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gametocyte carriage

Open Access | Nonlinear mixed effects modeling of gametocyte carriage in patients with uncomplicated malaria

March 2, 2010 - 10:33 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Greg B Distiller, Francesca Little, Karen I Barnes
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:60 (26 February 2010)

Despite the obviously important role that gametocytes play in the transmission of malaria and spread of anti-malarial resistance, it is common to estimate gametocyte carriage indirectly based on asexual parasite measurements. The objective of this research was to directly model observed gametocyte densities over time, during the primary infection.

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