Journal article icon

Journal article

Optimising sampling regimes and data collection to inform surveillance for trachoma control

Abstract:

It is estimated that 190 million individuals are at risk of blindness from trachoma, and that control by mass drug administration (MDA) is reducing this risk in many populations. Programs are monitored using prevalence of follicular trachoma disease (TF) in children. However, as programs progress to low prevalence there are challenges interpreting this indirect measure of infection. PCR and sero-surveillance are being considered as complementary tools to monitor low-level transmission, but th...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1371/journal.pntd.0006531

Authors


More by this author
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5747-5291
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
BDI-NDM
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5962-4238
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0006531
Publication date:
2018-10-11
Acceptance date:
2018-05-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pubs id:
pubs:928731
URN:
uri:006e933c-1e85-4d71-a855-b15925ed5f25
UUID:
uuid:006e933c-1e85-4d71-a855-b15925ed5f25
Local pid:
pubs:928731
Language:
English
Keywords:

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP