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Research Article

The Potential Impact of Density Dependent Fecundity on the Use of the Faecal Egg Count Reduction Test for Detecting Drug Resistance in Human Hookworms

  • Andrew C. Kotze mail,

    andrew.kotze@csiro.au

    Affiliation: CSIRO Livestock Industries, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Steven R. Kopp

    Affiliation: School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: October 01, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000297

About the Authors

Andrew C. Kotze
CSIRO Livestock Industries, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Steven R. Kopp
School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: andrew.kotze@csiro.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: ACK. Wrote the paper: ACK. Contributed ideas, commented on draft manuscript: SRK.