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An In-Depth Analysis of a Piece of Shit: Distribution of Schistosoma mansoni and Hookworm Eggs in Human Stool

  • Stefanie J. Krauth,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Jean T. Coulibaly,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Stefanie Knopp,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Mahamadou Traoré,

    Affiliation: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Eliézer K. N'Goran,

    Affiliations: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Jürg Utzinger mail

    juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: December 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001969

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parasites in a piece of

Posted by CliveShiff on 03 Jan 2013 at 13:38 GMT

Good Job! however you are not the first to do this analysis, Dyson Blair (Blair Research Lab, Salisbury Rhodesia) did such analysis in the 1970's, published in the Central African Journal of Medicine. Pity its not on line, should you wish, I will try to get the reference. Clive Shiff

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