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Research Article

A Community-Based Study of Factors Associated with Continuing Transmission of Lymphatic Filariasis in Leogane, Haiti

  • Alexis Boyd,

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kimberly Y. Won mail,

    kwon@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Shannon K. McClintock,

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Catherine V. Donovan,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Sandra J. Laney,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Steven A. Williams,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Nils Pilotte,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Thomas G. Streit,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Madsen V. E. Beau de Rochars,

    Affiliation: Hopital Ste. Croix, Leogane, Haiti

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  • Patrick J. Lammie

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: March 23, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000640

About the Authors

Alexis Boyd, Kimberly Y. Won, Shannon K. McClintock, Patrick J. Lammie
Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Catherine V. Donovan, Thomas G. Streit
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America
Sandra J. Laney, Steven A. Williams, Nils Pilotte
Department of Biological Sciences, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States of America
Madsen V. E. Beau de Rochars
Hopital Ste. Croix, Leogane, Haiti

Corresponding Author

Email: kwon@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB KYW PJL. Performed the experiments: AB KYW CVD SJL NP. Analyzed the data: AB KYW SKM CVD SJL NP TGS MVEBdR PJL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AB SKM SJL SAW NP PJL. Wrote the paper: AB.