Prevalence of plasmodium vivax and plasmodium falciparum in the city Aurangabad (MS) India: A case study

The present paper deals with incidence of malaria infection due to p vivax and p falciparum at Aurangabad city of Maharashtra. Total 4973 persons suffering from fever and suspected of malaria were examined. The study was carried out during Jun 2010 to Dec 2012. Out of 4973 the p vivax and p falciparum infected persons found to be 36(0.72%) and 18 (0.36%) respectively. The analysis of the data shows that during 2012 more incidences are observed. The maximum percent incidence is observed in the month of oct 2012. The overall incidence varies from 00% to 1.92%. It is also observed that p vivax is the main malaria causing species present in the Aurangabad city.

Author(s): Yashwant Kamble, Vinod Ragade and Vidya Pradhan

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