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Plasmodium-helminth coinfection and its sources of heterogeneity across East Africa.

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BACKGROUND: Plasmodium-helminth coinfection can have a number of consequences for infected hosts, yet our knowledge of the epidemiology of coinfection across multiple settings is limited. This study investigates the distribution and heterogeneity of coinfection with Plasmodium falciparum and 3 major helminth species across East Africa. METHODS: Cross-sectional parasite surveys were conducted among 28 050 children in 299 schools across a range of environmental settings in Kenya, Uganda, and Et...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/infdis/jir844

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
205
Issue:
5
Pages:
841-852
Publication date:
2012-03-05
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
URN:
uuid:36298af3-b6c9-4342-ba70-33208aae20c4
Source identifiers:
245836
Local pid:
pubs:245836

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