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Quantifying the number of pregnancies at risk of malaria in 2007: a demographic study.

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BACKGROUND: Comprehensive and contemporary estimates of the number of pregnancies at risk of malaria are not currently available, particularly for endemic areas outside of Africa. We derived global estimates of the number of women who became pregnant in 2007 in areas with Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax transmission. METHODS AND FINDINGS: A recently published map of the global limits of P. falciparum transmission and an updated map of the limits of P. vivax transmission were combined with...

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1000221

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Dellicour, S More by this author
Guerra, CA More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
ter Kuile, FO More by this author
Journal:
PLoS medicine
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
e1000221
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:119e1860-ee63-400a-94b3-1003b4c42317
Source identifiers:
48940
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pubs:48940

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