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The limits and intensity of Plasmodium falciparum transmission: Implications for malaria control and elimination worldwide

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Background: The efficient allocation of financial resources for malaria control using appropriate combinations of interventions requires accurate information on the geographic distribution of malaria risk. An evidence-based description of the global range of Plasmodium falciparum malaria and its endemicity has not been assembled in almost 40 y. This paper aims to define the global geographic distribution of P. falciparum malaria in 2007 and to provide a preliminary description of its transmis...

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Journal:
PLoS Medicine
Volume:
5
Issue:
2
Pages:
0300-0311
Publication date:
2008-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:0e7f158b-7f2a-4764-9830-f6f214b5317a
Source identifiers:
95183
Local pid:
pubs:95183
Language:
English

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