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Geographical variation in Plasmodium vivax relapse.

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BACKGROUND: Plasmodium vivax has the widest geographic distribution of the human malaria parasites and nearly 2.5 billion people live at risk of infection. The control of P. vivax in individuals and populations is complicated by its ability to relapse weeks to months after initial infection. Strains of P. vivax from different geographical areas are thought to exhibit varied relapse timings. In tropical regions strains relapse quickly (three to six weeks), whereas those in temperate regions do...

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10.1186/1475-2875-13-144

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Battle, KE More by this author
Karhunen, MS More by this author
Gething, PW More by this author
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
144
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:d5909cfa-0f1b-4a56-8466-9505b6787ab4
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462132
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pubs:462132

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