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Low prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium infection in pregnant women in Buffalo City district

Remco P.H. Peters, Mandisa Mdingi, Hyunsul Jung, Freedom Mukomana, Ranjana M.S. Gigi, Andrew Medina-Marino, Jeffrey D. Klausner
Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases | Vol 38, No 1 | a521 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajid.v38i1.521 | © 2023 Remco P.H. Peters, Mandisa Mdingi, Hyunsul Jung, Freedom Mukomana, Ranjana M.S. Gigi, Andrew Medina-Marino, Jeffrey D. Klausner | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 22 February 2023 | Published: 15 June 2023

About the author(s)

Remco P.H. Peters, Research Unit, Foundation for Professional Development, East London, South Africa; and, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; and, Division of Medical Microbiology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Mandisa Mdingi, Research Unit, Foundation for Professional Development, East London, South Africa
Hyunsul Jung, Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Freedom Mukomana, Research Unit, Foundation for Professional Development, East London, South Africa
Ranjana M.S. Gigi, Research Unit, Foundation for Professional Development, East London, South Africa; and, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; and, Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Andrew Medina-Marino, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; and, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, United States
Jeffrey D. Klausner, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, United States

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Keywords

Schistosomiasis; Schistosoma haematobium; pregnancy; birth outcomes; Eastern Cape; South Africa

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