Short report: proximity to mosquito breeding sites as a risk factor for clinical malaria episodes in an urban cohort of Ugandan children.

@article{Staedke2003ShortRP,
  title={Short report: proximity to mosquito breeding sites as a risk factor for clinical malaria episodes in an urban cohort of Ugandan children.},
  author={Sarah G. Staedke and E Willis Nottingham and Jonathan Cox and Moses R. Kamya and Philip J. Rosenthal and Grant Dorsey},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={244-6}
}
The impact of geography on incidence of clinical episodes of malaria was investigated in a cohort of children enrolled in a longitudinal clinical trial of antimalarial therapy in Kampala, Uganda. Participant households and the boundaries of local swamps and streams were mapped and incidence of clinical malaria episodes was measured prospectively using passive surveillance during one year of follow-up. Of 316 cohort participants, 305 from 219 households were followed for at least six weeks and… CONTINUE READING

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