Environmental risk factors for clinical malaria: a case-control study in the Grau region of Peru.

@article{Guthmann2001EnvironmentalRF,
  title={Environmental risk factors for clinical malaria: a case-control study in the Grau region of Peru.},
  author={J. P Guthmann and Andrew J Hall and Shabbar Jaffar and Alberto Palacios and Jo Lines and Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2001},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={577-83}
}
The role of environmental risk factors in clinical malaria has been studied mainly in Africa and Asia, few investigations have been carried out in Latin America. Field observations in northern coastal Peru, where the prevalence of malaria is high during the agricultural season, suggested that the risk of disease varied according to the characteristics of the house and the house environment. Environmental determinants of the risk of clinical malaria were therefore investigated through a case… CONTINUE READING

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