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Evidence for over-dispersion in the distribution of clinical malaria episodes in children.

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BACKGROUND: It may be assumed that patterns of clinical malaria in children of similar age under the same level of exposure would follow a Poisson distribution with no over-dispersion. Longitudinal studies that have been conducted over many years suggest that some children may experience more episodes of clinical malaria than would be expected. The aim of this study was to identify this group of children and investigate possible causes for this increased susceptibility. METHODOLOGY AND PRINC...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
PloS one More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
5
Pages:
e2196
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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pubs:52677
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uuid:6114ed91-9249-40d1-8925-82ba2db7cdb7
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pubs:52677
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52677
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2012-12-19

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