Malaria status in Al-Hodeidah Governorate, Yemen: malariometric parasitic survey & chloroquine resistance P. falciparum local strain.

@article{AlMaktari2003MalariaSI,
  title={Malaria status in Al-Hodeidah Governorate, Yemen: malariometric parasitic survey & chloroquine resistance P. falciparum local strain.},
  author={Mohamed Taha Al-Maktari and Hassan K Bassiouny and Zeinab S Al-Hamd and Ali M Assabri and Abdel Ghany El-Massry and Hanan Zakaria Shatat},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={
          361-72
        }
}
Malaria continues to be a major public health problem in Al-Hodeidah G. A cross-sectional malariometic parasitic survey including 4000 Yemenis of various age /sex groups were enrolled in this study from 43 villages/or Harah in five selected districts representing Al-Hodeidah G. Duplicate thin and thick blood smears were stained with Giemsa's stain and examined. Out of 4000 examined slides, 646 (16.2%) were found to be malaria positive, 508 (78.6%) of them were detected through ACD, while 138… CONTINUE READING
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