Spatiotemporal patterns of malaria incidence in northern Thailand.

  title={Spatiotemporal patterns of malaria incidence in northern Thailand.},
  author={Dylan Z. Childs and Isabella M. Cattadori and Wannapa Suwonkerd and Somsak Prajakwong and Michael Boots},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={100 7},
We present a detailed analysis of long-term time series of malaria incidence in northern Thailand. Positive cases for Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax have been recorded monthly from 1977-2002 at 13 provinces in the region. Time series statistical methods are used to examine the long-term trends and seasonal dynamics of malaria incidence at regional and provincial scales. Both malarial types are declining throughout the region, except in the two provinces that share a large border with… CONTINUE READING

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