The Impact of IPTi and IPTc Interventions on Malaria Clinical Burden – In Silico Perspectives

@inproceedings{Aguas2009TheIO,
  title={The Impact of IPTi and IPTc Interventions on Malaria Clinical Burden – In Silico Perspectives},
  author={Ricardo Aguas and Jos{\'e} Lourenço and M Gabriela M Gomes and Lisa J. White},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical management of malaria is a major health issue in sub-Saharan Africa. New strategies based on intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) can tackle disease burden by simultaneously reducing frequency of infections and life-threatening illness in infants (IPTi) and children (IPTc), while allowing for immunity to build up. However, concerns as to whether immunity develops efficiently in treated individuals, and whether there is a rebound effect after treatment is halted, have made… CONTINUE READING