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Significance of Travel to Rural Areas as a Risk Factor for Malarial Anemia in an Urban Setting

March 12, 2010 - 16:43 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Jose G. Siri, Mark L. Wilson, Susan Murray, Daniel H. Rosen, John M. Vulule, Laurence Slutsker, AND Kim A. Lindblade
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2010;82 391-397

Control of severe malaria in an urban setting may be complicated by Plasmodium infections acquired elsewhere. Epidemiologic studies of urban malaria in low transmission settings should take travel history into account.

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Open Access | The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents

December 14, 2009 - 11:57 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Andrew J Tatem, Youliang Qiu, David L Smith, Oliver Sabot, Abdullah S Ali, Bruno Moonen
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:287 (10 December 2009)

In combination with spatial data on malaria endemicity and transmission models, movement patterns derived from phone records can inform on the likely sources and rates of malaria importation.

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