Use of an Anopheles Salivary Biomarker to Assess Malaria Transmission Risk Along the Thailand-Myanmar Border.

@article{Yaumphan2017UseOA,
  title={Use of an Anopheles Salivary Biomarker to Assess Malaria Transmission Risk Along the Thailand-Myanmar Border.},
  author={Phubeth Ya-umphan and Dominique Cerqueira and Daniel M Parker and Gilles Cottrell and Anne Poinsignon and Franck Remoue and C{\'e}cile Brengues and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap and François H Nosten and Vincent Corbel},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={215 3},
  pages={396-404}
}
Background The modalities of malaria transmission along the Thailand-Myanmar border are poorly understood. Here we address the relevance of using a specific Anopheles salivary biomarker to measure the risk among humans of exposure to Anopheles bites. Methods Serologic surveys were conducted from May 2013 to December 2014 in 4 sentinel villages. More than 9400 blood specimens were collected in filter papers from all inhabitants at baseline and then every 3 months thereafter, for up to 18… CONTINUE READING