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The changing risk of Plasmodium falciparum malaria infection in Africa: 2000-10: A spatial and temporal analysis of transmission intensity

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Background Over a decade ago, the Roll Back Malaria Partnership was launched, and since then there has been unprecedented investment in malaria control. We examined the change in malaria transmission intensity during the period 2000-10 in Africa. Methods We assembled a geocoded and community Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate standardised to the age group 2-10 years (PfPR2-10) database from across 49 endemic countries and territories in Africa from surveys undertaken since 1980. The data wer...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62566-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Kinyoki, DK More by this author
Mundia, CW More by this author
Kabaria, CW More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
383
Issue:
9930
Pages:
1739-1747
Publication date:
2014-05-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:17f7d56a-b983-443f-9c4a-053670e822fa
Source identifiers:
466872
Local pid:
pubs:466872
Language:
English

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