How effective is integrated vector management against malaria and lymphatic filariasis where the diseases are transmitted by the same vector?

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Christopher M Stone; Steve W Lindsay; Nakul Chitnis;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 8,issue 12issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4263402, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003393
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Research Article | Infectious Diseases | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Quantitative Parasitology | Epidemiology | Helminthology | Plant Science | Animals | Disease Dynamics | Plant Pathology | Mosquitoes | Disease Vectors | Biology and Life Sciences | Vector-Borne Diseases | Arthropoda | Insects | Infectious Disease Modeling | Theoretical Biology | Population Modeling | RC955-962 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Vector Biology | Entomology | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates | Zoology | Parasitology
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Background: The opportunity to integrate vector management across multiple vector-borne diseases is particularly plausible for malaria and lymphatic filariasis (LF) control where both diseases are transmitted by the same vector. To date most examples of integrated contr... View more
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