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Submicroscopic and Asymptomatic Plasmodium Parasitaemia Associated with Significant Risk of Anaemia in Papua, Indonesia

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Submicroscopic Plasmodium infections are an important parasite reservoir, but their clinical relevance is poorly defined. A cross-sectional household survey was conducted in southern Papua, Indonesia, using cluster random sampling. Data were recorded using a standardized questionnaire. Blood samples were collected for haemoglobin measurement. Plasmodium parasitaemia was determined by blood film microscopy and PCR. Between April and July 2013, 800 households and 2,830 individuals were surveyed...

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Wellcome Trust
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Poespoprodjo, J
Price, R
Grant:
099875
091625
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Swiss National Science Foundation
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Marfurt, J
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PA00P3-139723/1
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National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
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Anstey, N
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1042072
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Instituto Colombiano para el Desarrollo de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Francisco José de Caldas, Colciencias
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Pava, Z
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512-2010
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National Health and Medical Research Council
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1037304
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Public Library of Science
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PLoS One More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0165340
Publication date:
2016-10-27
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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1932-6203
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English
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2016-11-03

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