Efficacy of praziquantel and reinfection patterns in single and mixed infection foci for intestinal and urogenital schistosomiasis in Cameroon.

@article{Tchuent2013EfficacyOP,
  title={Efficacy of praziquantel and reinfection patterns in single and mixed infection foci for intestinal and urogenital schistosomiasis in Cameroon.},
  author={Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuent{\'e} and Sabine C Momo and J Russell Stothard and David Rollinson},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2013},
  volume={128 2},
  pages={275-83}
}
The regular administration of the anthelminthic drug praziquantel (PZQ) to school-aged children (and other high-risk groups) is the cornerstone of schistosomiasis control. Whilst the performance of PZQ against single schistosome species infections is well-known, performance against mixed species infections is less so, as are patterns of re-infection following treatment. To address this, a study using a double treatment with PZQ, administered at 40 mg/kg spaced by 3 weeks, took place in two… CONTINUE READING
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