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Characteristics and risk factors of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Eastern and Central Nepal.

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BACKGROUND: Very limited information is available on epidemiology of falciparum malaria in Nepal. Such information is very important for malaria control programmes. It is believed that malaria in Eastern region is imported from border districts of India and local transmission follows whereas it is indigenous in Central region. Therefore, the characteristics and risk factors of malaria are believed to be different in Eastern and Central Nepal. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to descri...

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Banjara, MR More by this author
Sirawaraporn, W More by this author
Petmitr, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ)
Volume:
7
Issue:
28
Pages:
378-382
Publication date:
2009
EISSN:
1812-2078
ISSN:
1812-2027
URN:
uuid:c8c3c740-c40e-4314-a4da-9769e0bc9162
Source identifiers:
133495
Local pid:
pubs:133495

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