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Seroprevalence to the Antigens of Taenia solium Cysticercosis among Residents of Three Villages in Burkina Faso: A Cross-Sectional Study

  • Hélène Carabin mail,

    helene-carabin@ouhsc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Athanase Millogo,

    Affiliation: Centre Hospitaltier Universitaire Souro Sanou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

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  • Nicolas Praet,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Sennen Hounton,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization-Multi Disease Surveillance Centre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

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  • Zékiba Tarnagda,

    Affiliation: Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

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  • Rasmané Ganaba,

    Affiliation: Groupe de Recherche, d'Expertise et de Formation en Santé pour le Développement (GREFSaD), Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

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  • Pierre Dorny,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Pascal Nitiéma,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Linda D. Cowan,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Évaluation du Fardeau Économique de la Cysticercose Au Burkina Faso (ÉFÉCAB)
  • Published: November 24, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000555

About the Authors

Hélène Carabin, Pascal Nitiéma, Linda D. Cowan
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
Athanase Millogo
Centre Hospitaltier Universitaire Souro Sanou, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Nicolas Praet, Pierre Dorny
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Sennen Hounton
World Health Organization-Multi Disease Surveillance Centre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Zékiba Tarnagda
Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Rasmané Ganaba
Groupe de Recherche, d'Expertise et de Formation en Santé pour le Développement (GREFSaD), Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Corresponding Author

Email: helene-carabin@ouhsc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HC AM SH RG LDC. Performed the experiments: AM NP SH ZT RG PN. Analyzed the data: HC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HC NP ZT PD. Wrote the paper: HC AM NP SH ZT RG PD PN LDC.