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The prevalence, incidence and prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infections in forest rangers in Bu Gia Map National Park, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam: a pilot study.

Abstract:

Background

Prophylaxis for high-risk populations, such as forest workers, could be one component for malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Sub-region. A study was conducted to assess the malaria incidence in forest rangers and the feasibility of malaria prophylaxis for rangers sleeping in forest camps.

Methods

Forest rangers deployed in the Bu Gia Map National Park, Vietnam were invited to participate in the study. Plasmodium infections were cleared using pres...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1186/s12936-017-2091-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-0282-6469
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
444
Publication date:
2017-11-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-27
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:745989
URN:
uri:3e958205-16b6-4b7e-9183-91cdaceeca3d
UUID:
uuid:3e958205-16b6-4b7e-9183-91cdaceeca3d
Local pid:
pubs:745989

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