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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
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Journal:
Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ)
Volume:
7
Issue:
28
Pages:
378-382
Publication date:
2009-01-01
EISSN:
1812-2078
ISSN:
1812-2027
Source identifiers:
133495

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