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High Prevalence of Schistosoma japonicum Infection in Carabao from Samar Province, the Philippines: Implications for Transmission and Control

  • Catherine A. Gordon mail,

    Catherine.Gordon@qimr.edu.au

    Affiliations: Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Luz P. Acosta,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, Manila, Philippines

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  • Darren J. Gray,

    Affiliations: Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

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  • Remigo M. Olveda,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, Manila, Philippines

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  • Blanca Jarilla,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, Manila, Philippines

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  • Geoffrey N. Gobert,

    Affiliation: Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Allen G. Ross,

    Affiliation: Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

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  • Donald P. McManus

    Affiliation: Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Division, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

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  • Published: September 20, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001778

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