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Onset of clinical immunity to Plasmodium falciparum among Javanese migrants to Indonesian Papua.

Abstract:

Onset of clinical immunity to Plasmodium falciparum occurred among Javanese migrants to Indonesian Papua. Surveillance of the 243 migrants investigated began on the day of their arrival in Indonesian Papua and continued for 33 months. Asexual parasitaemia without fever constituted objective evidence of clinical immunity. Compared with first infection, the odds ratio (OR) for not having fever at the fourth infection within 24 months was 3.2 [95% confidence interval (CI)=1.03-10.2; P=0.02]. The...

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10.1179/000349803225001472

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Volume:
97
Issue:
6
Pages:
557-564
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
URN:
uuid:6ece7958-76b0-4c8a-87ae-3eddc30b92c7
Source identifiers:
81607
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pubs:81607

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