Anopheles gambiae s.l. (Diptera: Culicidae) is responsible for the transmission of the devastating Plasmodium falciparum (Haemosporida: Plasmodiidae) strain of malaria in Africa.
Malaria control is dependent on the use of longlasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) containing pyrethroids.
Malaria is a life-threatening disease spread by mosquitoes.
The study found a significant reduction in P. falciparum prevalence and incidence following MDA.
Human mobility has influenced malaria transmission in Lusaka district through a number of factors by importing infections.
A low proportion of malaria-suspected patients sought treatment within 24 h of fever onset compared to the national target.
Over the last 15 years, the majority of malaria drug discovery and development efforts have focused on new molecules and regimens to treat patients with uncomplicated or severe disease.
The HS ELISA is a robust and reproducible assay. The findings suggest that the HS ELISA may be a useful tool as an affordable reference assay for new ultra-sensitive HRP2-based RDTs.
Habitat modification may facilitate the emergence of novel pathogens, and the expansion of agricultural frontiers make domestic animals important sources of pathogen spillover to wild animals.