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Malaria infection prevalence and sensitivity of reactive case detection in zanzibar

June 15, 2020 - 15:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Stuck L, Fakih BS, Yukich J, et al.
Reference: 
Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 10:S1201-9712(20)30452-5

Reactive case detection (RCD) is a commonly used strategy for malaria surveillance and response in elimination settings. Many approaches to RCD assume detectable infections are clustered within and around homes of passively detected cases (index households), which has been evaluated in a number of settings with disparate results.

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