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Endemicity response timelines for Plasmodium falciparum elimination

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Background: The scaling up of malaria control and renewed calls for malaria eradication have raised interest in defining timelines for changes in malaria endemicity. Methods: The epidemiological theory for the decline in the Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate (PfPR, the prevalence of infection) following intervention was critically reviewed and where necessary extended to consider superinfection, heterogenous biting, and aging infections. Timelines for malaria control and eliminatio...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-8-87

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Institution:
University of Florida
Department:
Department of Zoology and Emerging Pathogens Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology
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Hay, S
Grant:
079091
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
8
Article number:
87
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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1475-2875
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English
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2010-06-09

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