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Research Article

Azithromycin Mass Treatment for Trachoma Control: Risk Factors for Non-Participation of Children in Two Treatment Rounds

  • Elizabeth N. Ssemanda,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Joshua Levens,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Harran Mkocha,

    Affiliation: Kongwa Trachoma Project, Kongwa, Tanzania

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  • Beatriz Munoz,

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sheila K. West mail

    shwest@jhmi.edu

    Affiliation: Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001576

About the Authors

Elizabeth N. Ssemanda, Joshua Levens, Beatriz Munoz, Sheila K. West
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Harran Mkocha
Kongwa Trachoma Project, Kongwa, Tanzania

Corresponding Author

Email: shwest@jhmi.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ENS BM SKW. Performed the experiments: ENS JL HM SKW. Analyzed the data: ENS BM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BM SKW. Wrote the paper: ENS JL HM BM SKW.