaw-Saliba K, Menezes MJ, Mascarenhas A, Chery L, Gomes E, Rathod PK, Ferreira MU, Duraisingh MT. Enhanced Ex Vivo Plasmodium vivax Intraerythrocytic Enrichment and Maturation for Rapid and Sensitive Parasite Growth Assays. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 04; 62(4). PMID: 29378713.
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    18. Lima NF, Gonçalves-Lopes RM, Kruize YCM, Yazdanbakhsh M, Ferreira MU. CD39 and immune regulation in a chronic helminth infection: The puzzling case of Mansonella ozzardi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 03; 12(3):e0006327. PMID: 29505582.
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    19. Rodrigues PT, Valdivia HO, de Oliveira TC, Alves JMP, Duarte AMRC, Cerutti-Junior C, Buery JC, Brito CFA, de Souza JC, Hirano ZMB, Bueno MG, Catão-Dias JL, Malafronte RS, Ladeia-Andrade S, Mita T, Santamaria AM, Calzada JE, Tantular IS, Kawamoto F, Raijmakers LRJ, Mueller I, Pacheco MA, Escalante AA, Felger I, Ferreira MU. Human migration and the spread of malaria parasites to the New World. Sci Rep. 2018 01 31; 8(1):1993. PMID: 29386521.
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    20. Cravo P, Machado RB, Leite JA, Leda T, Suwanarusk R, Bittencourt N, Albrecht L, Judice C, Lopes SCP, Lacerda MVG, Ferreira MU, Soares IS, Goh YS, Bargieri DY, Nosten F, Russell B, Rénia L, Costa FTM. In silico epitope mapping and experimental evaluation of the Merozoite Adhesive Erythrocytic Binding Protein (MAEBL) as a malaria vaccine candidate. Malar J. 2018 01 10; 17(1):20. PMID: 29316918.
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    21. Gruszczyk J, Kanjee U, Chan LJ, Menant S, Malleret B, Lim NTY, Schmidt CQ, Mok YF, Lin KM, Pearson RD, Rangel G, Smith BJ, Call MJ, Weekes MP, Griffin MDW, Murphy JM, Abraham J, Sriprawat K, Menezes MJ, Ferreira MU, Russell B, Renia L, Duraisingh MT, Tham WH. Transferrin receptor 1 is a reticulocyte-specific receptor for Plasmodium vivax. Science. 2018 01 05; 359(6371):48-55. PMID: 29302006.
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    22. Devakumar D, Bamford A, Ferreira MU, Broad J, Rosch RE, Groce N, Breuer J, Cardoso MA, Copp AJ, Alexandre P, Rodrigues LC, Abubakar I. Infectious causes of microcephaly: epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management. Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 01; 18(1):e1-e13. PMID: 28844634.
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    23. de Oliveira TC, Rodrigues PT, Menezes MJ, Gonçalves-Lopes RM, Bastos MS, Lima NF, Barbosa S, Gerber AL, Loss de Morais G, Berná L, Phelan J, Robello C, de Vasconcelos ATR, Alves JMP, Ferreira MU. Genome-wide diversity and differentiation in New World populations of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul; 11(7):e0005824. PMID: 28759591.
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    24. Fontoura PS, Finco BF, Lima NF, de Carvalho JF, Vinetz JM, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Reactive Case Detection for Plasmodium vivax Malaria Elimination in Rural Amazonia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 12; 10(12):e0005221. PMID: 27941968.
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    25. Hostetler JB, Lo E, Kanjee U, Amaratunga C, Suon S, Sreng S, Mao S, Yewhalaw D, Mascarenhas A, Kwiatkowski DP, Ferreira MU, Rathod PK, Yan G, Fairhurst RM, Duraisingh MT, Rayner JC. Independent Origin and Global Distribution of Distinct Plasmodium vivax Duffy Binding Protein Gene Duplications. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Oct; 10(10):e0005091. PMID: 27798646.
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    26. Carlos BC, Fotoran WL, Menezes MJ, Cabral FJ, Bastos MF, Costa FTM, Sousa-Neto JA, Ribolla PEM, Wunderlich G, Ferreira MU. Expressed var gene repertoire and variant surface antigen diversity in a shrinking Plasmodium falciparum population. Exp Parasitol. 2016 Nov; 170:90-99. PMID: 27663467.
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    27. Nicolete VC, Frischmann S, Barbosa S, King CL, Ferreira MU. Naturally Acquired Binding-Inhibitory Antibodies to Plasmodium vivax Duffy Binding Protein and Clinical Immunity to Malaria in Rural Amazonians. J Infect Dis. 2016 11 15; 214(10):1539-1546. PMID: 27578850.
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    28. Shaw-Saliba K, Clarke D, Santos JM, Menezes MJ, Lim C, Mascarenhas A, Chery L, Gomes E, March S, Bhatia SN, Rathod PK, Ferreira MU, Catteruccia F, Duraisingh MT. Infection of laboratory colonies of Anopheles mosquitoes with Plasmodium vivax from cryopreserved clinical isolates. Int J Parasitol. 2016 10; 46(11):679-83. PMID: 27456552.
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    29. Hupalo DN, Luo Z, Melnikov A, Sutton PL, Rogov P, Escalante A, Vallejo AF, Herrera S, Arévalo-Herrera M, Fan Q, Wang Y, Cui L, Lucas CM, Durand S, Sanchez JF, Baldeviano GC, Lescano AG, Laman M, Barnadas C, Barry A, Mueller I, Kazura JW, Eapen A, Kanagaraj D, Valecha N, Ferreira MU, Roobsoong W, Nguitragool W, Sattabonkot J, Gamboa D, Kosek M, Vinetz JM, González-Cerón L, Birren BW, Neafsey DE, Carlton JM. Population genomics studies identify signatures of global dispersal and drug resistance in Plasmodium vivax. Nat Genet. 2016 08; 48(8):953-8. PMID: 27348298.
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    30. Pearson RD, Amato R, Auburn S, Miotto O, Almagro-Garcia J, Amaratunga C, Suon S, Mao S, Noviyanti R, Trimarsanto H, Marfurt J, Anstey NM, William T, Boni MF, Dolecek C, Hien TT, White NJ, Michon P, Siba P, Tavul L, Harrison G, Barry A, Mueller I, Ferreira MU, Karunaweera N, Randrianarivelojosia M, Gao Q, Hubbart C, Hart L, Jeffery B, Drury E, Mead D, Kekre M, Campino S, Manske M, Cornelius VJ, MacInnis B, Rockett KA, Miles A, Rayner JC, Fairhurst RM, Nosten F, Price RN, Kwiatkowski DP. Genomic analysis of local variation and recent evolution in Plasmodium vivax. Nat Genet. 2016 08; 48(8):959-964. PMID: 27348299.
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    31. Gonçalves-Lopes RM, Lima NF, Carvalho KI, Scopel KK, Kallás EG, Ferreira MU. Surface expression of inhibitory (CTLA-4) and stimulatory (OX40) receptors by CD4+ regulatory T cell subsets circulating in human malaria. Microbes Infect. 2016 Oct; 18(10):639-648. PMID: 27320393.
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    32. Mita T, Culleton R, Takahashi N, Nakamura M, Tsukahara T, Hunja CW, Win ZZ, Htike WW, Marma AS, Dysoley L, Ndounga M, Dzodzomenyo M, Akhwale WS, Kobayashi J, Uemura H, Kaneko A, Hombhanje F, Ferreira MU, Björkman A, Endo H, Ohashi J. Little Polymorphism at the K13 Propeller Locus in Worldwide Plasmodium falciparum Populations Prior to the Introduction of Artemisinin Combination Therapies. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 06; 60(6):3340-7. PMID: 27001814.
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    33. Ferreira MU, Castro MC. Challenges for malaria elimination in Brazil. Malar J. 2016 05 20; 15(1):284. PMID: 27206924.
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    34. Lima NF, Veggiani Aybar CA, Dantur Juri MJ, Ferreira MU. Mansonella ozzardi: a neglected New World filarial nematode. Pathog Glob Health. 2016 May; 110(3):97-107. PMID: 27376501.
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    35. Ladeia-Andrade S, de Melo GN, de Souza-Lima Rde C, Salla LC, Bastos MS, Rodrigues PT, Luz Fd, Ferreira MU. No Clinical or Molecular Evidence of Plasmodium falciparum Resistance to Artesunate-Mefloquine in Northwestern Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Jul 06; 95(1):148-54. PMID: 27068396.
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    36. Ferreira MU, Castro MC. No longer a deadly encounter? Pathog Glob Health. 2015; 109(7):307-8. PMID: 26750992.
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    37. Wilson ML, Krogstad DJ, Arinaitwe E, Arevalo-Herrera M, Chery L, Ferreira MU, Ndiaye D, Mathanga DP, Eapen A. Urban Malaria: Understanding its Epidemiology, Ecology, and Transmission Across Seven Diverse ICEMR Network Sites. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Sep; 93(3 Suppl):110-123. PMID: 26259941.
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    38. Escalante AA, Ferreira MU, Vinetz JM, Volkman SK, Cui L, Gamboa D, Krogstad DJ, Barry AE, Carlton JM, van Eijk AM, Pradhan K, Mueller I, Greenhouse B, Pacheco MA, Vallejo AF, Herrera S, Felger I. Malaria Molecular Epidemiology: Lessons from the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research Network. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Sep; 93(3 Suppl):79-86. PMID: 26259945.
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    39. Koepfli C, Rodrigues PT, Antao T, Orjuela-Sánchez P, Van den Eede P, Gamboa D, van Hong N, Bendezu J, Erhart A, Barnadas C, Ratsimbasoa A, Menard D, Severini C, Menegon M, Nour BY, Karunaweera N, Mueller I, Ferreira MU, Felger I. Plasmodium vivax Diversity and Population Structure across Four Continents. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015; 9(6):e0003872. PMID: 26125189.
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    40. Ferreira MU, de Oliveira TC. Challenges for Plasmodium vivax malaria elimination in the genomics era. Pathog Glob Health. 2015 May; 109(3):89-90. PMID: 25943154.
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    41. Baniecki ML, Faust AL, Schaffner SF, Park DJ, Galinsky K, Daniels RF, Hamilton E, Ferreira MU, Karunaweera ND, Serre D, Zimmerman PA, Sá JM, Wellems TE, Musset L, Legrand E, Melnikov A, Neafsey DE, Volkman SK, Wirth DF, Sabeti PC. Development of a single nucleotide polymorphism barcode to genotype Plasmodium vivax infections. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar; 9(3):e0003539. PMID: 25781890.
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    42. Terzian AC, Auguste AJ, Vedovello D, Ferreira MU, da Silva-Nunes M, Sperança MA, Suzuki RB, Juncansen C, Araújo JP, Weaver SC, Nogueira ML. Isolation and characterization of Mayaro virus from a human in Acre, Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Feb; 92(2):401-4. PMID: 25510721.
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    43. Roy SW, Ferreira MU. A new model for the origins of allelic dimorphism in Plasmodium falciparum. Parasitol Int. 2015 Jun; 64(3):229-37. PMID: 25251164.
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    44. Barbosa S, Gozze AB, Lima NF, Batista CL, Bastos Mda S, Nicolete VC, Fontoura PS, Gonçalves RM, Viana SA, Menezes MJ, Scopel KK, Cavasini CE, Malafronte Rdos S, da Silva-Nunes M, Vinetz JM, Castro MC, Ferreira MU. Epidemiology of disappearing Plasmodium vivax malaria: a case study in rural Amazonia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Aug; 8(8):e3109. PMID: 25166263.
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    45. Vitral CL, da Silva-Nunes M, Pinto MA, de Oliveira JM, Gaspar AM, Pereira RC, Ferreira MU. Hepatitis A and E seroprevalence and associated risk factors: a community-based cross-sectional survey in rural Amazonia. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 23; 14:458. PMID: 25149658.
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    46. Ferreira MU, Rodrigues PT. Tracking malaria parasites in the eradication era. Trends Parasitol. 2014 Oct; 30(10):465-6. PMID: 25154542.
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    47. Gonçalves LA, Cravo P, Ferreira MU. Emerging Plasmodium vivax resistance to chloroquine in South America: an overview. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2014 Aug; 109(5):534-9. PMID: 25184999.
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    48. Batista CL, Barbosa S, Da Silva Bastos M, Viana SA, Ferreira MU. Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax over time and space: a community-based study in rural Amazonia. Parasitology. 2015 Feb; 142(2):374-84. PMID: 25068581.
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    49. Gonçalves RM, Lima NF, Ferreira MU. Parasite virulence, co-infections and cytokine balance in malaria. Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Jun; 108(4):173-8. PMID: 24854175.
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    50. Rodrigues PT, Alves JM, Santamaria AM, Calzada JE, Xayavong M, Parise M, da Silva AJ, Ferreira MU. Using mitochondrial genome sequences to track the origin of imported Plasmodium vivax infections diagnosed in the United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jun; 90(6):1102-8. PMID: 24639297.
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    51. Gunawardena S, Ferreira MU, Kapilananda GM, Wirth DF, Karunaweera ND. The Sri Lankan paradox: high genetic diversity in Plasmodium vivax populations despite decreasing levels of malaria transmission. Parasitology. 2014 Jun; 141(7):880-90. PMID: 24533989.
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    52. Bastos MF, Albrecht L, Kozlowski EO, Lopes SC, Blanco YC, Carlos BC, Castiñeiras C, Vicente CP, Werneck CC, Wunderlich G, Ferreira MU, Marinho CR, Mourão PA, Pavão MS, Costa FT. Fucosylated chondroitin sulfate inhibits Plasmodium falciparum cytoadhesion and merozoite invasion. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014; 58(4):1862-71. PMID: 24395239.
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    53. Orjuela-Sánchez P, Sá JM, Brandi MC, Rodrigues PT, Bastos MS, Amaratunga C, Duong S, Fairhurst RM, Ferreira MU. Higher microsatellite diversity in Plasmodium vivax than in sympatric Plasmodium falciparum populations in Pursat, Western Cambodia. Exp Parasitol. 2013 Jul; 134(3):318-26. PMID: 23562882.
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    54. Orjuela-Sánchez P, Brandi MC, Ferreira MU. Microsatellite analysis of malaria parasites. Methods Mol Biol. 2013; 1006:247-58. PMID: 23546796.
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    55. Zimmerman PA, Ferreira MU, Howes RE, Mercereau-Puijalon O. Red blood cell polymorphism and susceptibility to Plasmodium vivax. Adv Parasitol. 2013; 81:27-76. PMID: 23384621.
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    56. Vargas-Rodríguez Rdel C, da Silva Bastos M, Menezes MJ, Orjuela-Sánchez P, Ferreira MU. Single-nucleotide polymorphism and copy number variation of the multidrug resistance-1 locus of Plasmodium vivax: local and global patterns. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov; 87(5):813-21. PMID: 22949516.
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    57. Gonçalves RM, Scopel KK, Bastos MS, Ferreira MU. Cytokine balance in human malaria: does Plasmodium vivax elicit more inflammatory responses than Plasmodium falciparum? PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e44394. PMID: 22973442.
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    58. Lima NF, Bastos MS, Ferreira MU. Plasmodium vivax: reverse transcriptase real-time PCR for gametocyte detection and quantitation in clinical samples. Exp Parasitol. 2012 Nov; 132(3):348-54. PMID: 22940017.
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    59. Bright AT, Tewhey R, Abeles S, Chuquiyauri R, Llanos-Cuentas A, Ferreira MU, Schork NJ, Vinetz JM, Winzeler EA. Whole genome sequencing analysis of Plasmodium vivax using whole genome capture. BMC Genomics. 2012 Jun 21; 13:262. PMID: 22721170.
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    60. Cardoso MA, Scopel KK, Muniz PT, Villamor E, Ferreira MU. Underlying factors associated with anemia in Amazonian children: a population-based, cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e36341. PMID: 22574149.
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    61. Tanabe K, Arisue N, Palacpac NM, Yagi M, Tougan T, Honma H, Ferreira MU, Färnert A, Björkman A, Kaneko A, Nakamura M, Hirayama K, Mita T, Horii T. Geographic differentiation of polymorphism in the Plasmodium falciparum malaria vaccine candidate gene SERA5. Vaccine. 2012 Feb 21; 30(9):1583-93. PMID: 22230587.
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    62. Ferreira MU. Research gaps and challenges for malaria control in Brazil. Cad Saude Publica. 2011 Dec; 27(12):2284-6. PMID: 22218572.
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    63. King CL, Adams JH, Xianli J, Grimberg BT, McHenry AM, Greenberg LJ, Siddiqui A, Howes RE, da Silva-Nunes M, Ferreira MU, Zimmerman PA. Fy(a)/Fy(b) antigen polymorphism in human erythrocyte Duffy antigen affects susceptibility to Plasmodium vivax malaria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 13; 108(50):20113-8. PMID: 22123959.
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    64. Mita T, Venkatesan M, Ohashi J, Culleton R, Takahashi N, Tsukahara T, Ndounga M, Dysoley L, Endo H, Hombhanje F, Ferreira MU, Plowe CV, Tanabe K. Limited geographical origin and global spread of sulfadoxine-resistant dhps alleles in Plasmodium falciparum populations. J Infect Dis. 2011 Dec 15; 204(12):1980-8. PMID: 22021623.
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    65. da Silva-Nunes M, Moreno M, Conn JE, Gamboa D, Abeles S, Vinetz JM, Ferreira MU. Amazonian malaria: asymptomatic human reservoirs, diagnostic challenges, environmentally driven changes in mosquito vector populations, and the mandate for sustainable control strategies. Acta Trop. 2012 Mar; 121(3):281-91. PMID: 22015425.
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    66. Aguas R, Ferreira MU, Gomes MG. Modeling the effects of relapse in the transmission dynamics of malaria parasites. J Parasitol Res. 2012; 2012:921715. PMID: 21966590.
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    67. Brito CF, Ferreira MU. Molecular markers and genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2011 Aug; 106 Suppl 1:12-26. PMID: 21881753.
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    68. Doi M, Tanabe K, Tachibana S, Hamai M, Tachibana M, Mita T, Yagi M, Zeyrek FY, Ferreira MU, Ohmae H, Kaneko A, Randrianarivelojosia M, Sattabongkot J, Cao YM, Horii T, Torii M, Tsuboi T. Worldwide sequence conservation of transmission-blocking vaccine candidate Pvs230 in Plasmodium vivax. Vaccine. 2011 Jun 10; 29(26):4308-15. PMID: 21514344.
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    69. Sousa TN, Tarazona-Santos EM, Wilson DJ, Madureira AP, Falcão PR, Fontes CJ, Gil LH, Ferreira MU, Carvalho LH, Brito CF. Genetic variability and natural selection at the ligand domain of the Duffy binding protein in Brazilian Plasmodium vivax populations. Malar J. 2010 Nov 22; 9:334. PMID: 21092207.
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    70. Ferreira MU, Da Silva-Nunes M. Evidence-based public health and prospects for malaria control in Brazil. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2010 Oct 04; 4(9):533-45. PMID: 21045365.
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    71. Gonçalves RM, Salmazi KC, Santos BA, Bastos MS, Rocha SC, Boscardin SB, Silber AM, Kallás EG, Ferreira MU, Scopel KK. CD4+ CD25+ Foxp3+ regulatory T cells, dendritic cells, and circulating cytokines in uncomplicated malaria: do different parasite species elicit similar host responses? Infect Immun. 2010 Nov; 78(11):4763-72. PMID: 20713627.
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    72. Orjuela-Sánchez P, Karunaweera ND, da Silva-Nunes M, da Silva NS, Scopel KK, Gonçalves RM, Amaratunga C, Sá JM, Socheat D, Fairhust RM, Gunawardena S, Thavakodirasah T, Galapaththy GL, Abeysinghe R, Kawamoto F, Wirth DF, Ferreira MU. Single-nucleotide polymorphism, linkage disequilibrium and geographic structure in the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax: prospects for genome-wide association studies. BMC Genet. 2010 Jul 13; 11:65. PMID: 20626846.
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    73. Tanabe K, Mita T, Jombart T, Eriksson A, Horibe S, Palacpac N, Ranford-Cartwright L, Sawai H, Sakihama N, Ohmae H, Nakamura M, Ferreira MU, Escalante AA, Prugnolle F, Björkman A, Färnert A, Kaneko A, Horii T, Manica A, Kishino H, Balloux F. Plasmodium falciparum accompanied the human expansion out of Africa. Curr Biol. 2010 Jul 27; 20(14):1283-9. PMID: 20656209.
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    74. Mota BE, Trindade GS, Diniz TC, da Silva-Nunes M, Braga EM, Urbano-Ferreira M, Rodrigues GO, Bonjardim CA, Ferreira PC, Kroon EG. Seroprevalence of orthopoxvirus in an Amazonian rural village, Acre, Brazil. Arch Virol. 2010 Jul; 155(7):1139-44. PMID: 20428903.
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    177. Ferreira MU, Ferreira CS. Malaria sporozoite rates in Anopheles mosquitoes: theoretical comparability of salivary gland dissection with the ELISA detection method. Med Vet Entomol. 1993 Jul; 7(3):304-6. PMID: 8369570.
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    180. Ferreira MU, Ferreira CS. Malaria diagnosis by fluorescence microscopy. Parasitol Today. 1992 Aug; 8(8):271; author reply 271. PMID: 15463635.
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    182. Ferrari JO, Ferreira MU, Camargo LM, Ferreira CS. Intestinal parasites among Karitiana Indians from Rondônia State, Brazil. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 1992 May-Jun; 34(3):223-5. PMID: 1342074.
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    183. De Carvalho ME, Ferreira MU, De Souza MR, Ninomia RT, Matos GF, Camargo LM, Ferreira CS. Malaria seroepidemiology: comparison between indirect fluorescent antibody test and enzyme immunoassay using bloodspot eluates. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 1992 Apr-Jun; 87(2):205-8. PMID: 1308565.
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