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Research Article

Post-Treatment Follow-Up Study of Abdominal Cystic Echinococcosis in Tibetan Communities of Northwest Sichuan Province, China

  • Tiaoying Li mail,

    litiaoying@sina.com (TL); akiraito@asahikawa-med.ac.jp (AI)

    Affiliations: Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China, Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom

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  • Akira Ito mail,

    litiaoying@sina.com (TL); akiraito@asahikawa-med.ac.jp (AI)

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

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  • Renqing Pengcuo,

    Affiliation: Shiqu County Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Shiqu, Ganzi Tibetan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Yasuhito Sako,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

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  • Xingwang Chen,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Dongchuan Qiu,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Ning Xiao,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

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  • Philip S. Craig

    Affiliation: Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 25, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001364

About the Authors

Tiaoying Li, Xingwang Chen, Dongchuan Qiu, Ning Xiao
Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China
Tiaoying Li, Philip S. Craig
Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom
Akira Ito, Yasuhito Sako
Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan
Renqing Pengcuo
Shiqu County Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Shiqu, Ganzi Tibetan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TL AI PSC. Performed the experiments: TL RP YS XC DQ NX. Analyzed the data: TL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YS AI. Wrote the paper: TL PSC.