The epidemiology of malaria in Rondonia (Western Amazon region, Brazil): study of a riverine population.

@article{Camargo1999TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of malaria in Rondonia (Western Amazon region, Brazil): study of a riverine population.},
  author={Luiz Marcelo Aranha Camargo and Emma Noronha and Juan Miguel Villalobos Salc{\^e}do and A P Dutra and Henrique Krieger and Luiz Hildebrando Pereira da Silva and Erney Plessmann Camargo},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1999},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={
          1-11
        }
}
We report on a longitudinal study concerning the incidence of malaria in a riverine population (Portuchuelo) settled on the riverbanks of Rio Madeira, in the State of Rondonia, Brazil. We found the incidence of malaria to be seasonal, prevailing in the dry months of June and July. The Annual Parasite Index (API) was 292/1000 inhabitants, almost three times that of the state of Rondonia for the same period. In contrast with other studied Rondonian populations, malaria in Portuchuelo was more… CONTINUE READING

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