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Plasmodium vivax transmission in Africa

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Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa has historically been almost exclusively attributed to Plasmodium falciparum (Pf). Current diagnostic and surveillance systems in much of sub-Saharan Africa are not designed to identify or report non-Pf human malaria infections accurately, resulting in a dearth of routine epidemiological data about their significance. The high prevalence of Duffy negativity provided a rationale for excluding the possibility of Plasmodium vivax (Pv) transmission. However, review o...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0004222

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Howes, R
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R01 AI097366
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Howes, R
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R01 AI097366
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Battle, K
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095066
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Longbottom, J
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095066
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
11
Article number:
e0004222
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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ISSN:
1935-2735
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574801
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pubs:574801
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uuid:24179a63-67e5-43dd-9ba2-be4cbf55da7d
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pubs:574801
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2015-11-24

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