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The expansion of soil-transmitted helminth control strategies ? Authors' reply

Clarke, Naomi; Doi, Suhail; Clements, Archie; Gray, Darren; Campbell, Suzy; Wang, Dongxu; Vaz Nery, Susana


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]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Lancet, The (UK edition)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31343-0


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