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Research Article

In Vivo Imaging of Schistosomes to Assess Disease Burden Using Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

  • Nicolas Salem equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nicolas Salem, Jason D. Balkman

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Jason D. Balkman equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nicolas Salem, Jason D. Balkman

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Jing Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • David L. Wilson,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Zhenghong Lee,

    Affiliations: Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Christopher L. King mail,

    cxk21@case.edu (CLK); james.basilion@case.edu (JPB)

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Disease, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • James P. Basilion mail

    cxk21@case.edu (CLK); james.basilion@case.edu (JPB)

    Affiliations: Department of Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, NFCR Center for Molecular Imaging, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Published: September 21, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000827

About the Authors

Nicolas Salem, Jing Wang, James P. Basilion
Department of Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Jason D. Balkman, Zhenghong Lee
Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
David L. Wilson, Zhenghong Lee, James P. Basilion
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Christopher L. King
Center for Global Health and Disease, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Christopher L. King
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
James P. Basilion
NFCR Center for Molecular Imaging, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NS JDB JW DLW ZL CLK JPB. Performed the experiments: NS JDB JW. Analyzed the data: NS JDB ZL CLK JPB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NS JDB DLW ZL CLK JPB. Wrote the paper: NS JDB. Edited the paper: JPB NS ZL CLK.