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Estimation of the prevalence of trachoma in Egypt
  1. Gamal Ezz Elarab1,
  2. Mohammed Khan2
  1. 1Al Noor Magrabi Foundation, Cairo, Egypt
  2. 2Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gamal Ezz Elarab, Al Noor Magrabi Foundation, El-Sayeda Nafisa Squ., PO 124 Manial El-Roda, Cairo 11553, Egypt; arab{at}alnoor.org.eg

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We read with great interest the article by Mariotti et al1 in which they report their estimation of the global prevalence of trachoma. For Egypt, the article refers only to the published survey in Menofiya Governorate in the Nile Delta, suggesting that only this single governorate is endemic for trachoma.

This is far from the case, however, as two other studies shed light on trachoma in other areas …

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