Susceptibility/resistance status of malaria vector anophelines species in Bajaur agency, FATA
Author(s): Master Khan Farooqi, Malik Jan, Hidayat Khan, Muhammad Sohail, Ikram Ullah and Hamayun Rashid Rathor
Abstract: Plasmodium is the causative agent of malaria, transmit with the bites of female mosquito anopheles called malarial vectors. The four species P. Falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale and P. Malariae are the causative agents of the malaria. Malaria is major cause of morbidity and mortality with high risk areas of Pakistan, mainly located in Sindh, Baluchistan, FATA and KPK province of the country. The present study was aim to determine the resistance status of malarial species especially Anopheles in Bajaur (FATA).The parasite causing infection in more than one third of global population or over 2 billion peoples living in more than 100 countries. It has been estimated that about 1.6 million cases may occur in Pakistan. The world health organization estimated that 59% of the world clinical malaria cases occur in Africa, 38% in Asia3% in the America nearly 5 million confirmed cases of malaria are reported each year from different countries outside of Africa. Out of which nearly 3 million have repotted from India and Pakistan. In total of 125% samples 20% was in control and 80% were divided into equal strata with regarding of the medicines, each group become 25% in the total of 100.
trend of positive cases of malaria in bajaur agency 2008-2013
How to cite this article:
Master Khan Farooqi, Malik Jan, Hidayat Khan, Muhammad Sohail, Ikram Ullah, Hamayun Rashid Rathor. Susceptibility/resistance status of malaria vector anophelines species in Bajaur agency, FATA. Int J Mosq Res 2019;6(4):49-56.