Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission: a research agenda for a promising new tool for elimination.
Keywords: 
Anopheles/drug effects*
Antiparasitic agents/pharmacology
Antiparasitic agents/supply and distribution
Insecticides/supply & distribution*
Issue Date: 
2013
Publisher: 
BioMed Central
ISSN: 
1475-2875
Citation: 
Chaccour CJ, Kobylinski KC, Bassat Q, Bousema T, Drakeley C, Alonso P, et al. Ivermectin to reduce malaria transmission: a research agenda for a promising new tool for elimination. Malar J. 2013 May 7;12:153
Abstract
The use of ivermectin solves many challenges identified for future vector control strategies. It is an effective and safe endectocide that was approved for human use more than 25 years ago. Recent studies suggest it might become an effective and complementary strategy in malaria elimination and eradication efforts; however, intensive research will be needed to make this a reality.

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