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Global fingerprint of humans on the distribution of Bartonella bacteria in mammals

November 15, 2018

Global fingerprint of humans on the distribution of Bartonella bacteria in mammals

By tracing the evolution of and distribution of Bartonella, Hannah K. Frank and colleagues illustrate how humans change disease risk for themselves and animals by moving themselves and domestic animals.

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NTD Modelling Consortium: Insights on data needs

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10/18/2018

Editorial

Catalyzing NTD gender and equity research: A call for papers

For NTDs, sex and gender roles can have a profound effect on healthcare access, health outcomes, and caregiver responsibilities. The Uniting to Combat NTDs Equity Working Group, in partnership with PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, is inviting manuscripts for a special journal supplement on gender and NTDs. Read the Editorial.

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Catalyzing NTD gender and equity research: A call for papers

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Malaria Xenosurveillance as a Tool for Malaria Elimination

Wuelton M. Monteiro and colleagues evaluated a xenosurveillance approach to proxy measure malaria burden by comparing the presence of Plasmodium DNA in all engorged culicids with the human infection status in the same households. Read the Author Summary.

Malaria Xenosurveillance as a Tool for Malaria Elimination

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11/15/2018

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Accuracy of the WHO praziquantel dose pole in northern Mozambique

Pedro H. Gazzinelli-Guimaraes and colleagues evaluated the accuracy of the PZQ dose pole for the large-scale treatment of urogenital schistosomiasis in Mozambique and discusses the necessity for an update. Read the Author Summary.

Accuracy of the WHO praziquantel dose pole in northern Mozambique

Image credit: Karl S, Gutiérrez L, Lucyk-Maurer R, Kerr R, Candido RRF, Toh SQ, et al. (2013)

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