Control trial of soil-transmitted helminthic infections with pyrantel pamoate.

@article{Bhaibulaya1977ControlTO,
  title={Control trial of soil-transmitted helminthic infections with pyrantel pamoate.},
  author={M. Bhaibulaya and V Punnavutti and S Yamput and S Indra-Ngarm and W Pahuchon and S Hongsuwan and S Vajrasthira and Chamlong Harinasuta},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1977},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={329-34}
}
Pyrantel pamoate at dosage of 10 mg per kilogramme body weight was given to each villager at 4-6 weeks intervals for three times. The infection rates of hookworms among those who received and did not received the drug decreased from 60.5% pre-treatment to 19.6% after the third treatment and then increased to 32.4% one year after the third treatment. Infection rates of A. lumbricoides and Strongyloides spp. among the villagers who received and did not received the drug decreased from 27.5% pre… CONTINUE READING

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