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Scale up of a Plasmodium falciparum elimination program and surveillance system in Kayin State, Myanmar

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Myanmar has one of the largest malaria burdens in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Throughout the GMS, Plasmodium falciparum parasites are increasingly resistant to artemisinin combination therapies. Given that there are no current alternative treatment therapies, one proposed solution to the threat of untreatable P. falciparum malaria is to eliminate the parasite from the region. Several small-scale elimination projects have been piloted in the GMS, including along...

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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12741.2

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Wellcome Trust Publisher's website
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Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
98
Publication date:
2017-12-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-09
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2398-502X
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829249
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2018-03-16

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