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Strongyloidiasis, a parasitic worm infection caused by soil-transmitted helminths, remains a neglected public health problem with limited treatment options. Swiss TPH researchers... More...
A new study reveals that it is possible to identify those individuals that will be protected by the malaria vaccine before its administration. The researchers also found that... More...
"It Is a Race Against Time." An Interview with Claudia Daubenberger on Establishing a Diagnostic Lab for Sars-CoV-2 in Equatorial Guinea
COVID-19 poses major challenges for resource-limited countries, also when it comes to diagnostics. Swiss TPH is supporting Equatorial Guinea in establishing one of the few... More...
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Asare P et al. Genomic epidemiological analysis identifies high relapse among individuals with recurring tuberculosis and provides evidence of household recent TB transmission in Ghana. Int J Infect Dis. 2021(in press). DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.110
Bärenbold O et al. Estimating true prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni from population summary measures based on the Kato-Katz diagnostic technique. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15(4):e0009310. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009310
Bevkal S, Naguleswaran A, Rehmann R, Kaiser M, Heller M, Roditi I. An Alba-domain protein required for proteome remodelling during trypanosome differentiation and host transition. PLoS Pathog. 2021;17:e1009239. DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009239
Bosch F, Palmeirim M.S, Ali S.M, Ame S.M, Hattendorf J, Keiser J. Diagnosis of soil-transmitted helminths using the Kato-Katz technique: what is the influence of stirring, storage time and storage temperature on stool sample egg counts?. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15:e0009032. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009032
Brand M et al. Antiprotozoal structure-activity relationships of synthetic leucinostatin derivatives and elucidation of their mode of action. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2021(in press). DOI: 10.1002/anie.202102153