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Examining the human infectious reservoir for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in areas of differing transmission intensity.

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A detailed understanding of the human infectious reservoir is essential for improving malaria transmission-reducing interventions. Here we report a multi-regional assessment of population-wide malaria transmission potential based on 1209 mosquito feeding assays in endemic areas of Burkina Faso and Kenya. Across both sites, we identified 39 infectious individuals. In high endemicity settings, infectious individuals were identifiable by research-grade microscopy (92.6%; 25/27), whilst one of th...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41467-017-01270-4

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature communications Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
1133
Publication date:
2017-10-26
Acceptance date:
2017-09-05
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ISSN:
2041-1723
Pubs id:
pubs:742309
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uri:76e4120b-0d99-4b6c-870e-3a4adefe4ee3
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uuid:76e4120b-0d99-4b6c-870e-3a4adefe4ee3
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pubs:742309
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English
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