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Research Article

Field Validity and Feasibility of Four Techniques for the Detection of Trichuris in Simians: A Model for Monitoring Drug Efficacy in Public Health?

  • Bruno Levecke mail,

    Bruno.Levecke@ugent.be

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Parasitology & Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

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  • Nathalie De Wilde,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Parasitology & Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

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  • Els Vandenhoute,

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Parasitology & Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

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  • Jozef Vercruysse

    Affiliation: Department of Virology, Parasitology & Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

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  • Published: January 27, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000366

About the Authors

Bruno Levecke, Nathalie De Wilde, Els Vandenhoute, Jozef Vercruysse
Department of Virology, Parasitology & Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: Bruno.Levecke@ugent.be

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BL JV. Performed the experiments: BL NDW EV. Analyzed the data: BL. Wrote the paper: BL JV.