Chemotherapeutic approaches to nematodes: current knowledge and outlook

@article{Harder2001ChemotherapeuticAT,
  title={Chemotherapeutic approaches to nematodes: current knowledge and outlook},
  author={Achim Harder},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={88},
  pages={272-277}
}
  • A. Harder
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Biology
  • Parasitology Research
The situation in the chemotherapy of nematode infections. in both human and veterinary medicine, is currently satisfactory. There are different drugs available: the benzimidazoles, levamisole, pyrantel, and the different macrocyclic lactones (Tables 1. 2, 3, 4). In human medicine, mebendazole and albendazole are mainly used against the intestinal nematodes. while ivermectin and diethylcarbamazine are microfilaricidal drugs used in prophylaxis against onchocercosis and filarial infections. The… 
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