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The co-distribution of Plasmodium falciparum and hookworm among African schoolchildren

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Background: Surprisingly little is known about the geographical overlap between malaria and other tropical diseases, including helminth infections. This is despite the potential public health importance of co-infection and synergistic opportunities for control. Methods: Statistical models are presented that predict the large-scale distribution of hookworm in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), based on the relationship between prevalence of infection among schoolchildren and remotely for Plasmodium fal...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-5-99

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Institution:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Department:
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
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"London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine", "Imperial College, London", "University of Queensland, Australia"
Department:
Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine,School of Population Health
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Institution:
"The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA"
Department:
Department of Microbiology and Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial ecology and epidemiology
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group,Centre for Geographic Medicine
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial ecology and epidemiology
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group,Centre for Geographic Medicine
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Simon I. Hay
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Funding agency for:
Andrew J. Tatem
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria journal Journal website
Volume:
5
Pages:
Article: 99
Publication date:
2006-11-05
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ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:000629ba-705f-4a78-8172-6990f2bb9950
Local pid:
ora:2406

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