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Malaria risk mapping for control in the republic of Sudan.

Abstract:

Evidence shows that malaria risk maps are rarely tailored to address national control program ambitions. Here, we generate a malaria risk map adapted for malaria control in Sudan. Community Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate (PfPR) data from 2000 to 2010 were assembled and were standardized to 2-10 years of age (PfPR(2-10)). Space-time Bayesian geostatistical methods were used to generate a map of malaria risk for 2010. Surfaces of aridity, urbanization, irrigation schemes, and refugee camps...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0390

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ElMardi, KA More by this author
Abdelgader, TM More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
87
Issue:
6
Pages:
1012-1021
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:de63df1e-c73f-4c92-a098-f83e0ec4f8fc
Source identifiers:
353950
Local pid:
pubs:353950

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