To determine if a standardized multi-parallel-PCR assay is a more sensitive diagnostic tool for detecting Hookworm, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, and Strongyloides prevalence compared to the Kato-Katz stool test.
Field validation of sampling strategies for integrating STH surveys into Transmission Assessment Surveys (Indonesia)
To validate a new TAS-STH survery in a complex progammatic setting.
Monitor recrudescence of STH after TAS to improve planning of STH programs and more effective use of STH drugs.
Field validation of sampling strategies for integrating STH surveys into Transmission Assessment Surveys (Ghana)
Test STH-TAS,Understand the age prevalence of LF Antibody in different setting.