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Fig. 2 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 2

From: Understanding the relationship between egg- and antigen-based diagnostics of Schistosoma mansoni infection pre- and post-treatment in Uganda

Fig. 2

Posterior distribution of average intensity of infection vs true prevalence. Each colour represent a different time point. At baseline (green) both prevalence and intensity of infection are high; one month post-treatment (black) both prevalence and infection are low; six months post-treatment (blue) the prevalence is similar to baseline, but the average population intensity of infection is still relatively low. This suggests that prevalence recovers faster in the population than intensity of infection, which builds up more slowly. The intensity of infection is shown in eggs per gram (epg) for clarity, however, the raw data are used in the model

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