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Open Access | Population Hemoglobin Mean and Anemia Prevalence in Papua New Guinea: New Metrics for Defining Malaria Endemicity?

March 5, 2010 - 16:29 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Nicolas Senn, Seri Maraga, Albert Sie, Stephen J. Rogerson, John C. Reeder, Peter Siba, Ivo Mueller
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(2): e9375

The aim of this study is to compare population hemoglobin mean and anemia prevalence to established indicators of malaria endemicity, including parasite rates, rates of enlarged spleens in children, and records of (presumptive) malaria diagnosis among populations living with different levels of malaria transmission.

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