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Modelling the potential of focal screening and treatment as elimination strategy for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Peruvian Amazon Region

May 12, 2015 - 16:15 -- Open Access
Rosas-Aguirre A, Erhart A, Speybroeck N, et al.
Parasites & Vectors 2015, 8 :261 (7 May 2015)

The strongest reduction was observed when three consecutive FSAT were implemented at the beginning of the low transmission season, and if malaria diagnosis was done with PCR. Repeated interventions for consecutive years (10 years with microscopy or 5 years with PCR), would allow reaching near to zero incidence and prevalence rates. Conclusions

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