Plasmodium vivax transmission: Chances for control?

Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Takafumi Tsuboi, Gabriela E. Zollner, Jeeraphat Sirichaisinthop, Liwang Cui

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Abstract

Plasmodium vivax is a growing public health problem in many regions of the world as a result of re-emergence and increased transmission. This article reviews the unique biology related to P. vivax transmission and addresses potential problems associated with the control of this parasite, which depends on an in-depth knowledge of malaria transmission. The success of comprehensive control measures will require advanced laboratory and field research on this parasite, international awareness of the problem, and co-operation by members of the international malaria community to implement new knowledge and improve the management of transmission in each endemic area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-198
Number of pages7
JournalTrends in Parasitology
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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