Using serological measures to monitor changes in malaria transmission in Vanuatu

  title={Using serological measures to monitor changes in malaria transmission in Vanuatu},
  author={Jackie Cook and Heidi L. Reid and Jennifer Iavro and Melissa Kuwahata and George Taleo and Archie C A Clements and James S McCarthy and Andrew J Vallely and Christopher J. Drakeley},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
With renewed interest in malaria elimination, island environments present unique opportunities to achieve this goal. However, as transmission decreases, monitoring and evaluation programmes need increasingly sensitive tools to assess Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax exposure. In 2009, to assess the role of serological markers in evaluating malaria transmission, a cross-sectional seroprevalence study was carried out in Tanna and Aneityum, two of the southernmost islands of the Vanuatu… CONTINUE READING
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