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Research Article

Bladder Morbidity and Hepatic Fibrosis in Mixed Schistosoma haematobium and S. mansoni Infections: A Population-Wide Study in Northern Senegal

  • Lynn Meurs mail,

    LMeurs@itg.be

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Moustapha Mbow,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Bacteriology and Virology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Kim Vereecken,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Joris Menten,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Souleymane Mboup,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Bacteriology and Virology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Katja Polman

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001829

About the Authors

Lynn Meurs, Kim Vereecken, Joris Menten, Katja Polman
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Moustapha Mbow, Souleymane Mboup
Laboratory of Bacteriology and Virology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

Corresponding Author

Email: LMeurs@itg.be

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KP SM LM. Performed the experiments: LM MM KV. Analyzed the data: LM KP JM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KP SM. Wrote the paper: LM KP.