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Research Article

An In-Depth Analysis of a Piece of Shit: Distribution of Schistosoma mansoni and Hookworm Eggs in Human Stool

  • Stefanie J. Krauth,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Jean T. Coulibaly,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Stefanie Knopp,

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

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  • Mahamadou Traoré,

    Affiliation: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Eliézer K. N'Goran,

    Affiliations: Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Jürg Utzinger mail

    juerg.utzinger@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: December 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001969

About the Authors

Stefanie J. Krauth, Jean T. Coulibaly, Stefanie Knopp, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Stefanie J. Krauth, Jean T. Coulibaly, Stefanie Knopp, Jürg Utzinger
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Stefanie J. Krauth, Jean T. Coulibaly, Mahamadou Traoré, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Jean T. Coulibaly, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Corresponding Author

Email: juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJK SK JU EKN. Performed the experiments: SJK MT JTC. Analyzed the data: SJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JU EKN. Wrote the paper: SJK JTC SK MT JU EKN.