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International Journal of Mosquito Research
Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part A (2020)
Malarial Prevalence in Balochistan Province, Pakistan (2002 -2020)
Author(s): Nayab Khan, Arshia Sumbal and Tahseen Ara
Abstract: A vector borne disease of a specific genus, plasmodium causes malaria, being regarded as one of the significant medical problem. Malarial parasite that is transmissible generally by the female mosquito, Anopheles known as malarial vector. This research study was designed to acquire baseline data regarding malarial prevalence in Balochistan and also to identify different risk factors responsible for its prevalence. Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum were found to be the most prominent species in Balochistan. High malarial incidence in Balochistan was observed to shift from one district to another in different years and still appeared to be a major issue that need to be monitored.
How to cite this article:
Nayab Khan, Arshia Sumbal and Tahseen Ara. Malarial Prevalence in Balochistan Province, Pakistan (2002 -2020). International Journal of Mosquito Research. 2020; 7(3): 34-37.