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Geographic Correlation between Tapeworm Carriers and Heavily Infected Cysticercotic Pigs

  • Seth E. O'Neal mail,

    oneals@ohsu.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Luz M. Moyano,

    Affiliation: Cysticercosis Elimination Program and Center for Global Heath Tumbes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Tumbes, Peru

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  • Viterbo Ayvar,

    Affiliation: Cysticercosis Elimination Program and Center for Global Heath Tumbes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Tumbes, Peru

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  • Guillermo Gonzalvez,

    Affiliation: Cysticercosis Elimination Program and Center for Global Heath Tumbes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Tumbes, Peru

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  • Andre Diaz,

    Affiliation: Cysticercosis Elimination Program and Center for Global Heath Tumbes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Tumbes, Peru

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  • Silvia Rodriguez,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Ciencias Neurológicas, Lima, Peru

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  • Patricia P. Wilkins,

    Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Victor C. W. Tsang,

    Affiliation: Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Robert H. Gilman,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, School of Sciences, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Hector H. Garcia,

    Affiliations: Cysticercosis Elimination Program and Center for Global Heath Tumbes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Tumbes, Peru, Instituto de Ciencias Neurológicas, Lima, Peru, Department of Microbiology, School of Sciences, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Armando E. Gonzalez, for The Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru

    Affiliation: School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

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  • Published: December 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001953

About the Authors

Seth E. O'Neal
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America
Luz M. Moyano, Viterbo Ayvar, Guillermo Gonzalvez, Andre Diaz, Hector H. Garcia
Cysticercosis Elimination Program and Center for Global Heath Tumbes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Tumbes, Peru
Silvia Rodriguez, Hector H. Garcia
Instituto de Ciencias Neurológicas, Lima, Peru
Patricia P. Wilkins
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Victor C. W. Tsang
Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Robert H. Gilman, Hector H. Garcia
Department of Microbiology, School of Sciences, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Robert H. Gilman
Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Armando E. Gonzalez
School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Corresponding Author

Email: oneals@ohsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HHG AEG RHG. Performed the experiments: LMM VA GG AD SR. Analyzed the data: SEO HHG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PPW VCWT. Wrote the paper: SEO HHG.