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Open Access | Annual variations in the number of malaria cases related to two different patterns of Anopheles darlingi transmission potential in the Maroni area of French Guiana

March 23, 2010 - 21:01 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Florence Fouque, Pascal Gaborit, Romuald Carinci, Jean Issaly, Romain Girod
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:80 (22 March 2010)

With an Annual Parasite Incidence (API) of 132.1, in the high and moderate risks zones, French Guiana has the second highest malaria incidence of South-America after Guyana (API=183.54) and far above Brazil (API=28.25). For the first time in the past 40 years, the mosquito bionomics was related to the malaria transmission patterns in French Guiana.

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