Review paper Plasmodium knowlesi in humans: a review on the role of its vectors in Malaysia

Vythilingam, I. (2010) Review paper Plasmodium knowlesi in humans: a review on the role of its vectors in Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 27 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 0127-5720

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    Abstract

    Plasmodium knowlesi in humans is life threatening, is on the increase and has been reported from most states in Malaysia. Anopheles latens and Anopheles cracens have been incriminated as vectors. Malaria is now a zoonoses and is occurring in malaria free areas of Malaysia. It is also a threat to eco-tourism. The importance of the vectors and possible control measures is reviewed here.

    Item Type: Article
    Creators:
    1. Vythilingam, I.(Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA)
    Journal or Publication Title: Tropical Biomedicine
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Plasmodium Knowlesi
    Subjects: R Medicine
    Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
    Depositing User: Miss Nur Jannatul Adnin Ahmad Shafawi
    Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2012 10:24
    Last Modified: 13 Dec 2012 10:24
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/4187

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