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Open Access | The impact of human reservoir of malaria at a community-level on individual malaria occurrence in a low malaria transmission setting along the Thai-Myanmar border

May 27, 2010 - 08:09 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Lawpoolsri S, Chavez IF, Yimsamran S, Puangsa-art S, Thanyavanich N, Maneeboonyang W, Chaimungkun W, Singhasivanon P, Maguire JH, Hungerford LL
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Malaria Journal 2010, 9:143 (26 May 2010)

In a small area with low malaria transmission intensity, the variation in mosquito abundance is relatively similar across the residential areas; incidence of malaria between hamlets, which reflects the community level of human infectious reservoirs, is an important predictor for the malaria risk among individuals within these hamlets.

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