Topic of research

Epidemiology and Transmission of Malaria in non-African settings


The project examines malaria epidemiology and transmission outside Africa. It provides important pieces of information for malaria elimination. Activities at Mahidol Vivax Research Unit encompassed surveys and cohort studies of human malaria infections including asymptomatic ones, assessment of contribution of malaria patients and asymptomatic carriers to forward transmission, and serological analysis of plasma of Plasmodium-infected individuals in Western Thailand.