Surveillance efforts after mass drug administration to validate elimination of lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem in Vanuatu
Vanuatu was formerly highly endemic for lymphatic filariasis (LF), caused by Wuchereria bancrofti and transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes. After a baseline survey showing 4.8% antigen prevalence in 1998, the coun...
Tropical Medicine and Health 2017 45:18
Published on: 16 June 2017