Pharmacological and immunological effects of praziquantel against Schistosoma japonicum: a scoping review of experimental studies

@inproceedings{Xiao2018PharmacologicalAI,
  title={Pharmacological and immunological effects of praziquantel against Schistosoma japonicum: a scoping review of experimental studies},
  author={Shu-Hua Xiao and Jun Sun and Ming-gang Chen},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundChemotherapy for schistosomiasis has been around for 100 years. During the past century, great efforts have been made to develop new antischistosomal drugs from antimonials to nonantimonials, and some of these have been used extensively in clinical treatment. With the exception of a few drugs, such as oxamniquine and metrifonate, most of the antischistosomals developed in the pre-praziquantel period have variable limitations with respect to safety and efficacy. Although oxamniquine… CONTINUE READING
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