More Poop, More Precision: Improving Epidemiologic Surveillance of Soil-Transmitted Helminths with Multiple Fecal Sampling using the Kato-Katz Technique.

@article{Liu2017MorePM,
  title={More Poop, More Precision: Improving Epidemiologic Surveillance of Soil-Transmitted Helminths with Multiple Fecal Sampling using the Kato-Katz Technique.},
  author={Chengfang Liu and L. Jason Lu and Linxiu Zhang and Yu Bai and Alexis Medina and Scott Rozelle and Darvin Scott Smith and Changhai Zhou and Wei Zang},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2017},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={870-875}
}
Soil-transmitted helminths, or parasitic intestinal worms, are among the most prevalent and geographically widespread parasitic infections in the world. Accurate diagnosis and quantification of helminth infection are critical for informing and assessing deworming interventions. The Kato-Katz thick smear technique, the most widely used laboratory method to… CONTINUE READING