Control of neurocysticercosis by routine medical and veterinary services.

@article{Pawlowski2008ControlON,
  title={Control of neurocysticercosis by routine medical and veterinary services.},
  author={Zbigniew S. Pawlowski},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2008},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={228-32}
}
Taenia solium neurocysticercosis and ocular cysticercosis are two of the most devastating parasitic infections, which need to be controlled for medical and economic reasons. This paper discusses why control measures are not implemented adequately in endemic areas and proposes simple operational interventions, based on focus-oriented chemotherapy of T. solium taeniasis using existing health care infrastructure and improved collaboration between medical and veterinary services. These… CONTINUE READING