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Dynamics of paediatric urogenital schistosome infection, morbidity and treatment: a longitudinal study among preschool children in Zimbabwe

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  • Derick Nii Mensah Osakunor Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Takafira Mduluza Department of Biochemistry, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, ZimbabweSchool of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nicholas Midzi Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Margo Chase-Topping Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Masceline Jenipher Mutsaka-Makuvaza Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, ZimbabweNational Institute of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Child Care, Harare, Zimbabwe PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Theresa Chimponda Department of Biochemistry, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Enwono Eyoh Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tariro Mduluza Department of Biochemistry, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lorraine Tsitsi Pfavayi Department of Biochemistry, College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Welcome Mkululi Wami Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Seth Appiah Amanfo Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Janice Murray Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Clement Tshuma Epidemiology and Disease Control, Ministry of Health and Child Care, Harare, Zimbabwe PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark Edward John Woolhouse Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UKNIHR Global Health Research Unit Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA), University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Francisca Mutapi Centre for Infection, Immunity and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UKNIHR Global Health Research Unit Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa (TIBA), University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Derick Nii Mensah Osakunor; d.osakunor{at}ed.ac.uk
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Osakunor DNM, Mduluza T, Midzi N, et al
Dynamics of paediatric urogenital schistosome infection, morbidity and treatment: a longitudinal study among preschool children in Zimbabwe

Publication history

  • Received November 27, 2017
  • Revised February 27, 2018
  • Accepted February 28, 2018
  • First published March 27, 2018.
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March 27, 2018

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