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Research & Reviews  339 results

Impact of Three to Five Rounds of Mass Drug Administration on Schistosomiasis and Soil-...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-1207
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Griswold E, Eigege A et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - Nasarawa and Plateau states of north-central Nigeria have implemented programs to control schistosomiasis (SCH) and soil-transmitted helminths (STH) in children since the 1990s. Statewide mapping surveys were conducted in 2013, when 11,332 school-...

Malaria and Helminthic Co-Infection during Pregnancy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systemati...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9101176
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Tadesse Boltena M, El-Khatib Z et. al.

May 15th, 2022 - Malaria and helminthic co-infection during pregnancy causes fetomaternal haemorrhage and foetal growth retardation. This study determined the pooled burden of pregnancy malaria and helminthic co-infection in sub-Saharan Africa. CINAHL, EMBASE, Goo...

HIV And Parasitic Infection (HAPI) Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05323396

May 12th, 2022 - This is a prospective study in which participants will be enrolled in outpatient HIV clinics associated with Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, where there are over 25,000 patients in care with over 90% virally suppressed on ART. Any sub...

High infection rates for onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in children ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9052501
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Nana-Djeunga HC, Djune-Yemeli L et. al.

Apr 29th, 2022 - The current mainstay for control/elimination of onchocerciasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) relies on ivermectin- and mebendazole/albendazole-based preventive chemotherapies. However, children under five years of age have been excluded...

A novel rapid visual detection assay for Toxoplasma gondii combining recombinase-aided ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9009239
Parasite (Paris, France); Zhao J, Li Y et. al.

Apr 15th, 2022 - Toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease resulting from Toxoplasma gondii infection, remains prevalent worldwide, and causes great harm to immunodepressed patients, pregnant women and newborns. Although various molecular approaches to detect T. gondii i...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

HIV And Parasitic Infection (HAPI) Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05323396

May 12th, 2022 - This is a prospective study in which participants will be enrolled in outpatient HIV clinics associated with Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi, where there are over 25,000 patients in care with over 90% virally suppressed on ART. Any sub...

Albendazole Plus High Dose Ivermectin for Trichuriasis in Pediatric Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04041453

Jul 29th, 2020 - There are four species of intestinal worms collectively known as soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH): Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus (hookworms), Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworms), and Trichuris trichiura (whipworms). These parasite...

Role of Complete Blood Picture in Predicting the Etiology of Extrahepatic Cholestasis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03237247

Aug 8th, 2017 - Extrahepatic cholestasis has various etiologies including benign causes (benign stricture, chronic pancreatitis, choledochal cyst, mirizzi syndrome, etc...), choledocholithiasis, malignant causes (cancer pancreas, gallbladder cancer, cholangiocarc...

Impact of Repeated Anthelmintic Treatment on the Risk of Malaria in Kenyan School Children
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01658774

Apr 10th, 2015 - This will be an individual randomized, single-blind trial to evaluate the impact of intensive versus annual anthelminthic treatment on the incidence of clinical malaria in healthy school children. The target population includes children attending ...

Schistosome and Intestinal Worm Infections and Malaria Morbidity Among School and Pre-school Children in, Tanzania
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00347113

Sep 23rd, 2014 - alaria is a major public health problem in tropical and subtropical countries particularly sub-Saharan Africa. Studies have shown that in Tanzania malaria, schistosome and soil-transmitted helminth infections (STH) (Hookworms, Ascaris lumbricoides...

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News  7 results

Roundworm Exposure  'Overlooked' Risk Factor for Asthma and Poor Respiratory Health
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966534

Jan 13th, 2022 - A study in  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology  suggests that young European men exposed to roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) have an increased likelihood of developing asthma and significant lung impairment. The global prevalence of Ascari...

7-Month-Old Boy With Abdominal Pain and Rectal Bleeding
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/856057_4

Dec 17th, 2015 - Most intussusceptions are idiopathic; only 2%-8% of cases are caused by an underlying disease or condition that creates a pathologic lead point for the intussusception.[2] Although the cause of intussusception is unknown in 90%-95% of children, a ...

iPhone Microscope Yields Modest Results in Worm Diagnosis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/780579

Mar 11th, 2013 - A mobile telephone transformed into a microscope yielded "only modest" accuracy and sensitivity but holds future promise when used to diagnose soil-transmitted helminths compared with traditional light microscopy, according to an article published...

Deworming Programs in Schools Have Limited Efficacy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/780078

Feb 28th, 2013 - School-based deworming programs may have limited efficacy on soil-transmitted helminths at the community level, particularly in areas where hookworms predominate, according to the findings of a recent analysis. Roy M. Anderson, PhD, from Imperial ...

Deworming Programs in Schools Have Limited Efficacy
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/780078

Feb 28th, 2013 - School-based deworming programs may have limited efficacy on soil-transmitted helminths at the community level, particularly in areas where hookworms predominate, according to the findings of a recent analysis. Roy M. Anderson, PhD, from Imperial ...

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