A scoping review of burden of disease studies estimating disability-adjusted life years due to Taenia solium

Last updated on 20-7-2022 by Brecht Devleesschauwer

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Background Taenia solium is the most significant global foodborne parasite and the leading cause of preventable human epilepsy in low and middle-income countries in the form of neurocysticercosis. Objectives This scoping review aimed to examine the methodology of peer-reviewed studies that estimate the burden of T. solium using disability-adjusted life years. Eligibility criteria Studies must have calculated disability-adjusted life years relating to T. solium. Charting methods The review process was managed by a single reviewer using Rayyan. Published data relating to …

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