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A Research Agenda for Helminth Diseases of Humans: Diagnostics for Control and Elimination Programmes

  • James S. McCarthy mail,

    j.mccarthy@uq.edu.au

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia

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  • Sara Lustigman,

    Affiliation: Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Guo-Jing Yang,

    Affiliation: Department of Schistosomiasis Control, Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China

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  • Rashida M. Barakat,

    Affiliation: High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt

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  • Héctor H. García,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Banchob Sripa,

    Affiliation: Tropical Disease Research Laboratory, Division of Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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  • Arve Lee Willingham,

    Affiliation: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Roger K. Prichard,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

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  • María-Gloria Basáñez

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001601
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

James S. McCarthy
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
Sara Lustigman
Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America
Guo-Jing Yang
Department of Schistosomiasis Control, Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China
Rashida M. Barakat
High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt
Héctor H. García
Department of Microbiology, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Banchob Sripa
Tropical Disease Research Laboratory, Division of Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Arve Lee Willingham
Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Roger K. Prichard
Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
María-Gloria Basáñez
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: j.mccarthy@uq.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.