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Research Article

Hookworm-Related Anaemia among Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review

  • Simon Brooker mail,

    simon.brooker@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Peter J. Hotez,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Donald A. P. Bundy

    Affiliation: Human Development Division, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: September 17, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000291

About the Authors

Simon Brooker
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Simon Brooker
Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine, KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Laboratories, Nairobi, Kenya
Peter J. Hotez
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Peter J. Hotez
Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Donald A. P. Bundy
Human Development Division, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: simon.brooker@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

PJH is Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases and is an inventor on U.S. Patent 7,303,752 B2 (issued December 4, 2007) entitled “Hookworm vaccine.”

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SB DAPB. Performed the experiments: SB PJH. Analyzed the data: SB. Wrote the paper: SB PJH DAPB.