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Research Article

Low Sensitivity of the Formol-Ethyl Acetate Sedimentation Concentration Technique in Low-Intensity Schistosoma japonicum Infections

  • Tore Lier mail,

    tore.lier@unn.no

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway, Department of Microbiology and Virology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

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  • Gunnar S. Simonsen,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway, Department of Microbiology and Virology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

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  • Tianping Wang,

    Affiliation: Anhui Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Wuhu, People's Republic of China

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  • Dabing Lu,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

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  • Hanne H. Haukland,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway

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  • Birgitte J. Vennervald,

    Affiliation: DBL- Centre for Health Research and Development, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Maria V. Johansen

    Affiliation: DBL- Centre for Health Research and Development, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Published: February 24, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000386

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