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Plasmodium infection and its risk factors in eastern Uganda

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Background: Malaria is a leading cause of disease burden in Uganda, although surprisingly few contemporary, age-stratified data exist on malaria epidemiology in the country. This report presents results from a total population survey of malaria infection and intervention coverage in a rural area of eastern Uganda, with a specific focus on how risk factors differ between demographic groups in this population. Methods: In 2008, a cross-sectional survey was conducted in four contiguous villages ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-9-2

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Institution:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Department:
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
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Institution:
Uganda Malaria Surveillance Project, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
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Uganda Malaria Surveillance Project, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
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Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Snow, R
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Brooker, S
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
2
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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1475-2875
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English
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2010-04-22

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