Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission: a research agenda for a promising new tool for elimination

@inproceedings{Chaccour2013IvermectinTR,
  title={Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission: a research agenda for a promising new tool for elimination},
  author={Carlos J Chaccour and Kevin C. Kobylinski and Quique Bassat and Teun Bousema and Christopher J. Drakeley and Pedro Luis Chas Alonso and Brian D. Foy},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2013}
}
The heterogeneity of malaria transmission makes widespread elimination a difficult goal to achieve. Most of the current vector control measures insufficiently target outdoor transmission. Also, insecticide resistance threatens to diminish the efficacy of the most prevalent measures, indoor residual spray and insecticide treated nets. Innovative approaches are needed. The use of endectocides, such as ivermectin, could be an important new addition to the toolbox of anti-malarial measures… CONTINUE READING
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