The Dielmo project: a longitudinal study of natural malaria infection and the mechanisms of protective immunity in a community living in a holoendemic area of Senegal.

@article{Trape1994TheDP,
  title={The Dielmo project: a longitudinal study of natural malaria infection and the mechanisms of protective immunity in a community living in a holoendemic area of Senegal.},
  author={Jean-François Trape and Christophe Rogier and Lassana Konat{\'e} and Nafissatou Diagne and H Bouganali and Bruno Canque and Fabrice Legros and Aliou Badji and Gnagna Mbaye Ndiaye and Papa Ndiaye},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1994},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={123-37}
}
The Dielmo project, initiated in 1990, consisted of long-term investigations on host-parasite relationships and the mechanisms of protective immunity in the 247 residents of a Senegalese village in which malaria is holoendemic. Anopheles gambiae s.l. and An. funestus constituted more than 98% of 11,685 anophelines collected and were present all year round. Inoculation rates of Plasmodium falciparum, P. malariae, and P. ovale averaged respectively 0.51, 0.10, and 0.04 infective bites per person… CONTINUE READING
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