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The effect of insecticide-treated bed nets on the incidence and prevalence of malaria in children in an area of unstable seasonal transmission in western Myanmar.

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BACKGROUND: Insecticide-treated bed nets (ITN) reduce malaria morbidity and mortality consistently in Africa, but their benefits have been less consistent in Asia. This study's objective was to evaluate the malaria protective efficacy of village-wide usage of ITN in Western Myanmar and estimate the cost-effectiveness of ITN compared with extending early diagnosis and treatment services. METHODS: A cluster-randomized controlled trial was conducted in Rakhine State to assess the efficacy of ITN...

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10.1186/1475-2875-12-363

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Smithuis, FM More by this author
van der Broek, I More by this author
Katterman, N More by this author
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
363
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:c1a95344-4c09-4ba9-8709-df4bbcb61c55
Source identifiers:
434379
Local pid:
pubs:434379

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