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Travel as a risk factor for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the highlands of western Kenya.

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In the 1980s, highland malaria returned to the tea estates of western Kenya after an absence of nearly a generation. In order to determine the importance of travel for the spread of malaria in this region, we prospectively collected blood films and travel, demographic and geographic information on well persons and outpatients on tea estates near the western rim of the Rift Valley. Risk factors for malaria asexual parasitaemia included: tribal/ethnic group, home province and home district mala...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
99
Issue:
1
Pages:
71-74
Publication date:
2005-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:39285
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uuid:b624498e-c8ac-4413-aafe-ae808bcd5d67
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pubs:39285
Source identifiers:
39285
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2012-12-19

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