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The contribution of asymptomatic Plasmodium infections to the transmission of malaria in Kayin state, Myanmar

Abstract:
Background The objective of mass antimalarial drug administration (MDA) is to eliminate malaria rapidly by eliminating the asymptomatic malaria parasite reservoirs and interrupting transmission. In the Greater Mekong Subregion, where artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum is now widespread, MDA has been proposed as an elimination accelerator, but the contribution of asymptomatic infections to malaria transmission has been questioned. The impact of MDA on entomological in... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/infdis/jiy686

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
Kajeechiwa, L More by this author
Landier, J More by this author
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
219
Issue:
9
Pages:
1499–1509
Publication date:
2018-11-29
Acceptance date:
2018-11-27
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Pubs id:
pubs:952720
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uri:4b62b0f1-d68f-4a1f-a216-77d9080c2715
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uuid:4b62b0f1-d68f-4a1f-a216-77d9080c2715
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pubs:952720

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