Modeling the risk of malaria for travelers to areas with stable malaria transmission

Abstract

Malaria is an important threat to travelers visiting endemic regions. The risk of acquiring malaria is complex and a number of factors including transmission intensity, duration of exposure, season of the year and use of chemoprophylaxis have to be taken into account estimating risk. A mathematical model was developed to estimate the risk of non-immune… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-8-296

Topics

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Massad2009ModelingTR, title={Modeling the risk of malaria for travelers to areas with stable malaria transmission}, author={Eduardo Massad and Ron Behrens and Marcelo Nascimento Burattini and Francisco AB Coutinho}, booktitle={Malaria Journal}, year={2009} }