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Strongyloides stercoralis seroprevalence in Vietnam

Abstract:

Strongyloidiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by the roundworm Strongyloides stercoralis affecting 30-100 million people worldwide. Many Southeast-Asian countries report a high prevalence of S. stercoralis infection but there is little data from Vietnam. Here, we evaluated the seroprevalence of S. stercoralis related to geography, sex and age in Vietnam through serological testing of anonymized sera. Sera (n = 1710, 1340 adults and 270 children) from an anonymized age stratified ser...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0950268817002333

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Grant:
Major Overseas Programme Grant to Vietnam
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Epidemiology and Infection Journal website
Volume:
145
Issue:
15
Pages:
3214-3218
Publication date:
2017-10-17
Acceptance date:
2017-09-13
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Pubs id:
pubs:734748
URN:
uri:441e52fa-e265-4a49-9b4d-3df10286712e
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uuid:441e52fa-e265-4a49-9b4d-3df10286712e
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pubs:734748

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