Transmission and Control of Plasmodium knowlesi: A Mathematical Modelling Study

  title={Transmission and Control of Plasmodium knowlesi: A Mathematical Modelling Study},
  author={Natsuko Imai and Michael T White and Azra C. Ghani and Christopher J. Drakeley},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
INTRODUCTION Plasmodium knowlesi is now recognised as a leading cause of malaria in Malaysia. As humans come into increasing contact with the reservoir host (long-tailed macaques) as a consequence of deforestation, assessing the potential for a shift from zoonotic to sustained P. knowlesi transmission between humans is critical. METHODS A multi-host, multi-site transmission model was developed, taking into account the three areas (forest, farm, and village) where transmission is thought to… CONTINUE READING
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