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Research Article

Evaluation of a 25-Year-Program for the Control of Schistosomiasis Mansoni in an Endemic Area in Brazil

  • Ana K. Sarvel,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Schistosomiasis, Research Center René Rachou/FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Áureo A. Oliveira,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Schistosomiasis, Research Center René Rachou/FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Alexandre R. Silva,

    Affiliation: Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Anna C. L. Lima,

    Affiliation: Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Naftale Katz mail

    nkatz@cpqrr.fiocruz.br

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Schistosomiasis, Research Center René Rachou/FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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  • Published: March 15, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000990

About the Authors

Ana K. Sarvel, Áureo A. Oliveira, Naftale Katz
Laboratory of Schistosomiasis, Research Center René Rachou/FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Alexandre R. Silva
Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Anna C. L. Lima
Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Corresponding Author

Email: nkatz@cpqrr.fiocruz.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NK. Performed the experiments: AKS ÁAO ARS. Analyzed the data: AKS ACLL NK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ÁAO. Wrote the paper: AKS NK. Advisor: NK.