Spatial Epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax, Afghanistan

Abstract

Plasmodium vivax is endemic to many areas of Afghanistan. Geographic analysis helped highlight areas of malaria risk and clarified ecologic risk factors for transmission. Remote sensing enabled development of a risk map, thereby providing a valuable tool to help guide malaria control strategies.

Citation

Emerging Infectious Diseases (2006) 12 (10) 1600-1602

Spatial Epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax, Afghanistan

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