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Submicroscopic and Asymptomatic Plasmodium Parasitaemia Associated with Significant Risk of Anaemia in Papua, Indonesia

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Submicroscopic Plasmodium infections are an important parasite reservoir, but their clinical relevance is poorly defined. A cross-sectional household survey was conducted in southern Papua, Indonesia, using cluster random sampling. Data were recorded using a standardized questionnaire. Blood samples were collected for haemoglobin measurement. Plasmodium parasitaemia was determined by blood film microscopy and PCR. Between April and July 2013, 800 households and 2,830 individuals were surveyed...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0165340

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Marfurt, J
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PA00P3-139723/1
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Poespoprodjo, J
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099875
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Price, R
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091625
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0165340
Publication date:
2016-10-27
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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1932-6203
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656954
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English
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2016-11-03

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