Malaria epidemiology, glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and human settlement in the Vanuatu Archipelago.

@article{Kaneko1998MalariaEG,
  title={Malaria epidemiology, glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and human settlement in the Vanuatu Archipelago.},
  author={Akira Kaneko and George Taleo and Morris Kalkoa and James Yaviong and Pam Reeve and Mary Ganczakowski and Chie Shirakawa and Kevin L. Palmer and Takatoshi Kobayakawa and Anders Bj{\"o}rkman},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1998},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={285-302}
}
Vanuatu is located at the southeast margin of the malarious band extending from southeast Asia to eastern Melanesia. We analysed the malaria situation on different islands of Vanuatu, using passive case detection and malariometric survey data from 1985 to 1992, i.e. after the DDT residual programme ceased and before the impregnated bed-nets programme started on a larger scale. Malaria was mainly hypo-mesoendemic but with hyperendemic spots in certain years and on some islands. The transmission… CONTINUE READING

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