JaLCDOI 10.18926/fest/11548
フルテキストURL 005_001_006.pdf
著者 石川 洋文| 石井 明| 金子 明|
抄録 We have estimated the degree of transmission of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Vanuatu Islands, eastern Melanesia with the aid of the computer simulations, which has been carried out on the platform of a mathematical transmission model. The malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax has a relapse character, which arises from hypnozoites in the liver. This phenomen makes a malaria control strategy difficult. When the mass drug administration is executed, the prevalence of Plasmodium vivax decreases moderately as compared with that of Plasmodium falciparum, and it recovers before long being affected by the relapses. The simulations suggest that one cannot attain the eradication of Plasmodium vivax malaria without the concentrated execution of the mass drug administration and the vector control that fairly reduces the vactorial capacity.
キーワード Plasmodium vivax computer simulation hypnozoite mass drug administration relapse
出版物タイトル 岡山大学環境理工学部研究報告
発行日 2000-02-29
5巻
1号
開始ページ 1
終了ページ 6
ISSN 1341-9099
言語 English
論文のバージョン publisher
NAID 120002313438