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This randomised, controlled, double-blinded clinical study investigates the safety and efficacy of albendazole (ALB), mebendazole (MBD) and ivermectin (IVM) separately, and ALB and MBD each in combination with IVM in the treatment of Trichuris trichiura in children aged 5-14 years.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
albendazole, mebendazole, ivermectin, albendazole + ivermectin, mebendazole + ivermectin
Vector Control Division
DBL -Institute for Health Research and Development
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:35-0400
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