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Epidemiology of Plasmodium vivax in Indonesia

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Endemic malaria occurs across much of the vast Indonesian archipelago. All five species of Plasmodium known to naturally infect humans occur here, along with 20 species of Anopheles mosquitoes confirmed as carriers of malaria. Two species of plasmodia cause the overwhelming majority and virtually equal shares of malaria infections in Indonesia: Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax. The challenge posed by P. vivax is especially steep in Indonesia because chloroquine-resistant strains pre...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.4269/ajtmh.16-0093

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Author
Publisher:
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
95
Issue:
6
Pages:
121-132
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-03-07
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:e34e0782-a19c-4bc9-8c83-8185e8146abc
Source identifiers:
629981
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pubs:629981
Paper number:
6
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