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Strongyloides stercoralis: Global Distribution and Risk Factors

  • 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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  • Ulf Trostdorf,

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

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  • Federica Giardina,

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

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  • Virak Khieu,

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

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  • Sinuon Muth,

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

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  • Hanspeter Marti,

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

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  • Penelope Vounatsou,

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

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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: July 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002288
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Fabian Schär, Ulf Trostdorf, Federica Giardina, Virak Khieu, Penelope Vounatsou, Peter Odermatt
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Fabian Schär, Ulf Trostdorf, Federica Giardina, Virak Khieu, Hanspeter Marti, Penelope Vounatsou, Peter Odermatt
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Virak Khieu, Sinuon Muth
National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hanspeter Marti
Medical and Diagnostics Department, 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: UT PO. Performed the experiments: FS UT. Analyzed the data: FS FG PV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VK SM HM PO. Wrote the paper: FS UT PO. Assisted with manuscript revisions: FG PV VK HM SM. Supervised first author in all aspects of the review: PO.