T A El-Khoby

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Health questionnaires and parasitologic examinations of urine and stool were evaluated from a stratified random sample of 89,180 individuals from 17,172 households in 251 rural communities in 9 governorates of Egypt to investigate the prevalence of, risk factors for, and changing pattern of infection with Schistosoma sp. in Egypt. A subset, every fifth(More)
This supplement is a report on the Epidemiology 1, 2, 3 (EPI 1, 2, 3) investigation, its origins, evolution, and findings that were carried out over a period beginning in 1990 and ending in 1994 in Egypt. The large scope and size of the study, the largest to date on schistosomiasis in Egypt, was a rationale for publishing a supplement to document EPI 1, 2,(More)
Two different regimens of praziquantel, 40 mg/kg in a single dose and 60 mg/kg in two divided doses administered 6 hr apart, for the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection were compared in Abu Homos, Egypt. Participants in this study included 1,588 subjects of both sexes between five and 50 years old from two rural communities; 730 from Farshout and 858(More)
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