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Turki H, Hoseini Z, Sarani M, Ghasemzadeh I, Ghanbarnejad A, Pournasrollah N et al . Efficacy of molecular method in detecting asymptomatic parasitic reservoirs of Malaria in accordance with Malaria elimination programme in Hormozgan province. jpm. 2016; 3 (3)
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Introduction: The Impact of Malaria on Public Health and Health Promotion Components Has Led to The Focus of International Organizations and Ultimately to Adopt Comprehensive Planning for The Control, Elimination and Eradication of Malaria. Malaria Elimination Program Has Launched with Technically Support from The World Health Organization Since 2007 in Iran. In Order to Achieve The Elimination of Malaria, All Positive Cases Should Be Diagnosed and Treated Promptly, Especially Asymptomatic and Low Parasitic.
In Align to The Malaria Elimination Program in Iran; This Study Was Conducted Aimed to Determine The Effectiveness of The Molecular Method in The Detection of Asymptomatic Malaria Cases.
Methods: In This Descriptive-analytic Study, 210 Samples Were Randomly Collected from Residents of High Risk Areas of Malaria in Hormozgan Province. The Rate of Asymptomatic Plasmodium Infection Was Evaluated Using Microscopic, RDT and Nested-PCR Techniques (18 ssrRNA).
Results: According to The Results, No Positive Asymptomatic Cases Were Observed with The Microscopic and RDT Methods, But by Using The Molecular Method, Three Positive Cases (1.4%) Were Detected.
Conclusion: The Results of This Study Showed That Using a Sensitive Molecular Techniques With Wicroscopic and RDT Methods Is Necessary for The Detection of Asymptomatic Malaria Cases.
Key Words: Malaria, Detection, Parasitic Reservoir.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/03/15 | Accepted: 2020/03/15 | Published: 2020/03/15

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