Epidemiological and clinical implications of asymptomatic malaria and schistosomiasis co-infections in a rural community in western Kenya

Abstract Background Malaria and schistosomiasis present considerable disease burden in tropical and sub-tropical areas and severity is worsened by co-infections in areas where both diseases are endemic. Although pathogenesis of these infections separately is well studied, there is limited informatio...

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Main Authors: Edwin Kamau, Adam Yates, Risper Maisiba, Valentine Singoei, Benjamin Opot, Rose Adeny, Cornel O. Arima, Victor Otieno, Catherine S. Sumbi, Raphael O. Okoth, Farid Abdi, Maurine Mwalo, Jew Ochola, June Otieno, Julie Ake, Michelle Imbach, Hannah A. Turley, Dennis Juma, Hoseah M. Akala, John Owuoth, Ben Andagalu, Trevor A. Crowell, Chiaka Nwoga, Jessica Cowden, Christina S. Polyak, for the RV393 Study Group
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-09-01
Series:BMC Infectious Diseases
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06626-2