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Targeting Asymptomatic Malaria Infections: Active Surveillance in Control and Elimination

  • Hugh J. W. Sturrock mail,

    sturrockh@globalhealth.ucsf.edu

    Affiliation: Malaria Elimination Initiative, Global Health Group, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America

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  • Michelle S. Hsiang,

    Affiliations: Malaria Elimination Initiative, Global Health Group, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America

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  • Justin M. Cohen,

    Affiliation: Clinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, MA, United States of America

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  • David L. Smith,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, United States of America

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  • Bryan Greenhouse,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America

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  • Teun Bousema,

    Affiliations: Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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  • Roly D. Gosling

    Affiliation: Malaria Elimination Initiative, Global Health Group, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America

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  • Published: June 18, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001467

About the Authors

Hugh J. W. Sturrock, Michelle S. Hsiang, Roly D. Gosling
Malaria Elimination Initiative, Global Health Group, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America
Michelle S. Hsiang
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America
Justin M. Cohen
Clinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, MA, United States of America
David L. Smith
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, United States of America
Bryan Greenhouse
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, United States of America
Teun Bousema
Department of Immunology and Infection, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Teun Bousema
Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Corresponding Author

Email: sturrockh@globalhealth.ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: HJWS MSH RDG. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: HJWS MSH JMC DLS BG TB RDG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: HJWS MSH JMC DLS BG TB RDG. Agree with manuscript’s results and conclusions: HJWS MSH JMC DLS BG TB RDG.