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Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte dynamics in areas of different malaria endemicity.

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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to identify and compare factors associated with Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte carriage in three regions of differing malaria endemicity. METHODS: Retrospective data from Thailand, The Gambia and Tanzania were used. The data came from large prospective field-based clinical trials, which investigated gametocyte carriage after different anti-malarial drug treatments. RESULTS: Gametocytaemia was detected during the observation period in 12% of patients (9...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-7-249

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University of Oxford
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Article number:
249
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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1475-2875
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1475-2875
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25375

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