Efficacy of co-administration of albendazole and diethylcarbamazine against geohelminthiases: a study from South India.

@article{Mani2002EfficacyOC,
  title={Efficacy of co-administration of albendazole and diethylcarbamazine against geohelminthiases: a study from South India.},
  author={Tiruchengode Ramasamy Mani and Rathinasamy Rajendran and Arumugam Munirathinam and Ittoop Pulikkottil Sunish and S Md Abdullah and Dr. rer. nat. J. Augustin and Kakarla Satyanarayana},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={541-8}
}
The efficacy of single-dose combination drug therapy with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) plus albendazole (ALB), and single-drug therapy with DEC alone against geohelminths was compared as part of a mass drug administration (MDA) for elimination of filariasis. This study was conducted in two blocks of Villupuram District of Tamil Nadu State, India, covering a population of 321 000 including about 100 000 children 1-15 years of age. Prevalence and intensity of geohelminth infection were determined by… CONTINUE READING

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