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A world malaria map: Plasmodium falciparum endemicity in 2007

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Background: Efficient allocation of resources to intervene against malaria requires a detailed understanding of the contemporary spatial distribution of malaria risk. It is exactly 40 y since the last global map of malaria endemicity was published. this paper describes the generation of a new world map of Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity for the year 2007. Methods and findings: A total of 8,938 P. falciparum parasite rate (PfPR) surveys were identified using a variet...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)- University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)- University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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"University of Oxford", "University of Southampton"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Centre for Geographical Health Research,School of Geography
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
Role:
Author
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)- University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford", "University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA"
Department:
Emerging Pathogens Institute
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Simon I. Hay
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Carlos A. Guerra
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Peter W. Gething
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Anand P. Patil
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Andrew J. Tatem
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
Article: e1000048
Publication date:
2009-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:8aaf530a-7873-4efc-aa14-d3b6a2560c24
Local pid:
ora:2732

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