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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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World Health Organization; Intensity of reinfection with Ascaris lumbricoides and its implications for parasite control.

Comparative prevalence of Ascaris lumbricoidesTrichuris trichiura and hookworm infections and the prospects for combined control. Discussion Evaluation of programmes during their execution is essential in order to determine whether satisfactory progress is being made and whether any adjustments are required 13 Collected papers on the control of soil-transmitted helminthiases.

It is worth noting that, although there were no significant reductions in Giardia spp. The most effective approach has involved universal treatment at intervals of two months. The first treatment was given in November and further treatments were given at intervals of three months for two years.

There is an efficient and comprehensive network of health centres in the rural areas of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Implementation and evaluation of a combined strategy using health education and massive chemotherapy to control geohelminthiasis in a rural zone in Colombia. However, excessively frequent drug administration should be avoided, while the high cost per individual and the very substantial manpower requirement for mass campaigns need to be taken into consideration.


Evaluation of two years of mass chemotherapy against ascariasis in Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran. 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. Ascaris lumbricoides infection reflects socioeconomic status, environmental sanitary practices, health awareness and health education 2.

Children who spontaneously eliminate worms by vomiting are not rare, even among inhabitants of urban areas. Intestinal protozoan and helminthic infections. The proportion of all positive individuals excreting only unfertilized A. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.

International Journal for Parasitology ; Prevention and control of intestinal parasitic infections. This played a key role in the success of the programme, and district health officers were focal points for the community-oriented project.

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Poor personal hygiene and environmental sanitation, which can occur as a consequence of indiscriminate defecation by young children and the use of human excreta as fertilizer on farms and vegetable gardens, may result in infection No side-effects of mass treatment were observed. Although the present study does not constitute an actual impact evaluation, it provides an apparently successful experience with implementing wscaris comprehensive strategy to control geohelminthiasis, which could ascarsi as a model for other interventions in rural areas in the country.

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A review of 56 cases of zscaris complications caused by Ascaris infection indicated an incidence of nearly 3 cases per children under 10 years of age Motahhari N. The programme was evaluated in Decemberby which time eight treatments had been administered.


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Periodic treatment for the control of intestinal parasitic infections is highly effective and inexpensive Their initiatives, educational work and efforts to improve community sanitation and hygiene contribute significantly to the effectiveness of control activities The entire school population participated in the health education strategy, in conjunction with biannual treatments with albendazole, between late and the middle of Its prevalence ranges from This study implemented and evaluated a comprehensive intervention combining a health education strategy and massive chemotherapy in a ascsris zone in Colombia.

We found that the prevalence of Ascaris spp. After two years the overall prevalence of ascariasis had fallen from No reduction in the prevalence of intestinal protozoan parasites such as Giardia lamblia or in that of H. Introduction 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.

Tropical Medicine and International Health ;2: Prevalences of geohelminthes at baseline were: Standardization of the methods for evaluation of the effect of intestinal parasite control. Weekly Epidemiological Record ;70 mwsiva This is especially true in communities where other interventions, e.