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Estimating the Non-Monetary Burden of Neurocysticercosis in Mexico

  • Rachana Bhattarai,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Christine M. Budke mail,

    cbudke@cvm.tamu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Hélène Carabin,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

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  • Jefferson V. Proaño,

    Affiliation: Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, México Distrito Federal, Mexico

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  • Jose Flores-Rivera,

    Affiliation: Clinical Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, México Distrito Federal, Mexico

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  • Teresa Corona,

    Affiliation: Clinical Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, México Distrito Federal, Mexico

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  • Renata Ivanek,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Karen F. Snowden,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America

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  • Ana Flisser

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), México Distrito Federal, Mexico

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  • Published: February 21, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001521
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Rachana Bhattarai, Christine M. Budke, Renata Ivanek
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
Hélène Carabin
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
Jefferson V. Proaño
Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, México Distrito Federal, Mexico
Jose Flores-Rivera, Teresa Corona
Clinical Laboratory of Neurodegenerative Diseases, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, México Distrito Federal, Mexico
Karen F. Snowden
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
Ana Flisser
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), México Distrito Federal, Mexico

Corresponding Author

Email: cbudke@cvm.tamu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CMB HC AF. Performed the experiments: JVP JFR TC AF HC CMB. Analyzed the data: RB CMB HC RI KFS. Wrote the paper: RB CMB HC JVP JFR TC RI KFS AF.