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The use of mosquito nets and the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum infection in rural South Central Somalia.

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BACKGROUND: There have been resurgent efforts in Africa to estimate the public health impact of malaria control interventions such as insecticide treated nets (ITNs) following substantial investments in scaling-up coverage in the last five years. Little is known, however, on the effectiveness of ITN in areas of Africa that support low transmission. This hinders the accurate estimation of impact of ITN use on disease burden and its cost-effectiveness in low transmission settings. METHODS AND ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0002081

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University of Oxford
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Noor, AM
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Snow, RW
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
5
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Article: e2081
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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1932-6203
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1932-6203
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uuid:fcee036a-158c-493d-87e4-212e8ec23f01
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51980
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pubs:51980

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