Hookworm infection

Hookworm is an intestinal worm which is transmitted in areas with poor sanitation through eggs which are excreted in faeces. It is a leading cause of maternal and child mortality in low-income settings.

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Useful links

ParaDesign - a mathematical framework based on worm egg counts in stool that allows health-care decision makers to adapt their survey design according to both local worm epidemiology and resources 

Modelling publications