Age-related differences in the detection of Plasmodium falciparum infection by PCR and microscopy, in an area of Kenya with holo-endemic malaria

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Department of Quantitative Health Sciences; Department of Pediatrics



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Adolescent; Adult; Age Factors; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Child; Child, Preschool; Cross-Sectional Studies; DNA, Protozoan; Endemic Diseases; Humans; Infant; Infant, Newborn; Kenya; Malaria, Falciparum; Microscopy; Middle Aged; Polymerase Chain Reaction; Sensitivity and Specificity


Biostatistics | Epidemiology | Health Services Research | Immunology and Infectious Disease | Pediatrics

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Citation: Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2005 Jun;99(4):431-5. Link to article on publisher's site

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