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Research Article

Use of Oxfendazole to Control Porcine Cysticercosis in a High-Endemic Area of Mozambique

  • Alberto Pondja mail,

    apondja@yahoo.com

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Luís Neves,

    Affiliation: Biotechnology Centre, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • James Mlangwa,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

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  • Sónia Afonso,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • José Fafetine,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Arve Lee Willingham III,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Stig Milan Thamsborg,

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Maria Vang Johansen

    Affiliation: Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Published: May 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001651

About the Authors

Alberto Pondja, Sónia Afonso, José Fafetine
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Luís Neves
Biotechnology Centre, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
James Mlangwa
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania
Arve Lee Willingham III, Stig Milan Thamsborg, Maria Vang Johansen
Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Corresponding Author

Email: apondja@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AP LN JM ALW SMT MVJ. Performed the experiments: AP. Analyzed the data: AP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LN SA JF. Wrote the paper: AP. Revised the manuscript: LN JM SA JF ALW SMT MVJ.