Larvivorous fish for malaria prevention

Burkot, Tom, Abdel-Hameed Adeel, Ahmed A., Pyke, Graham H., Beach, Raymond, Wirtz, Robert A., and Garner, Paul (2009) Larvivorous fish for malaria prevention. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews , 2009 (4). CD008090. pp. 1-13.

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the ability of larvivorous fish to prevent malaria by evaluating the impact on:

a) confirmed malaria cases in humans; and/or

b) the density of adult malaria vectors.

If research evidence for an effect on confirmed malaria cases and density of adult vectors is equivocal or insufficient, we will examine the evidence for potential efficacy from field studies meeting minimum design criteria that examine the effects of larvivorous fish on the density of vector larvae or the prevalence of breeding sites positive for larvae of the vector.

Item ID: 26502
Item Type: Article (Other)
ISSN: 1469-493X
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Funders: Department for International Development (DFID), UK
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2013 04:16
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060207 Population Ecology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9604 Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species > 960405 Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species at Regional or Larger Scales @ 100%
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