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Combined spatial prediction of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Sierra Leone: a tool for integrated disease control

Hodges, Mary H.; Soares Magalhaes, Ricardo; Paye, Jusufu; Koroma, Joseph B.; Sonnie, Mustapha; Zhang, Yaobi; Clements, Archie


BACKGROUND A national mapping of Schistosoma haematobium was conducted in Sierra Leone before the mass drug administration (MDA) with praziquantel. Together with the separate mapping of S. mansoni and soil-transmitted helminths, the national control programme was able to plan the MDA strategies according to the World Health Organization guidelines for preventive chemotherapy for these diseases. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS A total of 52 sites/schools were selected according to prior knowledge...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-06-19
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001694


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