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Research Article

Micro-Geographical Heterogeneity in Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium Infection and Morbidity in a Co-Endemic Community in Northern Senegal

  • Lynn Meurs mail,

    LMeurs@itg.be

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Moustapha Mbow,

    Affiliations: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Laboratory of Bacteriology and Virology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Nele Boon,

    Affiliations: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Frederik van den Broeck,

    Affiliations: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Kim Vereecken,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Tandakha Ndiaye Dièye,

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

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  • Emmanuel Abatih,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Tine Huyse,

    Affiliations: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics, University of Leuven, Leuven, 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: December 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002608

About the Authors

Lynn Meurs, Moustapha Mbow, Nele Boon, Frederik van den Broeck, Kim Vereecken, Emmanuel Abatih, Tine Huyse, Katja Polman
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Moustapha Mbow, Tandakha Ndiaye Dièye, Souleymane Mboup
Laboratory of Bacteriology and Virology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Aristide Le Dantec, Dakar, Senegal
Nele Boon, Frederik van den Broeck, Tine Huyse
Laboratory of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Genomics, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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 TH LM. Performed the experiments: LM MM KV NB FvdB. Analyzed the data: LM KP EA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KP TND SM. Wrote the paper: LM KP.