Assessment of the burden of soil-transmitted helminthiasis after five years of mass drug administration for Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic filariasis in Kebbi State, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Oluwole2017AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the burden of soil-transmitted helminthiasis after five years of mass drug administration for Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic filariasis in Kebbi State, Nigeria},
  author={Akinola Stephen Oluwole and Sunday Isiyaku and Attahiru Aliyu Aliero and Christian Nwosu and Adamani William and Elizabeth Elhassan and Uwem Friday Ekpo},
  booktitle={Parasite epidemiology and control},
  year={2017}
}
There is a hypothesis that Mass drug administration (MDA) of ivermectin and albendazole for the treatment of onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis could have an impact on the burden of soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in MDA communities. We, therefore, assessed the burden of STH (Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, and hookworm) infections in nine communities from 3 LGAs (two MDA local government areas (LGAs) and one control LGA) in Kebbi State, Nigeria after 5-years (2010-2015) of… CONTINUE READING
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