MALARIA PARASITE STATUS IN THE STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH BETWEEN 2018 AND 2022

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Published: 2022-12-29

DOI: 10.56557/upjoz/2022/v43i243332

Page: 360-364


ARVIND NATH *

ICMR – National Institute of Malaria Research, Sector 8 Dwarka, New Delhi–110077, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Background: To the best knowledge of the author, there is no report on the current status of Malaria in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. This study is an attempt in that direction.

Materials and Methods: The study design included an analysis of the 2017 and 2018 annual reports as well as the website of the of the National Centre for Vector-Borne Diseases Control (NCVBDC).

Results: Bareilly District in Uttar Pradesh had a low Annual Parasite Incidence (API) of Malaria of 0.06 in 2017 which increased to 7.32 in 2018.

Conclusions: If interventions like the treatment of asymptomatic carriers take place, it is expected that the API in this district and the entire state will come down quickly.

Keywords: Malaria, Uttar Pradesh, Annual Parasite Incidence


How to Cite

NATH, A. (2022). MALARIA PARASITE STATUS IN THE STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH BETWEEN 2018 AND 2022. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 43(24), 360–364. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2022/v43i243332

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