Ascaris lumbricoides: an overview of therapeutic targets.

@article{Hagel2010AscarisLA,
  title={Ascaris lumbricoides: an overview of therapeutic targets.},
  author={Isabel Hagel and Tatiana Giusti},
  journal={Infectious disorders drug targets},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={
          349-67
        }
}
A. lumbricoides is the largest of the common nematode parasites of man and has been associated with intestinal pathology, respiratory symptoms and malnutrition in children from endemic areas. Current anthelmintic treatments have proven to be safe. However, a reduced efficacy of single dose drugs has been reported. In veterinary practice, anthelmintic drug resistance is an irreversible problem. Thus, research and development of sensitive tools for early detection of drug resistance as well as… 
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