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Age, spatial and temporal variations in hospital admissions with malaria in Kilifi County, Kenya: A 25 year longitudinal observational study

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Background

Encouraging progress has been seen with reductions in Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission in some parts of Africa. Reduced transmission might lead to increasing susceptibility to malaria among older children, which has implications for ongoing control strategies.

Methods and findings

We conducted a longitudinal observational study of children admitted to Kilifi County Hospital in Kenya and linked to data on residence and Insecticide Treated Net (I...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLOS Med Journal website
Publication date:
2016-06-28
Acceptance date:
2016-05-11
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622402
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pubs:622402
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uuid:4fb37630-d9fd-486a-9995-d9579ddfddcb
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pubs:622402
Deposit date:
2016-05-16

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