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Primary infection by Plasmodium falciparum or P. vivax in a cohort of Javanese migrants to Indonesian Papua.

Abstract:

The clinical and parasitological characteristics of the first naturally acquired malarial infection have rarely been documented in humans. When 243 migrants from non-endemic Java were followed from the day of their arrival in Indonesian Papua, 217 (89%) were found to become infected with Plasmodium falciparum and/or P. vivax before they were lost to follow-up. The incidence of malarial infection in the children investigated (who were aged 6-10 years) was indistinguishable from that in the adu...

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10.1179/000349803225001463

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Barcus, MJ More by this author
Elyazar, IR More by this author
Marwoto, H More by this author
Richie, TL More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Volume:
97
Issue:
6
Pages:
565-574
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
URN:
uuid:d95376b9-9f8d-4272-87ce-b0531673bea6
Source identifiers:
81785
Local pid:
pubs:81785

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