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The impact of urbanization and population density on childhood Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence rates in Africa

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BACKGROUND: Although malaria has been traditionally regarded as less of a problem in urban areas compared to neighbouring rural areas, the risk of malaria infection continues to exist in densely populated, urban areas of Africa. Despite the recognition that urbanization influences the epidemiology of malaria, there is little consensus on urbanization relevant for malaria parasite mapping. Previous studies examining the relationship between urbanization and malaria transmission have used pr...

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10.1186/s12936-017-1694-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Name:
Belgian Science Policy
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Linard, C
Grant:
SR/00/304
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Name:
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Overseas Programme Strategic Award
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Kabaria, C
Grant:
084538
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Wellcome Trust
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Kabaria, C
Noor, A
Snow, R
Grant:
084538
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103602
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Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique
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Gilbert, M
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
49
Pages:
1-10
Publication date:
2017-01-26
Acceptance date:
2017-01-13
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Language:
English
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pubs:673438
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uuid:2403c758-e983-416f-b64c-8e94b08e8e37
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673438
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2017-02-25

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