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Research Article

Projecting the Long-Term Impact of School- or Community-Based Mass-Treatment Interventions for Control of Schistosoma Infection

  • Xiaoxia Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • David Gurarie,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Peter L. Mungai,

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Eric M. Muchiri,

    Affiliation: Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Uriel Kitron,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Charles H. King mail

    chk@cwru.edu

    Affiliations: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, Schistosomiasis Consortium for Research and Evaluation, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 15, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001903

About the Authors

Xiaoxia Wang, David Gurarie
Department of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Peter L. Mungai, Charles H. King
Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Eric M. Muchiri
Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya
Uriel Kitron
Department of Environmental Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Charles H. King
Schistosomiasis Consortium for Research and Evaluation, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: chk@cwru.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XW DG CHK UK EMM. Performed the experiments: XW DG PLM EMM UK CHK. Analyzed the data: XW DG PLM EMM UK CHK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XW DG PLM EMM UK CHK. Wrote the paper: XW DG CHK.