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Endemicity response timelines for Plasmodium falciparum elimination

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Background: The scaling up of malaria control and renewed calls for malaria eradication have raised interest in defining timelines for changes in malaria endemicity. Methods: The epidemiological theory for the decline in the Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate (PfPR, the prevalence of infection) following intervention was critically reviewed and where necessary extended to consider superinfection, heterogenous biting, and aging infections. Timelines for malaria control and eliminatio...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-8-87

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Institution:
University of Florida
Department:
Department of Zoology and Emerging Pathogens Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology
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Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Hay, S
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079091
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"Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation", "Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security", "Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health"
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Smith, D
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
8
Article number:
87
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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1475-2875
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English
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Deposit date:
2010-06-09

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