Effect of combined treatment with praziquantel and artemether on Schistosoma japonicum and Schistosoma mansoni in experimentally infected animals.

Abstract

Praziquantel and artemether are safe and efficacious antischistosomal drugs that act against different developmental stages of the parasite: praziquantel against adult worms and artemether against schistosomula. A combined treatment has been suggested as a strategy for transmission control. Recent laboratory experiments with rabbits with a mixed infection… (More)

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