Efficacy of oxamniquine and praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection: a controlled trial.

@article{Ferrari2003EfficacyOO,
  title={Efficacy of oxamniquine and praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection: a controlled trial.},
  author={Maria de Lourdes de Abreu Ferrari and Paulo M. Coelho and Carlos Maur{\'i}cio de Figueiredo Antunes and Carlos Alberto Pereira Tavares and Alo{\'i}sio Sales da Cunha},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2003},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={190-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of oxamniquine and praziquantel, the two most clinically important schistosomicide drugs, and to compare the accuracy of faecal examination with the accuracy of oogram in testing for Schistosoma mansoni infection. METHODS In a triple-masked and randomized controlled trial, 106 patients infected with S. mansoni were randomly allocated to one of three statistically homogeneous groups. One group was given 60 mg/kg praziquantel per day for three… CONTINUE READING
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