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The receptive versus current risks of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in northern Namibia: implications for elimination.

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Background: Countries aiming for malaria elimination need to define their malariogenic potential, of which measures of both receptive and current transmission are major components. As Namibia pursues malaria elimination, the importation risks due to cross-border human population movements with higher risk neighboring countries has been identified as a major challenge. Here we used historical and contemporary Plasmodium falciparum prevalence data for Namibia to est...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2334-13-184

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University of Oxford
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Noor, A
Grant:
095127
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Snow, R
Grant:
079080
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Article number:
184
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
Source identifiers:
405326
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English
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2013-11-17

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