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Mapping helminth co-infection and co-intensity: geostatistical prediction in Ghana

Soares Magalhaes, Ricardo; Biritwum, Nana-Kwadwo; Gyapong, John O.; Brooker, Simon; Zhang, Yaobi; Blair, Lynsey; Fenwick, Alan; Clements, Archie C. A.

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BACKGROUND Morbidity due to Schistosoma haematobium and hookworm infections is marked in those with intense co-infections by these parasites. The development of a spatial predictive decision-support tool is crucial for targeting the delivery of integrated mass drug administration (MDA) to those most in need. We investigated the co-distribution of S. haematobium and hookworm infection, plus the spatial overlap of infection intensity of both parasites, in Ghana. The aim was to produce maps to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-06-07
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/16346
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001200

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