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Table 1 Improved tools and strategies for control and eventual elimination of parasitic diseases in P.R. China that have been reviewed in a collection of papers published in Parasites & Vectors

From: Frontiers of parasitology research in the People's Republic of China: infection, diagnosis, protection and surveillance

Diseases Diagnosis Surveillance Strategies for public health action
Schistosomiasis Acute infection (CAs) Google Earth Integrated control or elimination strategy
Immunological test Mathematical modelling  
Molecular test   
Malaria Molecular test GIS Integrated control or elimination strategy
  Drug resistance  
  Genetic diversity  
Leishmaniasis Immunological test n.a. n.a.
Molecular test   
Toxoplasmosis Immunological test n.a. n.a.
Molecular test   
Clonorchiasis Immunological test n.a. n.a.
  Molecular test   
Fascioliasis Molecular test Genetic diversity n.a.
Angiostrongyliasis Molecular test n.a. n.a.
Co-infection Immunological test n.a. n.a.
  1. Note: CAs (circulating antigens), GIS (geographical information system), n.a. (not available).