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Research Article

Health Education through Analogies: Preparation of a Community for Clinical Trials of a Vaccine against Hookworm in an Endemic Area of Brazil

  • Maria Flavia Gazzinelli,

    Affiliation: School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Lucas Lobato,

    Affiliation: School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Leonardo Matoso,

    Affiliation: School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Renato Avila,

    Affiliation: School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Rita de Cassia Marques,

    Affiliation: School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Ami Shah Brown,

    Affiliation: Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Jeffrey M. Bethony,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • David J. Diemert mail

    david.diemert@sabin.org

    Affiliations: Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Published: July 20, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000749

About the Authors

Maria Flavia Gazzinelli, Lucas Lobato, Leonardo Matoso, Renato Avila, Rita de Cassia Marques
School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Ami Shah Brown, David J. Diemert
Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira
Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Jeffrey M. Bethony, David J. Diemert
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: david.diemert@sabin.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MFG RdCM ASB JMB DJD. Performed the experiments: MFG LM RA RdCM. Analyzed the data: MFG LL DJD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MFG RCO DJD. Wrote the paper: MFG LL DJD.