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Free Content Assessing the marginal error in diagnosis and cure of Schistosoma mansoni in areas of low endemicity using Percoll and PCR techniques

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Objective  The Kato–Katz technique misses a proportion of low‐intensity schistosomiasis cases. We set out to estimate the rate of false negative results after Kato–Katz.
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Keywords: Egipto; Egypt; Egypte; Kato‐Katz; Kato–Katz; PCR; Percoll; Schistosoma mansoni; intensidad; intensity; intensité; polymerase chain reaction

Language: English

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Medical Research Institute, University of Alexandria, Egypt

Publication date: 2009-03-01

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