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Mapping the global extent of malaria in 2005

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Guidelines for travellers on malaria chemoprophylaxis, the altitude limits of dominant vector species, climate suitability for malaria transmission and human population density thresholds have been used to map the crude spatial limits of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax transmission on a global scale. These maps suggest that 2.510 and 2.596 billion people were at possible risk of transmission of P. falciparum and P. vivax, respectively, in 2005. Globally, 75 per cent of humans who a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.pt.2006.06.006

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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Malaria Public Health & Epidemiology Group
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"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Malaria Public Health & Epidemiology Group
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Robert W. Snow
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Funding agency for:
Simon I. Hay
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Trends in Parasitology Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
8
Pages:
353-358
Publication date:
2006-08-05
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uuid:a1f57a37-19f5-4d97-a5c9-11dc4c4eca08
Local pid:
ora:5852
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English
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