Helminthiasis

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Helminthiasis

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The terms "Helminthiasis" returned 42 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mapping of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in the regions of Littoral, North-West, South and South-West Cameroon and recommendations for treatment.
 

Author(s): Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, Calvine Dongmo Noumedem, Pierre Ngassam, Christian Mérimé Kenfack, Nestor Feussom Gipwe, Esther Dankoni, Ann Tarini, Yaobi Zhang

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The previous nationwide mapping of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in Cameroon was conducted 25 years ago. Based on its results, mass drug administration (MDA) of praziquantel was limited to the three northern regions and few health districts in the southern ...

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2013

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Prevalence soil transmitted helminthiasis and malaria co-infection among pregnant women and risk factors in Gilgel Gibe Dam area, southwest Ethiopia.
 

Author(s): Million Getachew, Ketema Tafess, Ahmed Zeynudin, Delenesaw Yewhalaw

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Malaria and Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) are co-endemic and major public health problems in Ethiopia. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of malaria and STHs co-infection and to determine the association risk factors.

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2013

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Soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Latin America and the Caribbean: modelling the determinants, prevalence, population at risk and costs of control at sub-national level.
 

Author(s): Josh Colston, Martha Saboyá

Journal: Geospat Health. 2013 May;7(2):321-40.

 

We present an example of a tool for quantifying the burden, the population in need of intervention and resources need to contribute for the control of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infection at multiple administrative levels for the region of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2013

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The terms "Helminthiasis" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Soil transmitted helminthiasis in Argentina. A systematic review].
 

Author(s): M Eugenia Socías, Anabel Fernández, José F Gil, Alejandro J Krolewiecki

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2014 ;74(1):29-36.

 

A systematic review of surveys performed between 1980 and 2011 (published in MEDLINE/Pubmed and/or LILACS indexed journals, available in the baseline data from a Mass Deworming National Program (MDNP, 2005) was used to identify the prevalence, distribution and detection of risk areas ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2014

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A public health response against Strongyloides stercoralis: time to look at soil-transmitted helminthiasis in full.
 

Author(s): Alejandro J Krolewiecki, Patrick Lammie, Julie Jacobson, Albis-Francesco Gabrielli, Bruno Levecke, Eugenia Socias, Luis M Arias, Nicanor Sosa, David Abraham, Ruben Cimino, Adriana Echazú, Favio Crudo, Jozef Vercruysse, Marco Albonico

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Strongyloides stercoralis infections have a worldwide distribution with a global burden in terms of prevalence and morbidity that is largely ignored. A public health response against soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections should broaden the strategy to include S. stercoralis and ...

Last Updated: 15 May 2013

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Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis in the United States: a systematic review--1940-2010.
 

Author(s): Michelle C Starr, Susan P Montgomery

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2011 Oct;85(4):680-4.

 

The epidemiology of soil-transmitted helminth infections (hookworm, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, and Strongyloides stercoralis) in the United States is poorly understood. To gain understanding of the status of disease, a systematic review was performed to assess the ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2011

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Management of Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis and Strongyloidiasis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Helminthiasis; Strongyloides Stercoralis Infection

 

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2011

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Last Updated: 10 Sep 2014

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Comparison of Immune Response in Normal Volunteers and Patients With Helminth Infections
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Healthy; Helminthiasis

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2014

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