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Real-time PCR Demonstrates Ancylostoma duodenale Is a Key Factor in the Etiology of Severe Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Malawian Pre-school Children

  • Femkje A. M. Jonker mail,

    femkje.jonker@live.nl

    Affiliation: Global Child Health Group, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Job C. J. Calis,

    Affiliation: Global Child Health Group, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Kamija Phiri,

    Affiliation: Community Health Department, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi

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  • Eric A. T. Brienen,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Harriet Khoffi,

    Affiliation: Community Health Department, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi

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  • Bernard J. Brabin,

    Affiliation: Global Child Health Group, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Jaco J. Verweij,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Michael Boele van Hensbroek,

    Affiliation: Global Child Health Group, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Lisette van Lieshout

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

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  • Published: March 06, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001555

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