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- Standardizing estimates of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite rate

We are extremely grateful to all those individuals who contributed PfPR data and who are acknowledged on the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) website [40]. We additionally thank those who have supplied (directly to the authors or indirectly through exemplary documentation in publication) very high resolution age-stratified PfPR data: Waqar Butt, Verena Carrara, Helen Guyatt, Marie Claire Henry, Akira Kaneko, Kojo Koram, Akiko Matsumto, Bruno Moonen, D. Müller, Tabitha Mwangi, François Nosten, Christophe Rogier, Dennis Shanks, David Sintasath, Tom Smith, Jean-François Trape and Dejan Zurovac. We also thank F. Ellis McKenzie, Andy Tatem, Anand Patil, and three anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments and suggestions.

DLS conducted this research at the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, and at the Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida. CAG is supported by a Wellcome Trust Project grant (#076951) and also acknowledges support from the Fundación para la Ciencia y Tecnología (FUNDACYT), Quito, Ecuador. RWS is a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow (#079080). SIH is funded by a Senior Research Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust (#079091). RWS and SIH acknowledge the support of the Kenyan Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). This paper is published with the permission of the director of KEMRI. This work forms part of the output of the MAP, principally funded by the Wellcome Trust, UK.

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