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Predicting the impact of border control on malaria transmission: a simulated focal screen and treat campaign

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Background: South Africa is one of many countries committed to malaria elimination with a target of 2018 and all malaria-endemic provinces, including Mpumalanga, are increasing efforts towards this ambitious goal. The reduction of imported infections is a vital element of an elimination strategy, particularly if a country is already experiencing high levels of imported infections. Border control of malaria is one tool that may be considered. Methods: A metapopulation, non-linear stochastic o...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12936-015-0776-2

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ORCID:
0000-0002-3007-5383
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5547-820X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6523-185X
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
14
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Article number: 268 (2015)
Publication date:
2015-07-12
Acceptance date:
2015-06-28
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EISSN:
1475-2875
Pmid:
26164675
Source identifiers:
531973
Language:
English
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uuid:3c6afc2f-79eb-4d3f-a089-2225f6b0b454
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2019-02-05

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