Treatment Failure after Multiple Courses of Triclabendazole among Patients with Fascioliasis in Cusco, Peru: A Case Series

@inproceedings{Cabada2016TreatmentFA,
  title={Treatment Failure after Multiple Courses of Triclabendazole among Patients with Fascioliasis in Cusco, Peru: A Case Series},
  author={Miguel Mauricio Cabada and Martha S{\'a}nchez L{\'o}pez and Mar{\'i}a Julia de la Cruz and Jennifer R. Delgado and Virginia Hill and Arthur White and H{\'e}ctor Hugo Garc{\'i}a},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016}
}
Triclabendazole is reported to be highly effective in treatment of human fascioliasis. We present 7 of 19 selected cases of human fascioliasis referred to our center in the Cusco region of Peru that failed to respond to triclabendazole. These were mostly symptomatic adults of both sexes that continued passing Fasciola eggs in the stool despite multiple… CONTINUE READING