[Combinations of ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine for improved control of lymphatic filariasis].

Abstract

Since 1993, a three arm double-blind controlled trial was implemented in French Polynesia to compare the efficacy of single doses of diethylcarbamazine (DEC) 6 mg/kg vs. ivermectin (IVR) 400 micrograms/kg vs. the combination IVR 400 + DEC 6 for treatment of Wuchereria bancrofti mf carriers. Of the 57 treated male patients, three groups of 19 were randomly… (More)

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