Characteristics of malaria transmission in Kataragama, Sri Lanka: a focus for immuno-epidemiological studies.

@article{Mendis1990CharacteristicsOM,
  title={Characteristics of malaria transmission in Kataragama, Sri Lanka: a focus for immuno-epidemiological studies.},
  author={Chandana Mendis and A C Gamage-Mendis and A P de Zoysa and T A Abhayawardena and Richard P Carter and Priyantha Herath and Kamini N. Mendis},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1990},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={298-308}
}
Parasitological and entomological parameters of malaria transmission were monitored for 17 months in 3,625 residents in a Plasmodium vivax malaria endemic region in southern Sri Lanka; the study area consisted of 7 contiguous villages where routine national malaria control operations were being conducted. Malaria was monitored in every resident; fever patients were screened and 4 periodical mass blood surveys were conducted. An annual malaria incidence rate of 23.1% was reported during the… CONTINUE READING
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