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Development and evaluation of a Markov model to predict changes in schistosomiasis prevalence in response to praziquantel treatment: a case study of Schistosoma mansoni in Uganda and Mali

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Understanding whether schistosomiasis control programmes are on course to control morbidity and potentially switch towards elimination interventions would benefit from user-friendly quantitative tools that facilitate analysis of progress and highlight areas not responding to treatment. This study aimed to develop and evaluate such a tool using large datasets collected during Schistosomiasis Control Initiative-supported control programmes.A discrete-time Markov model was developed using transi...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Name:
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation
Grant:
239
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
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Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Article number:
543
Publication date:
2016-10-12
Acceptance date:
2016-10-01
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ISSN:
1756-3305
Pmid:
27729063
Language:
English
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pubs:739194
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uuid:6167a10f-6084-4148-93bb-d8d21558ae9f
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739194
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2017-11-14

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