Data collected during these surveys provide insight to the level of transmission of malaria, the prevalence of different species of the Plasmodium parasite in the study populations, and household and individual characteristics associated with risk of malaria.
How were the malariometric and serological surveys conducted?
Following the completion of a household survey, all members of the subject family were encouraged to attend a temporary malariometric field station for blood sampling and other health tests after consent had been obtained.
What was collected during the malariometric and serological surveys?
Why are the malariometric and serological survey data important?
These studies help:
Develop and validate the mathematical models used to understand malaria transmission patterns and effects of interventions