Funding for this research was provided by:
Institut de Recherche pour le Developement (IRD), France
Service de Parasitologie, université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-10
Received: 23 November 2017
Accepted: 24 August 2018
First Online: 10 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Participation to the study was strictly voluntary and patients who refused to be enrolled were not included in the study. A signed informed consent was obtained from each eligible participant prior to any investigation. For minor participants (age < 18 years) informed consent was obtained from parents or children’s legal representative prior to their enrollement. To ensure confidentiality, information collected during the study was analysed using participant’s identification code. The study protocol and other study related documents (CRF, Inform consent Form) were approved by the Senegalese national ethics committee (Conseil National d’Ethique et de Recherche en Santé – N°0166 MSAS/DPRS/CNERS du 10 Mai 2014.
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