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Asymptomatic Vivax and Falciparum Parasitaemia with Helminth Co-Infection: Major Risk Factors for Anaemia in Early Life.

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BACKGROUND: Anaemia in children under five years old is associated with poor health, growth and developmental outcomes. In Papua, Indonesia, where the burden of anaemia in infants is high, we conducted a community survey to assess the association between Plasmodium infection, helminth carriage and the risk of anaemia. METHODS: A cross sectional household survey was carried out between April and July 2013 in 16 villages in the District of Mimika using a multistage sampling procedure. A total o...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0160917

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Burdam, FH More by this author
Kenangalem, E More by this author
Indrawanti, R More by this author
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Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade More from this funder
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PLoS One Journal website
Issue:
8
Publication date:
2016-08-09
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
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pubs:638494
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uri:8579ba85-fb19-40c5-9bc0-1b5190a15ab1
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8579ba85-fb19-40c5-9bc0-1b5190a15ab1
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pubs:638494
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English
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