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Establishing the extent of malaria transmission and challenges facing pre-elimination in the Republic of Djibouti.

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BACKGROUND: Countries aiming for malaria elimination require a detailed understanding of the current intensity of malaria transmission within their national borders. National household sample surveys are now being used to define infection prevalence but these are less efficient in areas of exceptionally low endemicity. Here we present the results of a national malaria indicator survey in the Republic of Djibouti, the first in sub-Saharan Africa to combine parasitological and serological mark...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2334-11-121

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University of Oxford
Mohamed, MB More by this author
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Noor, AM
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Mackinnon, MJ
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Snow, RW
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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BMC infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
121
Publication date:
2011
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1471-2334
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1471-2334
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uuid:4cfa9510-e36b-4c51-a274-c5b57b8eea58
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156111
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pubs:156111

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