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Risk factors for infection with soil-transmitted helminths during an integrated community level water, sanitation, and hygiene and deworming intervention in Timor-Leste

Vaz Nery, Susana; Clarke, Naomi; Richardson, Alice; Traub, Rebecca; McCarthy, James; Gray, Darren; Vallely, Andrew; Williams, Gail; Andrews, Ross; Campbell, Suzy; Clements, Archie

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Water, sanitation and hygiene interventions have been advocated as important complements to deworming programs to improve soil-transmitted helminth control. Evidence for the impact of water, sanitation and hygiene on soil-transmitted helminth infections is mixed, and based mainly on cross-sectional studies. In this study, we assessed associations between individual- and household-level water, sanitation and hygiene variables and soil-transmitted helminth infections, using data collected during...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186538
Source: International Journal for Parasitology
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.12.006

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