Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Annual Transmission Potential (ATP)

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_200-2

A factor that determines the burden of infection in a human community, e.g., in onchocerciasis. It is determined by the number of infectious larvae 3 transmitted per year by the biting black fly vector (Simulium species).

Keywords

Human Community Annual Transmission Potential Annual Transmission Infectious Larva Simulium Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany