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The effects of urbanization on global Plasmodium vivax malaria transmission.

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BACKGROUND: Many recent studies have examined the impact of urbanization on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity and found a general trend of reduced transmission in urban areas. However, none has examined the effect of urbanization on Plasmodium vivax malaria, which is the most widely distributed malaria species and can also cause severe clinical syndromes in humans. In this study, a set of 10,003 community-based P. vivax parasite rate (PvPR) surveys are used to explore the relationships...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-11-403

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Moyes, CL
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Gething, PW
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Hay, SI
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
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11
Issue:
1
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Article: 403
Chapter number:
ARTN 403
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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1475-2875
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1475-2875
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uuid:35ade873-f519-4942-b7bd-5667fbec39d3
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367803
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pubs:367803

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