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Association between the proportion of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections detected by passive surveillance and the magnitude of the asymptomatic reservoir in the community: a pooled analysis of paired health facility and community data

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Passively collected malaria case data are the foundation for public health decision making. However, because of population-level immunity, infections might not always be sufficiently symptomatic to prompt individuals to seek care. Understanding the proportion of all Plasmodium spp infections expected to be detected by the health system becomes particularly paramount in elimination settings. The aim of this study was to determine the association between the proportion of infections detected an...

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10.1016/s1473-3099(20)30059-1

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Elsevier
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Lancet Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
8
Pages:
953-963
Publication date:
2020-04-08
Acceptance date:
2020-01-28
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1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Pmid:
32277908
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English
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1100370
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pubs:1100370
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2020-07-07

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