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Treatment for Schistosoma japonicum, Reduction of Intestinal Parasite Load, and Cognitive Test Score Improvements in School-Aged Children

  • Amara E. Ezeamama mail,

    aezeamam@hsph.harvard.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachussetts, United States of America

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  • Stephen T. McGarvey,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Joseph Hogan,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Kate L. Lapane,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

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  • David C. Bellinger,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Health, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, United States of America

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  • Luz P. Acosta,

    Affiliation: Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Manila, The Philippines

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  • Tjalling Leenstra,

    Affiliation: Center for International Health Research (CIHR), Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Remigio M. Olveda,

    Affiliation: Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Manila, The Philippines

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  • Jonathan D. Kurtis,

    Affiliations: Center for International Health Research (CIHR), Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Pathology, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Jennifer F. Friedman

    Affiliations: Center for International Health Research (CIHR), Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

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  • Published: May 01, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001634

About the Authors

Amara E. Ezeamama
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachussetts, United States of America
Stephen T. McGarvey, Joseph Hogan
Department of Epidemiology, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Stephen T. McGarvey
International Health Institute, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Joseph Hogan
Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Kate L. Lapane
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
David C. Bellinger
Department of Environmental Health, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachussetts, United States of America
Luz P. Acosta, Remigio M. Olveda
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Manila, The Philippines
Tjalling Leenstra, Jonathan D. Kurtis, Jennifer F. Friedman
Center for International Health Research (CIHR), Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Jonathan D. Kurtis
Department of Pathology, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Jennifer F. Friedman
Department of Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: aezeamam@hsph.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AEE STM JDK JFF. Performed the experiments: AEE STM JDK JFF. Analyzed the data: AEE STM JDK JFF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AEE STM JDK JFF. Wrote the paper: AEE STM JDK JFF JH KLL DCB LPA TL RMO. Critique of analytic strategy: STM JFF JH TL. Data reduction: TL.