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Open Access | Using the entomological inoculation rate to assess the impact of vector control on malaria parasite transmission and elimination

May 13, 2010 - 14:39 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Shaukat AM, Breman JG, McKenzie F
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:122 (12 May 2010)

These studies indicate that current vector control methods alone cannot ultimately eradicate malaria because no intervention sustained an annual EIR less than one. While researchers develop new tools, integrated vector management may make the greatest impact on malaria transmission. There are many gaps in the entomological malaria literature and recommendations for future research are provided.

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Identification of Hot Spots of Malaria Transmission for Targeted Malaria Control

April 28, 2010 - 11:49 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Teun B., Chris D.,et al.
Reference: 
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2010;201

We determined spatial patterns in malaria transmission in a district in northeastern Tanzania, using malaria incidence data from a cohort study involving infants and household‐level mosquito sampling data.

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