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Open Access | Species composition, larval habitats, seasonal occurrence and distribution of potential malaria vectors and associated species of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) from the Republic of Korea

February 17, 2010 - 20:46 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Leopoldo M Rueda, Tracy L Brown, Heung-Chul Kim, Sung-Tae Chong, Terry A Klein, Desmond H Foley, Assaf Anyamba, Matthew Smith, Edwin P Pak, Richard C Wilkerson
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:55 (17 February 2010)

Larval mosquito habitats of potential malaria vectors and related species of Anopheles from three provinces (Gyeonggi, Gyeongsangbuk, Chungcheongbuk Provinces) of the Republic of Korea were surveyed in 2007. This study aimed to determine the species composition, seasonal occurrence and distributions of Anopheles mosquitoes. 

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Recurrence rate of vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea

November 26, 2009 - 06:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ki Tae Moon, Young Keun Kim, Dong Hoon Ko, Inho Park, Dong Chun Shin, Changsoo Kim.
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 103, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 1245-1249, doi:10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.10.023

In the Republic of Korea (ROK), military antimalarial chemoprophylaxis was initiated in 1997. Although chemoprophylaxis reduces malaria cases, long-term chemoprophylaxis could increase resistance. In this study, the recurrence rate of vivax malaria was investigated.

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