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The demographics of human and malaria movement and migration patterns in East Africa.

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: The quantification of parasite movements can provide valuable information for control strategy planning across all transmission intensities. Mobile parasite carrying individuals can instigate transmission in receptive areas, spread drug resistant strains and reduce the effectiveness of control strategies. The identification of mobile demographic groups, their routes of travel and how these movements connect differing transmission zones, potentially enables limited resources for ...

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10.1186/1475-2875-12-397

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Pindolia, DK More by this author
Garcia, AJ More by this author
Alegana, VA More by this author
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
397
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:ff5126eb-6e90-4ced-b966-f32d60d1affd
Source identifiers:
443405
Local pid:
pubs:443405

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