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Neurocysticercosis: Neglected but Not Forgotten

  • Christina M. Coyle mail,

    christina.coyle@einstein.yu.edu (CC); tnash@niaid.nih.gov (TEN)

    Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

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  • Siddhartha Mahanty,

    Affiliation: Helminth Immunology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Joseph R. Zunt,

    Affiliation: Departments of Neurology and Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Mitchell T. Wallin,

    Affiliations: Department of Neurology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Paul T. Cantey,

    Affiliation: Parasitic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • A. Clinton White Jr.,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, University of Texas, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Seth E. O'Neal,

    Affiliation: Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Jose A. Serpa,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Paul M. Southern,

    Affiliation: Pathology and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

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  • Patricia Wilkins,

    Affiliation: Parasitic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Anne E. McCarthy,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Elizabeth S. Higgs,

    Affiliation: Collaborative Clinical Research Branch, Division of Clinical Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Theodore E. Nash mail

    christina.coyle@einstein.yu.edu (CC); tnash@niaid.nih.gov (TEN)

    Affiliation: Gastrointestinal Parasites Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: May 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001500

About the Authors

Christina M. Coyle
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America
Siddhartha Mahanty
Helminth Immunology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Joseph R. Zunt
Departments of Neurology and Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Mitchell T. Wallin
Department of Neurology, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Mitchell T. Wallin
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Paul T. Cantey, Patricia Wilkins
Parasitic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
A. Clinton White Jr.
Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, University of Texas, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
Seth E. O'Neal
Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
Jose A. Serpa
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Paul M. Southern
Pathology and Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Anne E. McCarthy
Department of Medicine, Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Elizabeth S. Higgs
Collaborative Clinical Research Branch, Division of Clinical Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Theodore E. Nash
Gastrointestinal Parasites Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.