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Open Access | Estimating the Number of Paediatric Fevers Associated with Malaria Infection Presenting to Africa's Public Health Sector in 2007

July 8, 2010 - 07:58 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Peter W. Gething, Viola C. Kirui, Victor A. Alegana, Emelda A. Okiro, Abdisalan M. Noor, Robert W. Snow
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PLoS Med 7(7): e1000301

Spatial estimates of childhood fevers and care-seeking rates can be combined with a relational risk model of infection prevalence in the community to estimate the degree of parasitemia in those fevers reaching public health facilities.

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