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A Field Trial of Alternative Targeted Screening Strategies for Chagas Disease in Arequipa, Peru

  • Gabrielle C. Hunter,

    Affiliation: Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Katty Borrini-Mayorí,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Jenny Ancca Juárez,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Ricardo Castillo Neyra,

    Affiliations: Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Manuela R. Verastegui,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Fernando S. Malaga Chavez,

    Affiliation: Dirección Regional del Ministerio de Salud, Arequipa, Peru

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  • Juan Geny Cornejo del Carpio,

    Affiliation: Dirección Regional del Ministerio de Salud, Arequipa, Peru

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  • Eleazar Córdova Benzaquen,

    Affiliation: Departamento de Microbiología y Patología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de San Agustín, Arequipa, Peru

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  • César Náquira,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Robert H. Gilman,

    Affiliation: Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Caryn Bern,

    Affiliation: Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Michael Z. Levy mail

    mzlevy@mail.med.upenn.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: January 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001468

About the Authors

Gabrielle C. Hunter, Robert H. Gilman
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Katty Borrini-Mayorí, Jenny Ancca Juárez, Ricardo Castillo Neyra, Manuela R. Verastegui, César Náquira
Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Ricardo Castillo Neyra
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Fernando S. Malaga Chavez, Juan Geny Cornejo del Carpio
Dirección Regional del Ministerio de Salud, Arequipa, Peru
Eleazar Córdova Benzaquen
Departamento de Microbiología y Patología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional de San Agustín, Arequipa, Peru
Caryn Bern
Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Michael Z. Levy
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mzlevy@mail.med.upenn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MZL CB RHG CN ECB GCH. Performed the experiments: GCH RCN KB-M JAJ MRV. Analyzed the data: GCH MZL RCN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ECB KB-M JGCdC FSMC. Wrote the paper: GCH MZL CB RCN RHG.