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Research Article

Farm-Level Risk Factors for Fish-Borne Zoonotic Trematode Infection in Integrated Small-Scale Fish Farms in Northern Vietnam

  • Van Thi Phan mail,

    phanvan@ria1.org

    Affiliations: Department of Large Animal Sciences, Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark, Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1, Tu Son, Vietnam

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  • Annette Kjær Ersbøll,

    Affiliation: Department of Large Animal Sciences, Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

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  • Khue Viet Nguyen,

    Affiliation: Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1, Tu Son, Vietnam

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  • Henry Madsen,

    Affiliation: Centre for Health Research and Development, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

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  • Anders Dalsgaard

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

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  • Published: July 13, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000742

About the Authors

Van Thi Phan, Annette Kjær Ersbøll
Department of Large Animal Sciences, Section of Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Van Thi Phan, Khue Viet Nguyen
Centre for Environment and Disease Monitoring in Aquaculture, Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1, Tu Son, Vietnam
Henry Madsen
Centre for Health Research and Development, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Anders Dalsgaard
Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Corresponding Author

Email: phanvan@ria1.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VTP AKE AD. Performed the experiments: VTP KVN. Analyzed the data: VTP AKE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VTP. Wrote the paper: VTP AKE KVN HM AD. Analyzed data on snail presence in ponds: HM.