The expansion of soil-transmitted helminth control strategies ? Authors' reply
We thank Gang Qin and Xun Zhuang for their letter regarding our systematic review and meta-analysis published in The Lancet. Qin and Zhuang raise concerns about the heterogeneity of the included studies, reflecting low study quality. However, the heterogeneity in our meta-analysis in terms of prevalence reduction cannot be solely attributed to low study quality. The effect of soiltransmitted helminth (STH) control programmes varies significantly, because of a variety of factors, including...[Show more]
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