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Bolivia

Plasmodium vivax Malaria during Pregnancy, Bolivia

September 27, 2013 - 16:58 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Laurent Brutus, José Santalla, Dominique Schneider, Juan Carlos Avila, and Philippe Deloron
Reference: 
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 19, Number 10—October 2013
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Using a hospital-based survey of women giving birth and an antenatal survey, we assessed the prevalence rates of Plasmodium spp. infections in pregnant women in Bolivia, and evaluated the consequences of malaria during pregnancy on the health of mothers and newborns

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Comparison of transmission parameters between Anopheles argyritarsis and Anopheles pseudopunctipennis in two ecologically different localities of Bolivia

August 22, 2013 - 07:32 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lardeux F, Aliaga C, Tejerina R, Torrez L
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2013, 12:282 (13 August 2013)
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In the Andes of Bolivia, above 1000 m of altitude, An. pseudopunctipennis is likely to be the only malaria vector.

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