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Research Article

Antibody to the Filarial Antigen Wb123 Reflects Reduced Transmission and Decreased Exposure in Children Born following Single Mass Drug Administration (MDA)

  • Cathy Steel mail,

    csteel@niaid.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Joseph Kubofcik,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Eric A. Ottesen,

    Affiliation: Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center, The Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Thomas B. Nutman

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: December 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001940

About the Authors

Cathy Steel, Joseph Kubofcik, Thomas B. Nutman
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Eric A. Ottesen
Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center, The Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: csteel@niaid.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS JK TBN. Performed the experiments: JK. Analyzed the data: CS JK. Wrote the paper: CS EAO TBN.