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Open Access | Geographical and environmental approaches to urban malaria in Antananarivo (Madagascar)

June 17, 2010 - 12:17 -- Patrick Sampao
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Fanjasoa R., Jocelyn R., et al.
Reference: 
BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:173

Polymerase chain reaction confirmed malaria in 5.1% of the presumed cases. Entomological studies showed An. arabiensis as potential vector. Rice fields remained to be the principal breeding sites. Travel report was considered as related to the occurrence of P. falciparum malaria cases.

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