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Challenges for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in low transmission settings in San Lorenzo, Esmeraldas, Ecuador

December 4, 2018 - 14:28 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mayte Mosquera-Romero, Lina Zuluaga-Idárraga and Alberto Tobón-Castaño
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Malaria Journal 2018 17:440, 28 November 2018

The network of diagnostic services for malaria is weak in San Lorenzo, and socio-economic, political and historical factors hinder the implementation of the universal malaria elimination strategy based on diagnosis and treatment.

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Quantifying seasonal and diel variation in Anopheline and Culex human biting rates in Southern Ecuador

November 25, 2017 - 14:38 -- Open Access
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Sadie J. Ryan, Catherine A. Lippi, Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2017 16:479, 22 November 2017

Fine-scale differences in endophagy and exophagy, and temporal differences among months and hours exist in biting patterns among mosquito taxa in southern coastal Ecuador.

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Transition in the Cause of Fever from Malaria to Dengue, Northwestern Ecuador, 1990–2011

September 27, 2013 - 16:54 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sara G. Cifuentes, James Trostle, Gabriel Trueba, Meghan Milbrath, Manuel E. Baldeón, Josefina Coloma, and Joseph N.S. Eisenberg
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Emerging Infectious Diseases , Volume 19, Number 10—October 2013
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This finding suggests a transition in the cause of fever from malaria to other illnesses, such as dengue.

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Open Access | New highland distribution records of multiple Anopheles species in the Ecuadorian Andes

August 16, 2011 - 12:52 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Pinault LL, Hunter FF
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:236 (11 August 2011)

This study documents the establishment of multiple anopheline species in high altitude regions of Ecuador, often in areas where malaria eradication programs are not focused.

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