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The persistence and oscillations of submicroscopic Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections over time in Vietnam: an open cohort study

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Background A substantial proportion of Plasmodium species infections are asymptomatic with densities too low to be detectable with standard diagnostic techniques. The importance of such asymptomatic plasmodium infections in malaria transmission is probably related to their duration and density. To explore the duration of asymptomatic plasmodium infections and changes in parasite densities over time, a cohort of participants who were infected with Plasmodium parasites was o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s1473-3099(18)30046-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Pages:
565-572
Publication date:
2018-01-22
Acceptance date:
2018-01-22
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EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Pmid:
29398388
Source identifiers:
823124
Language:
English
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pubs:823124
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uuid:4d4ae1f6-e0b1-4b92-b506-121ddd1d9447
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2018-02-09

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