A new approach to characterize populations of Schistosoma mansoni from humans: development and assessment of microsatellite analysis of pooled miracidia.

TitleA new approach to characterize populations of Schistosoma mansoni from humans: development and assessment of microsatellite analysis of pooled miracidia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsHanelt B, Steinauer ML, Mwangi IN, Maina GM, Agola LE, Mkoji GM, Loker ES
JournalTropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
Volume14
Issue3
Pagination322-31
Date Published2009 Mar
ISSN1365-3156
KeywordsAdult, Animals, DNA, Helminth, Feces, Gene Frequency, Humans, Male, Microsatellite Repeats, Parasite Egg Count, Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosomiasis mansoni, Specimen Handling
Abstract

To develop and assess a microsatellite technique to characterize populations of Schistosoma mansoni from humans.

Alternate JournalTrop. Med. Int. Health