Efficacy of mebendazole and levamisole alone or in combination against intestinal nematode infections after repeated targeted mebendazole treatment in Zanzibar.

@article{Albonico2003EfficacyOM,
  title={Efficacy of mebendazole and levamisole alone or in combination against intestinal nematode infections after repeated targeted mebendazole treatment in Zanzibar.},
  author={Marco Albonico and Quentin Bickle and Mahdi M. Ramsan and Antonio Montresor and Lorenzo Savioli and Martin Taylor},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={
          343-52
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of and resistance to mebendazole (500 mg) and levamisole (40 or 80 mg), alone or in combination, for the treatment of Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworm infections on Pemba Island - an area exposed to periodic school-based mebendazole treatment since 1994. METHODS A randomized, placebo-controlled trial was carried out in 914 children enrolled from the first and fifth grades of primary schools. Stool samples collected at baseline and 21… CONTINUE READING
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