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Open Access | A quantitative analysis of transmission efficiency versus intensity for malaria

January 18, 2012 - 11:38 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
David L. Smith, Chris J. Drakeley, Christinah Chiyaka & Simon I. Hay
Reference: 
Nature Communications Volume: 1:108

MalariaWorldIn this study, we show that these studies trace a strongly nonlinear relationship between malaria transmission intensity and efficiency that is parsimoniously described by a model of heterogeneous biting.

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