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Research Article

Diagnosis, Treatment and Risk Factors of Strongyloides stercoralis in Schoolchildren in Cambodia

  • Virak Khieu,

    Affiliations: National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Fabian Schär,

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

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  • Hanspeter Marti,

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

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  • Somphou Sayasone,

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

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  • Socheat Duong,

    Affiliation: National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Sinuon Muth,

    Affiliation: National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Peter Odermatt mail

    peter.odermatt@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: February 07, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002035
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Virak Khieu, Socheat Duong, Sinuon Muth
National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Virak Khieu, Fabian Schär, Somphou Sayasone, Peter Odermatt
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Virak Khieu, Fabian Schär, Hanspeter Marti, Peter Odermatt
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Hanspeter Marti
Medical Department and Diagnostics, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: peter.odermatt@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VK FS HM SD SS SM PO. Performed the experiments: VK FS. Analyzed the data: VK PO. Wrote the paper: VK PO. Coordination of field work in Cambodia: SM SD.