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Individual-level factors associated with the risk of acquiring human Plasmodium knowlesi malaria in Malaysia: a case-control study.

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Background

The emergence of human malaria due to the monkey parasite Plasmodium knowlesi threatens elimination efforts in southeast Asia. Changes in land use are thought to be driving the rise in reported P knowlesi cases, but the role of individual-level factors is unclear. To address this knowledge gap we assessed human and environmental factors associated with zoonotic knowlesi malaria risk.

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We did this population-based case-control study over a 2 year ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/s2542-5196(17)30031-1

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William, T More by this author
Fornace, KM More by this author
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Malaysian Ministry of Health More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Planetary Health Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
3
Pages:
e97-e104
Publication date:
2017-06-05
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EISSN:
2542-5196
ISSN:
2542-5196
Pubs id:
pubs:710244
URN:
uri:bb28fb2c-a6f0-4dc3-9a11-f2aa18275862
UUID:
uuid:bb28fb2c-a6f0-4dc3-9a11-f2aa18275862
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pubs:710244
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English
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