Predictive vs. Empiric Assessment of Schistosomiasis: Implications for Treatment Projections in Ghana

@inproceedings{Kabor2013PredictiveVE,
  title={Predictive vs. Empiric Assessment of Schistosomiasis: Implications for Treatment Projections in Ghana},
  author={Achille Kabor{\'e} and Nana-Kwadwo Biritwum and Philip W. Downs and Ricardo Jorge Soares Magalh{\~a}es and Yaobi Zhang and Eric A. Ottesen},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Mapping the distribution of schistosomiasis is essential to determine where control programs should operate, but because it is impractical to assess infection prevalence in every potentially endemic community, model-based geostatistics (MBG) is increasingly being used to predict prevalence and determine intervention strategies. METHODOLOGY… CONTINUE READING