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Estimating geographical variation in the risk of zoonotic Plasmodium knowlesi infection in countries eliminating malaria.

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Infection by the simian malaria parasite, Plasmodium knowlesi, can lead to severe and fatal disease in humans, and is the most common cause of malaria in parts of Malaysia. Despite being a serious public health concern, the geographical distribution of P.knowlesi malaria risk is poorly understood because the parasite is often misidentified as one of the human malarias. Human cases have been confirmed in at least nine Southeast Asian countries, many of which are making ...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0004915

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
New College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Shearer, F
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Weiss, D
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OPP1106023
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Gibson, H
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OPP1106023
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-20
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ISSN:
1935-2735
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637878
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pubs:637878
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uuid:06fd3959-f861-40ef-926d-72e4581ec685
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pubs:637878
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2016-08-08

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