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Research Article

Evaluation of Mammalian and Intermediate Host Surveillance Methods for Detecting Schistosomiasis Reemergence in Southwest China

  • Elizabeth J. Carlton mail,

    ejcarlton@berkeley.edu

    Affiliation: Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Michael N. Bates,

    Affiliation: Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Bo Zhong,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, China

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  • Edmund Y. W. Seto,

    Affiliation: Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Robert C. Spear

    Affiliation: Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: March 08, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000987

About the Authors

Elizabeth J. Carlton, Edmund Y. W. Seto, Robert C. Spear
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Michael N. Bates
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Bo Zhong
Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, China

Corresponding Author

Email: ejcarlton@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EJC BZ EYWS RCS. Performed the experiments: EJC BZ. Analyzed the data: EJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MNB RCS. Wrote the paper: EJC. Edited the paper: MNB BZ EYWS RCS.