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Epidemiology of Concomitant Infection Due to Loa loa and Mansonella perstans in Gabon

  • Jean Paul Akue equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jean Paul Akue, Dieudonné Nkoghe

    jpakue@yahoo.fr

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Parasitology, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon

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  • Dieudonné Nkoghe equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jean Paul Akue, Dieudonné Nkoghe

    Affiliations: Unité des Maladies Virales Emergentes, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon, Ministry of Health, Libreville, Gabon, Department of Immunodeficiency and Infectious Diseases, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium

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  • Cindy Padilla,

    Affiliation: Unité des Maladies Virales Emergentes, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon

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  • Ghislain Moussavou,

    Affiliation: Unité des Maladies Virales Emergentes, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon

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  • Hubert Moukana,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Parasitology, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon

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  • Roger Antoine Mbou,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Parasitology, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon

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  • Benjamin Ollomo,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Parasitology, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon

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  • Eric Maurice Leroy

    Affiliations: Unité des Maladies Virales Emergentes, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon, MIVEGEC (IRD 224/CNRS 5290/UM1/UM2), Montpellier, France

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  • Published: October 11, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001329

About the Authors

Jean Paul Akue, Hubert Moukana, Roger Antoine Mbou, Benjamin Ollomo
Department of Medical Parasitology, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon
Dieudonné Nkoghe, Cindy Padilla, Ghislain Moussavou, Eric Maurice Leroy
Unité des Maladies Virales Emergentes, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon
Dieudonné Nkoghe
Ministry of Health, Libreville, Gabon
Dieudonné Nkoghe
Department of Immunodeficiency and Infectious Diseases, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
Eric Maurice Leroy
MIVEGEC (IRD 224/CNRS 5290/UM1/UM2), Montpellier, France

Corresponding Author

Email: jpakue@yahoo.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JPA DN EML. Performed the experiments: JPA DN HM RAM. Analyzed the data: JPA DN BO CP GM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JPA DN CP GM. Wrote the paper: JPA DN. Conceived the maps: GM.