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Identifying residual foci of Plasmodium falciparum infections for malaria elimination: the urban context of Khartoum, Sudan

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Background: Identifying the location and size of residual foci of infections is critical where malaria elimination is the primary goal. Here the spatial heterogeneity of Plasmodium falciparum infections within the urban extent of Khartoum state in Sudan is investigated using data from cross-sectional surveys undertaken from 1999 to 2008 to inform the Khartoum Malaria Free Initiative (KMFI).

Methods: From 1999-2008 the KMFI undertook cross-sectional surveys of 256 clusters ac...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0016948

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University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
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Department of Parasitology,Institute of Endemic Diseases
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Khartoum State Malaria Control Programme, Khartoum, Sudan
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National Health Laboratory, Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan
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"University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan", "University of Jazan, Jazan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia"
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Faculty of Medicine
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Amal B. Nourein
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
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6
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2
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Article: e16948
Publication date:
2011-02-05
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1932-6203
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uuid:157a3483-3154-40bc-b0d8-30e5ce84bbf0
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ora:5900

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