Insecticide-treated curtains reduce the prevalence and intensity of malaria infection in Burkina Faso

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August 1999
p 557-564

Describes a large, randomized controlled trial to investigate the impact of insecticide-treated curtains (ITC) on child mortality that was conducted in an area of seasonal, holoendemic malaria in Burkina Faso. Concludes that widespread implementation of ITC in this area of high malaria transmission led to a modest reduction in the prevalence of malaria infection and to a more substantial reduction in the intensity of these infections which caused increased Hb levels

Serial Title:Tropical Medicine and International Health Serial Part:Vol 4 No 8 

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