Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 9th, 1999
In Brazil, two types of activities have led to the worsening of malarial transmission in the Amazon region: prospecting/mining and agricultural settlements.
L.H. Carvalho and colleagues analyzed the cellular response of 52 of these individuals (14 gold-miners and 38 farmers) living within the same endemic area ("Cellular Responses to Plasmodium falciparum Major Surface Antigens and Their Relationship to Human Activities Associated with Malaria Transmission," Am J Trop Med Hyg, 1999;60(4):674-9).
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