The results revealed a significant difference in the age distribution of clinical cases between passive and active case surveillance, and between clinical case rate and asymptomatic parasite rate. Hotspots of asymptomatic infections remained unchanged over time, whereas new clusters of clinical malaria cases emerged in the uphill areas during the peak season.
Author: Afrane YA, Githeko AK, Malla S, Yan G, Zhou G
Publication date: January 2015
Source: Malaria Journal