autochthonous malaria

au·toch·thon·ous ma·lar·i·a

disease acquired by mosquito transmission in an area where malaria regularly occurs.
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The city of Huaquillas, Ecuador, is 70 km southwest of Machala, the location of the single autochthonous malaria case in this province.
Changing patterns of autochthonous malaria transmission in the United States: a review of recent outbreaks.
Currently, no autochthonous malaria cases of malaria are being reported in Poland.
Based on routine malaria notification data, incidence of autochthonous malaria cases in the 9 endemic districts of SA for the financial year 2012/13 (April-March) was 0.18/1 000 population per annum (n=919).
The transmission of autochthonous malaria outside of the Amazon region occurs in several Brazilian states, mainly those associated with the ecosystem of the Serra do Mar (3).
Seventy-four cases of locally acquired or autochthonous malaria were identified in the U.S.
Since 2010, annual numbers of autochthonous malaria cases in China have fallen to unprecedentedly low levels; only hundreds of cases now occur in limited areas (3-5), whereas the number of imported cases has risen substantially (6).
The increase of imported malaria cases in last decades, together with the high prevalence of anophelines in many southern Europe regions has enabled the appearance of several autochthonous malaria cases, as recently has occurred in countries like Italy (6), Greece (7), France (8) and Spain (9).
A major accomplishment was the interruption of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in the northern Pacific coast; no autochthonous malaria case has been reported since 2006.
Our analysis was restricted to cases classified as locally acquired in persons without travel histories to optimize the specificity of the model because our goal was to describe the environmental suitability of autochthonous malaria transmission in Greece.