[Socio-cultural and ethical factors involved in the diagnosis of schistosomiasis mansoni in an area of low endemicity].

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Five annual parasitological surveys and one serological survey, respectively based on the Kato-Katz and free sedimentation methods and the Western blot technique, were conducted in Sumidouro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an endemic county for schistosomiasis. Possible influences of the use of these methodologies on social, cultural, and ethical aspects of the… (More)

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@article{Gonalves2005SocioculturalAE, title={[Socio-cultural and ethical factors involved in the diagnosis of schistosomiasis mansoni in an area of low endemicity].}, author={Margareth Maria Lessa Gonçalves and Magali Muniz Gonçalves Barreto and Arnaldo J{\'u}nior Maldonado and Vanessa Regal Maione and Luis Rey and Marisa da Silveira Soares}, journal={Cadernos de saude publica}, year={2005}, volume={21 1}, pages={92-100} }