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The consequences of reducing transmission of Plasmodium falciparum in Africa.

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Malaria transmission intensity in Africa varies over several log orders, from less than one infected bite per year to more than one thousand. In this review we examine the consequences in terms of age pattern, clinical spectrum and overall burden of disease and discuss the possible implications for interventions that reduce exposure to infected bites. With very low transmission intensity, all age groups are susceptible to severe malaria. With increasing transmission intensities, older childre...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Advances in parasitology
Volume:
52
Pages:
235-264
Publication date:
2002-01-01
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ISSN:
0065-308X
Source identifiers:
32292
Language:
English
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uuid:d127511b-f3d1-496b-99ee-6e615e8c1ca7
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pubs:32292
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2012-12-19

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