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A systematic review on malaria sero-epidemiology studies in the Brazilian Amazon: insights into immunological markers for exposure and protection

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Background: Considerable success in reducing malaria incidence and mortality has been achieved in Brazil, leading to discussions over the possibility of moving towards elimination. However, more than reporting and counting clinical cases, elimination will require the use of efficient tools and strategies for measuring transmission dynamics and detecting the infectious reservoir as the primary indicators of interest for surveillance and evaluation. Because acquisition and maintenance of ant...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-017-1762-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico
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Braga, É
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201201/2015-1
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RCUK-CONFAP Research Partnerships
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MR/M02623X/1
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
16
Issue:
107
Pages:
1-15
Publication date:
2017-03-07
Acceptance date:
2017-02-28
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1475-2875
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2017-05-31

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