Aspects of parasitology in the People's Republic of China: surveillance, diagnosis, infection and immunity
Global elimination programs have been launched for several parasitic diseases leading to a stronger role for surveillance and the development of specific tools, including diagnostics, vaccines, etc. To cope with the new challenges, the Chinese Science and Technology Major Program, launched in 2005, recently awarded support (Grant No. 2008ZX10004-011) for a research project entitled Surveillance and diagnostic tools for major parasitic diseases in PR China in collaboration with more than 80 scientists from 18 institutes and universities, coordinated by Professor Xiao-Nong Zhou and Professor Heng Wang. The majority of articles in this thematic series were funded by this program.
Collection edited by: Dr Robert Bergquist, Prof Marcel Tanner, Prof Juerg Utzinger, Dr. Xiao-Nong Zhou.
Collection published: 10 June 2011
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