Effect of levamisole on the immune response of patients with schistosomiasis after treatment with praziquantel.

Abstract

Successful therapy with praziquantel in schistosomiasis is dependent on a normal host immune system, i.e. the recognition of parasite antigen, to be effective in eradicating the parasite. Levamisole, a nonspecific immunomodulator, has been hypothesised to normalise deficient cell-mediated immunity. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of… (More)

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