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Soil-transmitted helminth infections: ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm
The three main soil-transmitted helminth infections, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm, are common clinical disorders in man. The gastrointestinal tract of a child living in poverty in a less… Expand
Soil-transmitted helminth infections: updating the global picture.
- N. D. de Silva, S. Brooker, P. Hotez, A. Montresor, D. Engels, L. Savioli
- Biology, Medicine
- Trends in parasitology
- 1 December 2003
Public health workers and parasitologists have long been interested in estimating numbers infected with particular parasite species. Recent changes in social and economic conditions, in addition to… Expand
Global numbers of infection and disease burden of soil transmitted helminth infections in 2010
- R. Pullan, J. L. Smith, Rashmi Jasrasaria, S. Brooker
- Biology, Medicine
- Parasites & Vectors
- 21 January 2014
BackgroundQuantifying the burden of parasitic diseases in relation to other diseases and injuries requires reliable estimates of prevalence for each disease and an analytic framework within which to… Expand
Quantification of clinical morbidity associated with schistosome infection in sub-Saharan Africa.
Health policy making in developing countries requires estimates of the (global) burden of disease. At present, most of the available data on schistosomiasis is limited to numbers of individuals… Expand
The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010: Interpretation and Implications for the Neglected Tropical Diseases
- P. Hotez, Miriam Alvarado, +31 authors M. Naghavi
- PLoS neglected tropical diseases
- 1 July 2014
The publication of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) and the accompanying collection of Lancet articles in December 2012 provided the most comprehensive attempt to quantify the… Expand
Global epidemiology, ecology and control of soil-transmitted helminth infections.
Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are among the most prevalent of chronic human infections worldwide. Based on the demonstrable impact on child development, there is a global commitment to… Expand
- R. Reithinger, J. Dujardin, H. Louzir, C. Pirmez, Bruce D. Alexander, S. Brooker
- The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic in the tropics and neotropics. It is often referred to as a group of diseases because of the varied spectrum of clinical manifestations, which range from small… Expand
A systematic analysis of global anemia burden from 1990 to 2010.
Previous studies of anemia epidemiology have been geographically limited with little detail about severity or etiology. Using publicly available data, we estimated mild, moderate, and severe anemia… Expand
Epidemiology of plasmodium-helminth co-infection in Africa: populations at risk, potential impact on anemia, and prospects for combining control.
- S. Brooker, W. Akhwale, +4 authors P. Hotez
- Medicine, Biology
- The American journal of tropical medicine and…
- 1 December 2007
Human co-infection with Plasmodium falciparum and helminths is ubiquitous throughout Africa, although its public health significance remains a topic for which there are many unknowns. In this review,… Expand
A World Malaria Map: Plasmodium falciparum Endemicity in 2007
Background Efficient allocation of resources to intervene against malaria requires a detailed understanding of the contemporary spatial distribution of malaria risk. It is exactly 40 y since the last… Expand