Spatial distribution of Malaria in peninsular Malaysia from 2000 to 2009

Alias, H. and Surin, Johari and Mahmud, R. and Mokhtar, A.S. (2014) Spatial distribution of Malaria in peninsular Malaysia from 2000 to 2009. Parasites & Vectors. ISSN 1756-3305,

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Malaria is still an endemic disease of public health importance in Malaysia. Population at risk of contracting malaria includes indigenous people, traditional villagers, mobile ethnic group and land scheme settlers, immigrants from malaria endemic countries as well as jungle workers and loggers. The predominant species are Plasmodium falciparum and P.vivax. Increasing number of P.knowlesi infections is also encountered. The principal vectors in Peninsular Malaysia are Anopheles maculatus and An cracens. This study aims to determine the changes in spatial distribution of malaria in Peninsular Malaysia from year 2000-2009.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaria, spatial distribution of malaria
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms. Nur Azzura Azzahra Jaafar
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2014 01:30
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2019 04:16

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