Nitazoxanide, a broad-spectrum thiazolide anti-infective agent for the treatment of gastrointestinal infections

@article{Hemphill2006NitazoxanideAB,
  title={Nitazoxanide, a broad-spectrum thiazolide anti-infective agent for the treatment of gastrointestinal infections},
  author={Andrew Hemphill and Joachim Mueller and Marco Esposito},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={953 - 964}
}
Colonisation of the gastrointestinal tract by anaerobic bacteria, protozoa, trematodes, cestodes and/or nematodes and other infectious pathogens, including viruses, represents a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Africa, South America and southeast Asia, as well as other parts of the world. Nitazoxanide is a member of the thiazolide class of drugs with a documented broad spectrum of activity against parasites and anaerobic bacteria. Moreover, the drug has recently been reported to have a… 
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