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Morbidity and mortality due to Plasmodium vivax malaria in Papua, Indonesia and its control using antimalarial drugs

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Plasmodium vivax malaria threatens nearly half the world’s population. This relapsing disease may be more severe than previously recognised and is proving refractory to current malaria control measures. This thesis aimed to describe the burden of anaemia and mortality attributable to vivax malaria in Southern Papua, Indonesia, an area endemic for multidrug-resistant P. vivax and P. falciparum, and to determine the potential of currently available antimalarial drugs to reduce transmission o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Research group:
Centre for Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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MSD
Department:
NDM
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MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Douglas, N
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2013-10-10

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