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Scale up of a Plasmodium falciparum elimination program and surveillance system in Kayin State, Myanmar

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Myanmar has one of the largest malaria burdens in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Throughout the GMS, Plasmodium falciparum parasites are increasingly resistant to artemisinin combination therapies. Given that there are no current alternative treatment therapies, one proposed solution to the threat of untreatable P. falciparum malaria is to eliminate the parasite from the region. Several small-scale elimination projects have been piloted in the GMS, including along...

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Peer reviewed
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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12741.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0002-5352-7338
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0001-8619-9775
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Wellcome Trust Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
98
Publication date:
2017-12-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-09
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ISSN:
2398-502X
Pubs id:
pubs:813384
URN:
uri:b038022c-a81d-4bc2-8b12-f8676c3820cc
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uuid:b038022c-a81d-4bc2-8b12-f8676c3820cc
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