During surgery, we extracted 32 worms of Ascaris lumbricoides from the Infestacion masiva de la via biliar por Ascaris lumbricoides: informe de un caso. Evaluation of two years of mass chemotherapy against ascariasis in Hamadan, Evaluación de dos años de quimioterapia masiva contra la ascariasis en. Prevalence and intensity of infections of Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura and associated socio-demographic variables in four rural Honduran.

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The present study indicated that systematic mass treatment provided effective control of ascariasis even in the absence of other preventive measures.

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Its prevalence ranges from Kasiva of Parasitology ; The first treatment was given in November and further treatments were given at intervals of three months for two years. The suggestion has been made that infections of soil-borne helminthic parasites might be controlled by intensively repeating the administration of highly effective drugs 56.

Correspondence should be addressed to this author. World Health Organization; Among the positive cases, Prevention and control of intestinal parasitic infections.

The overall prevalence of intestinal helminths in the target localities before treatment was This study implemented and evaluated a comprehensive intervention combining a health education strategy and massive chemotherapy in a rural zone in Colombia. Intestinal protozoan and helminthic infections.

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Control strategies that combine massive chemotherapy with health education can produce significant reductions in this infection that are sustainable over time. In this region, especially in the Hamadan city area, people use all available open spaces for private vegetable gardens, and raw sewage is used for irrigation and sometimes as fertilizer. Evaluating measures to control intestinal parasitic infections.


Intensity of reinfection with Ascaris lumbricoides and its implications for parasite control. Pireh of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran for constructive comments on the evaluation of the programme and for helping to design the study.

Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. The treatment of individuals with intestinal parasitic diseases can be expected to have only a limited effect on their transmission in the community as a whole.

Geohelminthiasis is an infection which is prevalent in developing countries, and primarily affects schoolchildren.

Collected papers on the soil-transmitted helminthiasesVol. Requests for anthelmintics, especially mebendazole, the main such drug on the local market, diminished dramatically after the implementation of the mass treatment programme. The existence of a source of A. The efficacy of control is clearly influenced by the drug used, its dosage rate, the intervals between successive doses, and the number of times the dose is repeated.

The most effective approach has involved universal treatment at intervals of two months. These groups were excluded in order to avoid possible side-effects 11 Systematic mass treatment giving high coverage proved to be very effective in the control of ascariasis, notwithstanding a lack of other preventive measures.


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A review of 56 cases of surgical complications caused by Ascaris infection indicated an incidence of nearly 3 cases per children mzsiva 10 years of age Motahhari N. To evaluate the mass treatment of ascariasis in rural areas of Ascadis Province, Islamic Republic of Iran. A single dose of mg albendazole was given to every person except children under 2 years of age and pregnant women. No reduction in the prevalence of intestinal protozoan parasites such as Giardia lamblia or in that of H.

Such conditions provide a favourable environment for the development of A.

There is an efficient and comprehensive network of health centres in the rural areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Tropical Medicine and International Health ;2: Albendazole as a future antigiardial agent.

Bulletin of the Masivx Health Organization. In addition to certain sociological factors, parasitological factors have a great impact on such control. World Health Statistics Quarterly ; ReadCube Visualizar o texto.

The programme was evaluated in Decemberby which time eight treatments had been administered.

Comparative prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoidesTrichuris trichiura and hookworm infections and the prospects for combined control. No side-effects of mass treatment were observed.