Filariasis Control with Diethylcarbamazine in Three Major Endemic Areas in Japan

  • Isao Tada
  • Published 2011 in Tropical medicine and health

Abstract

Hewitt et al. (1947) [1] reported that DEC acted as effective filaricide to Litomosoides carinii in rats. Later, Santiago-Stevenson et al. (1947) [2] showed that this compound was effective in the treatment of Wuchereria bancrofti infection in humans. Hawking et al. (1950) [3] proposed the action mechanism of DEC. Since the extensive studies by Kessel (1957… (More)
DOI: 10.2149/tmh.39-1-suppl_2-21

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@inproceedings{Tada2011FilariasisCW, title={Filariasis Control with Diethylcarbamazine in Three Major Endemic Areas in Japan}, author={Isao Tada}, booktitle={Tropical medicine and health}, year={2011} }