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Meteorologic influences on Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Highland Tea Estates of Kericho, Western Kenya.

Abstract:

Recent epidemics of Plasmodium falciparum malaria have been observed in high-altitude areas of East Africa. Increased malaria incidence in these areas of unstable malaria transmission has been attributed to a variety of changes including global warming. To determine whether the reemergence of malaria in western Kenya could be attributed to changes in meteorologic conditions, we tested for trends in a continuous 30-year monthly malaria incidence dataset (1966-1995) obtained from complete hospi...

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10.3201/eid0812.020077

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Shanks, GD More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Biomndo, K More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Emerging infectious diseases
Volume:
8
Issue:
12
Pages:
1404-1408
Publication date:
2002-12-05
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
URN:
uuid:1c611c2d-aaea-4a7b-8fdd-42aa0e6bde38
Source identifiers:
38461
Local pid:
pubs:38461

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