Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Malaria Transmission: Mathematical Models

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4740-1

Such models have been established to examine relationships between malaria indicators and quantifying transmission when evaluating the effectiveness of malaria control interventions on the basis of their impact on transmission.


Mathematical Model Control Intervention Malaria Transmission Malaria Control Malaria Control Intervention 
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Further Reading

  1. Eckhoff P (2013) Mathematical models of within-host and transmission dynamics to determine effects of malaria intervening in a variety of settings. Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:817–827CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  2. Eckhoff PA (2011) A malaria transmission-directed model of mosquito life cycle and ecology. Malar J 10:303–310CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  3. Stuckey EM et al (2013) Estimating malaria transmission through mathematical models. Trends Parasitol 29:477–482CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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