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Research Article

Effect of Sanitation on Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  • Kathrin Ziegelbauer equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kathrin Ziegelbauer, Benjamin Speich

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Benjamin Speich equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kathrin Ziegelbauer, Benjamin Speich

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Daniel Mäusezahl,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Robert Bos,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Jennifer Keiser,

    Affiliations: University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel Switzerland

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  • Jürg Utzinger mail

    juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: January 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001162

About the Authors

Kathrin Ziegelbauer, Benjamin Speich, Daniel Mäusezahl, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Kathrin Ziegelbauer, Benjamin Speich, Daniel Mäusezahl, Jennifer Keiser, Jürg Utzinger
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Robert Bos
Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Jennifer Keiser
Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KZ BS JK JU. Performed the experiments: KZ BS. Analyzed the data: KZ BS JK JU. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KZ BS DM RB JK JU. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: KZ BS DM RB JK JU. Wrote the first draft of the paper: KZ BS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: DM RB JK JU. Interpreted the data: KZ BS DM JK JU.