A study of the cost effectiveness of selective health interventions for the control of intestinal parasites in rural Bangladesh.

@article{Mascietaylor1999ASO,
  title={A study of the cost effectiveness of selective health interventions for the control of intestinal parasites in rural Bangladesh.},
  author={C G Mascie-taylor and M Alam and R M Montanari and Rezaul Karim and Tahmeed Ahmed and Enamul Karim and Saeed Akhtar},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1999},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={6-11}
}
The study examined the cost effectiveness of 4 different regimens in reducing the prevalence and intensity of infection of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, and hookworm over an 18-mo period in randomized community samples of children aged 2-8 yr living in rural Bangladesh. The household was the unit of randomization in each community. The 4 regimens were (1) only chemotherapy to all household members at the commencement of the study (i.e., at an interval of 18 mo), (2) same as group… CONTINUE READING

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