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The risks of malaria infection in Kenya in 2009

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Background: To design an effective strategy for the control of malaria requires a map of infection and disease risks to select appropriate suites of interventions. Advances in model based geo-statistics and malaria parasite prevalence data assemblies provide unique opportunities to redefine national Plasmodium falciparum risk distributions. Here we present a new map of malaria risk for Kenya in 2009. Methods: Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate data were assembled from cross...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2334-9-180

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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
"Wellcome Trust", "Kenya Medical Research Institute"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
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Institution:
Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya
Department:
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Role:
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Institution:
"Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds, Nairobi, Kenya", "University of Oxford"
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
180
Publication date:
2009-11-01
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ISSN:
1471-2334
Language:
English
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ora:3660
Deposit date:
2010-04-23

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