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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-22T18:49:10-0400
The study rationale is to provide evidence on effective doses of moxidectin and/or moxidectin-albendazole in adolescents (16-18 years old) infected with Trichuris trichiura. The study will...
This study is a double-blind randomized clinical trial conducted with two settings in Africa and one in Asia, namely Côte d'Ivoire, Pemba (Zanzibar, Tanzania) and Lao PDR. This study aims...
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the effect of antiparasitic treatment with albendazole on the severity and duration of epilepsy due to neurocysticercosis. II. Determine the effect of a short ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate effectiveness of albendazole in the treatment of the asymptomatic infection with the parasite Toxocara in children. Treatment response is defined a...
This study will enroll 120 individuals diagnosed with subarachnoid cysticercosis, a disease caused by the invasion of the basal part of your brain by a parasite named Taenia solium. Subara...
The Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis recommends mass treatment of albendazole co-administered with the microfilaricidal (antifilarial) drugs diethylcarbamazine (DEC) or ivermectin; a...
In many rural areas of tropical countries such as Indonesia, the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminths (STH) infections remains high. At the same time, the burden of allergic disorders in such rura...
Extraparenchymal neurocysticercosis is the most severe form of cysticercosis, and response to treatment is suboptimal. We sought to determine how demographic and clinical characteristics and albendazo...
The World Health Organization has targeted lymphatic filariasis for global elimination by 2020 with a strategy of mass drug administration. This trial tested whether a single dose of a three-drug regi...
Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is a skin infestation clinically characterized by erythematous, serpiginous and pruriginous lesions caused by accidental percutaneous penetration and migration of animal ...
A benzimidazole broad-spectrum anthelmintic structurally related to MEBENDAZOLE that is effective against many diseases. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p38)
Infection with nematodes of the genus TRICHURIS, formerly called Trichocephalus.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.