Distribution of Plasmodium spp. infection in asymptomatic carriers in perennial and low seasonal malaria transmission settings in West Africa

@inproceedings{Gbalgba2018DistributionOP,
  title={Distribution of Plasmodium spp. infection in asymptomatic carriers in perennial and low seasonal malaria transmission settings in West Africa},
  author={Constant G N Gbal{\'e}gba and H{\^a}mpat{\'e} B{\^a} and Kigbafori Dieudonn{\'e} Silu{\'e} and Ousmane moussa Ba and Emmanuel Tia and Mouhamadou S. Chouaibou and Nathan T Y Tian-Bi and Gr{\'e}goire Yapi Yapi and Brama Kon{\'e} and J{\"u}rg Utzinger and Benjamin G Koudou},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundSince 2000, substantial progress has been made in reducing malaria worldwide. However, some countries in West Africa remain a hotspot for malaria with all age groups at risk. Asymptomatic carriers of Plasmodium spp. are important sources of infections for malaria vectors and thus contribute to the anchoring of the disease in favourable eco-epidemiological settings. The objective of this study was to assess the asymptomatic malaria case rates in Korhogo and Kaedi, two urban areas in… CONTINUE READING
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