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Efficacy and Safety of Praziquantel in Preschool-Aged Children in an Area Co-Endemic for Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium

  • Jean T. Coulibaly,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Yve K. N'Gbesso,

    Affiliation: Centre de Santé Rural d'Azaguié, Departement d'Agboville, Azaguié, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Stefanie Knopp,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Jennifer Keiser,

    Affiliations: University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Eliézer K. N'Goran,

    Affiliations: Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Jürg Utzinger mail

    juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: December 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001917

About the Authors

Jean T. Coulibaly, Stefanie Knopp, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Jean T. Coulibaly, Stefanie Knopp, Jennifer Keiser, Jürg Utzinger
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Jean T. Coulibaly, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Jean T. Coulibaly, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Yve K. N'Gbesso
Centre de Santé Rural d'Azaguié, Departement d'Agboville, Azaguié, Côte d'Ivoire
Jennifer Keiser
Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JTC JU EKN. Performed the experiments: JTC YKN EKN JU. Analyzed the data: JTC SK JK JU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCT YKN JU EKN. Wrote the paper: JCT SK JK JU EKN.