The impact of hotspot-targeted interventions on malaria transmission: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Bousema2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of hotspot-targeted interventions on malaria transmission: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial},
  author={Teun Bousema and Jennifer Stevenson and Amrish Baidjoe and Gillian H. Stresman and Jamie T. Griffin and I. Kleinschmidt and Edmond Joseph Remarque and John Vulule and Nabie Bayoh and Kayla F. Laserson and Meghna Desai and Robert W. Sauerwein and Christopher J. Drakeley and Jonathan Paul Lawrence Cox},
  booktitle={Trials},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Malaria transmission is highly heterogeneous in most settings, resulting in the formation of recognizable malaria hotspots. Targeting these hotspots might represent a highly efficacious way of controlling or eliminating malaria if the hotspots fuel malaria transmission to the wider community. METHODS/DESIGN Hotspots of malaria will be determined based on spatial patterns in age-adjusted prevalence and density of antibodies against malaria antigens apical membrane antigen-1 and… CONTINUE READING
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