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A cluster randomised controlled trial of two rounds of mass drug administration in Zanzibar, a malaria pre-elimination setting-high coverage and safety, but no significant impact on transmission

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Background

Mass drug administration (MDA) has the potential to interrupt malaria transmission and has been suggested as a tool for malaria elimination in low-endemic settings. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness and safety of two rounds of MDA in Zanzibar, a pre-elimination setting.

Methods

A cluster randomised controlled trial was conducted in 16 areas considered as malaria hotspots, with an annual parasite index of > 0.8%. The areas were randomise...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1186/s12916-018-1202-8

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ORCID:
0000-0003-4734-5754
Msellem, MI More by this author
Aydin-Schmidt, B More by this author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
215
Publication date:
2018-12-10
Acceptance date:
2018-10-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
Pubs id:
pubs:953240
URN:
uri:9b0406ad-0329-4069-928e-bf7557963392
UUID:
uuid:9b0406ad-0329-4069-928e-bf7557963392
Local pid:
pubs:953240

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