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Malaria prevention

Piotr Kajfasz
International Maritime Health 2009;60(1-2):67-70.

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Vol 60, No 1-2 (2009)
TROPICAL MEDICINE Review articles
Published online: 2009-12-17
Submitted: 2013-02-18

Abstract

Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted by the bites of Anopheles mosquitoes. It is a common and life-threatening disease in tropical and subtropical countries. There is no vaccination available, and prevention is based on a combination of chemoprophylaxis and avoidance of mosquito bites.

Abstract

Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted by the bites of Anopheles mosquitoes. It is a common and life-threatening disease in tropical and subtropical countries. There is no vaccination available, and prevention is based on a combination of chemoprophylaxis and avoidance of mosquito bites.
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Keywords

malaria; malaria prevention; mosquito bite prevention; chemoprophylaxis

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Title

Malaria prevention

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 60, No 1-2 (2009)

Article type

Review article

Pages

67-70

Published online

2009-12-17

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2009;60(1-2):67-70.

Keywords

malaria
malaria prevention
mosquito bite prevention
chemoprophylaxis

Authors

Piotr Kajfasz

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