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Research Article

Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections and Correlated Risk Factors in Preschool and School-Aged Children in Rural Southwest China

  • Xiaobing Wang,

    Affiliation: Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute for Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Linxiu Zhang mail,

    lxzhang.ccap@igsnrr.ac.cn.

    Affiliation: Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute for Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Renfu Luo,

    Affiliation: Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute for Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Guofei Wang,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China

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  • Yingdan Chen,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China

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  • Alexis Medina,

    Affiliation: Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Karen Eggleston,

    Affiliation: Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Scott Rozelle,

    Affiliation: Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • D. Scott Smith

    Affiliations: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Redwood City, California, United States of America

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  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045939

About the Authors

Xiaobing Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo
Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute for Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Guofei Wang, Yingdan Chen
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Alexis Medina, Karen Eggleston, Scott Rozelle
Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
D. Scott Smith
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
D. Scott Smith
Department of Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Redwood City, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lxzhang.ccap@igsnrr.ac.cn.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XW LZ RL KE SR. Performed the experiments: XW LZ RL GW YC SR. Analyzed the data: XW RL AM KE DSS SR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XW RL YC GW SR LZ. Wrote the paper: XW AM SR DSS YC GW LZ.