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Open Access | Using serological measures to monitor changes in malaria transmission in Vanuatu

June 18, 2010 - 12:01 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Cook J, Reid H, Iavro J, Kuwahata M, Taleo G, Clements A, McCarthy J, Vallely A, Drakeley C
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:169 (16 June 2010)

Seroepidemiology can provide key information on malaria transmission for control programmes, when parasite rates are low. As Vanuatu moves closer to malaria elimination, monitoring changes in transmission intensity and identification of residual malaria foci is paramount in order to concentrate intervention efforts.

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