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Human population, urban settlement patterns and their impact on Plasmodium falciparum malaria endemicity.

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BACKGROUND: The efficient allocation of financial resources for malaria control and the optimal distribution of appropriate interventions require accurate information on the geographic distribution of malaria risk and of the human populations it affects. Low population densities in rural areas and high population densities in urban areas can influence malaria transmission substantially. Here, the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) global database of Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate (PfPR) survey...

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10.1186/1475-2875-7-218

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Guerra, CA More by this author
Kabaria, CW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
218
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:e24f10e1-b8d0-4484-b4e1-9d5147b9fa39
Source identifiers:
209854
Local pid:
pubs:209854

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