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Presentations at conference in Copenhagen

8th European Congress for Tropical Medicine and International Health, 10 – 13 September 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.  Oral presentations Schistosoma PCR among high school girls in South Africa as a complementary diagnostic tool for Female Genital Schistosomiasis. P Pillay, M Taylor, SG Zulu, SG Gundersen, E Kleppa, K Lillebo, EF Kjetland , EAT Brienen, L van Lieshout One hundred years of research into genital schistosomiasis. EF Kjetland Diagnosing Female Genital Schistosomiasis using cell phone technology. SD Holmen, K Lillebø, E Kleppa, M Taylor, F Albregtsen, EF Kjetland HIV risk in Women with Female Genital Schistosomiasis. E Kleppa, V Ramsuran, SG Zulu, GH Karlsen, K Lillebø,, SD. Holmen,, M Onsrud, SG Gundersen,, Myra Taylor, T Ndung’u, BJ Vennervald, EF Kjetland Poster presentations Estimating the cost of the Mass Treatment Campaign for Schistosomiasis in Ugu District, KwaZulu-Natal, 2012.  A. Maphumulo, S. Gagai, A. Lothe, N. Zulu, D. Zwane, A. Kildemoes, B. Vennervald , M. Munsami, S.Gundersen, M.Taylor, EF. Kjetland An association study of Schistosoma haematobium infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria in young South African females. AO. Kildemoes, EF Kjetland, M Taylor and BJ Vennervald Co-infection with Schistosoma haematobium and soil-transmitted helminths among school girls aged 10-12 years from rural Ugu district in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional survey.  E Helland, M Molvik, K Lillebø, E Kleppa, SG G Zulu, SG Gundersen, JD Kvalsvig, M Taylor, EF Kjetland, BJ Vennervald Distance of river from school may be an indicator for S. haematobium infection amongst pupils from Ugu district in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. SG Zulu, EF Kjetland, , M... read more