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Research Article

Managing Tsetse Transmitted Trypanosomosis by Insecticide Treated Nets - an Affordable and Sustainable Method for Resource Poor Pig Farmers in Ghana

  • Burkhard Bauer mail,

    burkhard.bauer@gmx.net

    Affiliation: Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • Bettina Holzgrefe,

    Affiliation: Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • Charles Ibrahim Mahama,

    Affiliation: Veterinary Services, Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaign (PATTEC), Accra, Ghana

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  • Maximilian P. O. Baumann,

    Affiliation: International Animal Health, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • Dieter Mehlitz,

    Affiliation: Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • Peter-Henning Clausen

    Affiliation: Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • Published: October 11, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001343

About the Authors

Burkhard Bauer, Bettina Holzgrefe, Dieter Mehlitz, Peter-Henning Clausen
Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Maximilian P. O. Baumann
International Animal Health, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Charles Ibrahim Mahama
Veterinary Services, Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Campaign (PATTEC), Accra, Ghana

Corresponding Author

Email: burkhard.bauer@gmx.net

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BB BH CIM DM PHC. Performed the experiments: BH BB. Analyzed the data: MPOB BH BB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MPOB. Wrote the paper: BB PHC.