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Geostatistical Model-Based Estimates of Schistosomiasis Prevalence among Individuals Aged ≤20 Years in West Africa

  • Nadine Schur,

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

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  • Eveline Hürlimann,

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

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  • Amadou Garba,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Programme National de Lutte Contre la Bilharziose et les Géohelminthes, Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Lutte Contre les Endémies, Niamey, Niger

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  • Mamadou S. Traoré,

    Affiliation: Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

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  • Omar Ndir,

    Affiliation: Service de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Pharmacie et Odontologie, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Sénégal

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  • Raoult C. Ratard,

    Affiliation: Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté,

    Affiliations: National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Helminthiasis, Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon, Laboratoire de Biologie Générale, Université de Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon, Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

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  • Thomas K. Kristensen,

    Affiliation: DBL, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

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  • Jürg Utzinger,

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

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  • Penelope Vounatsou mail

    penelope.vounatsou@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: June 14, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001194

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