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The risks of malaria infection in Kenya in 2009.

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BACKGROUND: To design an effective strategy for the control of malaria requires a map of infection and disease risks to select appropriate suites of interventions. Advances in model based geo-statistics and malaria parasite prevalence data assemblies provide unique opportunities to redefine national Plasmodium falciparum risk distributions. Here we present a new map of malaria risk for Kenya in 2009. METHODS: Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate data were assembled from cross-sectional commun...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2334-9-180

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Noor, AM
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Gething, PW
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Patil, AP
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Hay, SI
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC infectious diseases Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
180
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1471-2334
ISSN:
1471-2334
URN:
uuid:6ce9b497-f036-400d-8b55-657ce8f0e79b
Source identifiers:
34984
Local pid:
pubs:34984

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