Schistosomiasis control: keep taking the tablets.

  title={Schistosomiasis control: keep taking the tablets.},
  author={Paul Hagan and Christopher C. Appleton and Gerald C. Coles and John Robert Kusel and Louis Albert Tchuem-Tchuent{\'e}},
  journal={Trends in parasitology},
  volume={20 2},
Despite the limited reports of praziquantel resistance, the relative success of chemotherapy-based control programmes for schistosomiasis has prompted overdue efforts to expand the use of cheap, generic, praziquantel in sub-Saharan Africa. The likely impact of such programmes on the development and spread of praziquantel resistance is uncertain, but this possibility reinforces the need for monitoring the spectrum of praziquantel sensitivity of schistosome populations and for an improved… CONTINUE READING

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