C A Guerra

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The effects of urbanization on global Plasmodium vivax malaria transmission
    Qiuyin Qi
    Department of Geography and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Malar J 11:403. 2012
  2. pmc Modelling the global constraints of temperature on transmission of Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:92. 2011
  3. pmc Defining the relationship between Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate and clinical disease: statistical models for disease burden estimation
    Anand P Patil
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 8:186. 2009
  4. pmc The relationship between the Plasmodium falciparum parasite ratio in childhood and climate estimates of malaria transmission in Kenya
    Judith A Omumbo
    Public Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories P, O, Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 3:17. 2004
  5. pmc Standardizing estimates of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Building 16, 16 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Malar J 6:131. 2007
  6. pmc Human population, urban settlement patterns and their impact on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 7:218. 2008
  7. pmc Assembling a global database of malaria parasite prevalence for the Malaria Atlas Project
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK
    Malar J 6:17. 2007
  8. pmc A global assessment of closed forests, deforestation and malaria risk
    C A Guerra
    TALA Research Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:189-204. 2006
  9. pmc The international limits and population at risk of Plasmodium vivax transmission in 2009
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e774. 2010
  10. pmc Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:81-90. 2005

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc The effects of urbanization on global Plasmodium vivax malaria transmission
    Qiuyin Qi
    Department of Geography and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Malar J 11:403. 2012
    ..In this study, a set of 10,003 community-based P. vivax parasite rate (PvPR) surveys are used to explore the relationships between PvPR in urban and rural settings...
  2. pmc Modelling the global constraints of temperature on transmission of Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax
    Peter W Gething
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Parasit Vectors 4:92. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Defining the relationship between Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate and clinical disease: statistical models for disease burden estimation
    Anand P Patil
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 8:186. 2009
    ..This relationship can help provide an informed basis to define malaria burdens in areas where health statistics are inadequate...
  4. pmc The relationship between the Plasmodium falciparum parasite ratio in childhood and climate estimates of malaria transmission in Kenya
    Judith A Omumbo
    Public Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories P, O, Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 3:17. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Standardizing estimates of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate
    David L Smith
    Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Building 16, 16 Center Drive, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Malar J 6:131. 2007
    ..This confounds simple comparisons of PfPR surveys conducted at different times or places...
  6. pmc Human population, urban settlement patterns and their impact on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity
    Andrew J Tatem
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
    Malar J 7:218. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Assembling a global database of malaria parasite prevalence for the Malaria Atlas Project
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, Oxford, UK
    Malar J 6:17. 2007
    ..Open source models for outputs of scientific research funded by tax-payers and charities are becoming the norm. This has yet to be extended to malaria epidemiology and control...
  8. pmc A global assessment of closed forests, deforestation and malaria risk
    C A Guerra
    TALA Research Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:189-204. 2006
    ..The on-going research aimed at evaluating these relationships more quantitatively, through the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP), is highlighted...
  9. pmc The international limits and population at risk of Plasmodium vivax transmission in 2009
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e774. 2010
    ..vivax malaria, together with estimates of the human population at risk (PAR) of any level of transmission in 2009...
  10. pmc Urbanization, malaria transmission and disease burden in Africa
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 3:81-90. 2005
    ..We find there were 1,068,505 malaria deaths in Africa in 2000 - a modest 6.7% reduction over previous iterations. The public-health implications of these findings and revised estimates are discussed...
  11. pmc Mapping the global extent of malaria in 2005
    Carlos A Guerra
    Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Trends Parasitol 22:353-8. 2006
    ..510 and 2.596 billion people were at possible risk of transmission of P. falciparum and P. vivax, respectively, in 2005. Globally, 75 per cent of humans who are exposed to P. falciparum risk live in only ten countries...
  12. pmc International funding for malaria control in relation to populations at risk of stable Plasmodium falciparum transmission
    Robert W Snow
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenyan Medical Research Institute, University of Oxford, Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Med 5:e142. 2008
    ..To examine this relationship, we compare an audit of international commitments with an objective assessment of national need: the population at risk of stable Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission in 2007...
  13. pmc The global distribution and population at risk of malaria: past, present, and future
    Simon I Hay
    TALA Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 4:327-36. 2004
    ....
  14. pmc The global distribution of clinical episodes of Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Robert W Snow
    Public Health Group, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories PO Box 43640, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Nature 434:214-7. 2005
    ..Without an informed understanding of the cartography of malaria risk, the global extent of clinical disease caused by P. falciparum will continue to be underestimated...
  15. pmc The limits and intensity of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: implications for malaria control and elimination worldwide
    Carlos A Guerra
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenyan Medical Research Institute University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Med 5:e38. 2008
    ..This paper aims to define the global geographic distribution of P. falciparum malaria in 2007 and to provide a preliminary description of its transmission intensity within this range...