What is the effect of combining artesunate and praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infections?
Language: 
English
Abstract: 

A group of 110 individuals with Schistosoma mansoni infection was investigated. Patients were allocated to one of three treatment groups and given artesunate or praziquantel alone or both in combination. Combined artesunate-praziquantel significantly increased the number of individuals cured at 5 weeks post-treatment, but at 12 weeks was only better than artesunate alone and at 24 weeks there was no statistically significant difference between the three groups. Egg count reduction rate was similar to the rate obtained with praziquantel used alone.

Author(s): 
De Clercq, D.
Vercruysse, J.
Verlé, P.
Kongs, A.
Diop, M.
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
Tropical medicine & international health: TM & IH
Journal Abbreviation: 
Trop. Med. Int. Health
Publication Date: 
Oct-00
Publication Year: 
2000
Pages: 
744-746
Volume: 
5
Issue: 
10
ISSN: 
1360-2276
Library Catalog: 
PubMed
Extra: 
PMID: 11044270

Turabian/Chicago Citation

D. De Clercq, J. Vercruysse, P. Verlé, A. Kongs and M. Diop. Oct-00. "What is the effect of combining artesunate and praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infections?." Tropical medicine & international health: TM & IH 5: 10: 744-746.

Wikipedia Citation

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