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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Morbidity and mortality due to ascariasis: This played a key role in the success of the programme, and district health officers were focal points for the community-oriented project.

This study implemented and evaluated a comprehensive intervention combining a health education strategy and massive chemotherapy ascarsi a rural zone in Colombia.

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After two years the overall prevalence of ascariasis had fallen from Predisposition to reinfection by intestinal helminths after chemotherapy in masiba Thailand. Control strategies that combine massive chemotherapy with health education can produce significant reductions in this infection that are sustainable over time. Intestinal parasitic infections and urbanization. Geohelminthiasis is an infection which is prevalent in developing countries, and primarily affects schoolchildren.

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Farming is the principal occupation, and until recently most farmers used night soil as fertilizer because of its ready availability. Prevention and control of intestinal parasitic infections.

Journal of Parasitology ; 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 Albendazole as a future antigiardial agent. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail. Collected papers on the soil-transmitted helminthiasesVol.


Fallah, unpublished data, Consequently, community-oriented projects have an essential role in the prevention and control of such diseases 1. Ascaris lumbricoides infection reflects socioeconomic status, environmental sanitary practices, health awareness and health education 2.

The entire school population participated in the health education strategy, in conjunction with biannual treatments with albendazole, between late and the ascaeis of World Health Statistics Quarterly ; Such conditions provide a favourable environment for the development of A. Mass treatment against Ascaris ascaros. The interruption of mass treatment can be expected allow a rapid increase in egg- positive rates because of rapid reinfection with Ascaris spp. Quasi-experimental design performed in La Virgen, Cundinamarca Colombia.

To evaluate the mass treatment of ascariasis in rural areas of Hamadan Province, Islamic Republic of Iran. Intestinal protozoan and helminthic infections.

We thank Dr Y. There is an efficient and comprehensive network of health centres in the rural areas masuva the Islamic Republic of Iran. Prevalences of geohelminthes at baseline were: We found that the prevalence of Ascaris spp. Implementation and evaluation of a combined strategy using health education and massive chemotherapy to control geohelminthiasis in a rural zone in Colombia. 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.


The proportion of all positive individuals excreting only unfertilized A.

Collected papers on the control of soil-transmitted helminthiases. Systematic mass treatment giving high coverage proved to be very effective in the control of ascariasis, notwithstanding a lack of other preventive measures. The existence of a source of A.

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A control programme in rural areas of Hamadan Province, which began in Novemberinvolved giving all persons a single dose ascxris mg albendazole at intervals of three months.

It is considered that the present mass control programme should continue for at least three more years with six-monthly intervals between treatments and that masivaa changes in the intensity of infection attributable to a decrease in the egg prevalence should be taken into account. Tropical Medicine and International Health ;2: Periodic treatment for the control of intestinal parasitic infections is highly effective and inexpensive In order to evaluate the improvement of public health ascairs depth and the impact at community level it is necessary to conduct nutritional assessment in some target age groups.

Requests for anthelmintics, especially mebendazole, the main such drug on the local market, diminished dramatically after the implementation of the mass treatment programme.

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