Funding for this research was provided by:
Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division
Pan American Health Organization
Centro de Investigaciones Genéticas UNAH
Received: 1 September 2021
Accepted: 10 November 2021
First Online: 14 December 2021
: The ethics committee of the Master of Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases (CEI-MEIZ) of the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) reviewed and approved the study under the protocol number 03-2020. The consent to participate was waived because of the following reasons: 1. No personal information was included. 2. The study will be beneficial to public health and will not harm the participants. 3. The blood filter paper samples were collected for the parasite species identification and polymorphism of anti-malarial drugs genes according to the national regulations and for routine malaria surveillance purposes.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.