The receptive versus current risks of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Northern Namibia: implications for elimination

@inproceedings{Noor2013TheRV,
  title={The receptive versus current risks of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Northern Namibia: implications for elimination},
  author={Abdisalan M. Noor and Petrina Uusiku and Richard Nchabi Kamwi and Stark T. Katokele and Benson Ntomwa and Victor A. Alegana and Robert W. Snow},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Countries aiming for malaria elimination need to define their malariogenic potential, of which measures of both receptive and current transmission are major components. As Namibia pursues malaria elimination, the importation risks due to cross-border human population movements with higher risk neighboring countries has been identified as a major challenge. Here we used historical and contemporary Plasmodium falciparum prevalence data for Namibia to estimate receptive and current… CONTINUE READING
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