The Molecular Epidemiology of Malaria

Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Dec;7(12):1012-21. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-3156.2002.00980.x.

Abstract

This review discusses how the use of molecular genetic techniques such as the polymerase chain reaction are helping in the management and prevention of malaria.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Anopheles / genetics
  • Cytokines / genetics
  • DNA, Protozoan / analysis
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genotype
  • Hemoglobinopathies / genetics
  • Histocompatibility Testing
  • Humans
  • Insect Vectors
  • Insecticide Resistance
  • Insecticides
  • Malaria / diagnosis
  • Malaria / epidemiology*
  • Malaria / prevention & control
  • Malaria Vaccines / immunology
  • Molecular Epidemiology / methods*
  • Mosquito Control
  • Parasitemia / diagnosis
  • Plasmodium / genetics
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods
  • Pyrethrins

Substances

  • Cytokines
  • DNA, Protozoan
  • Insecticides
  • Malaria Vaccines
  • Pyrethrins