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Plasmodium falciparum parasite prevalence in East Africa: a review.

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OBJECTIVES: Empirical data on malaria endemicity are rarely available for public domain use to guide effective malaria control. This paper describes the work carried in East Africa since 1997 as part of a pan-African collaboration to map the risk of malaria, Mapping Malaria Risk in Africa (MARA) aimed at redressing deficiency. DATA EXTRACTION: Studies of cross-sectional community estimates of Plasmodium falciparum prevalence among children aged 0-15 years were identified from a variety of sou...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
East African medical journal
Volume:
81
Issue:
12
Pages:
649-656
Publication date:
2004-12-05
ISSN:
0012-835X
URN:
uuid:c48decce-bdc9-4870-b82a-fa9628acbd5e
Source identifiers:
102258
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pubs:102258

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