Don Harn Tag

Diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni infections: what are the choices in Brazilian low-endemic areas?

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Serological proteomic screening and evaluation of a recombinant egg antigen for the diagnosis of low-intensity Schistosoma mansoni infections in endemic area in Brazil

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