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In central Nigeria Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria and lymphatic filariasis (LF). The strategy used for interrupting LF transmission in this area is annual mass drug administration (MDA) with albendazole and ivermectin, but after 8 years of MDA, entomological evaluations in sentinel villages showed continued low-grade mosquito infection rates of 0.32%. After long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) distribution by the national malaria program in late 2010, however, we were no longer able to detect infected vectors over a 24-month period. This is evidence that LLINs are synergistic with MDA in interrupting LF transmission.

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Quinine, albendazole and primaquine induce CYP1A1 and CYP1A2 at the transcriptional level. Considering the plasma concentrations (C(max)) achieved in vivo after administration of a therapeutic dose, induction by quinine and albendazole might be of clinical significance. The induction by primaquine, however, may not be of pharmacological or toxicological significance as concentrations at which it occurs are much higher than those attained in vivo.

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It is difficult to completely eradicate strongyloidiasis, a human intestinal nematode infection with Strongyloides stercoralis with drugs, especially in males. To find host factors involved in the response to treatment, patients infected with S. stercoralis were examined for S. stercoralis-specific antibody titers and the effect of treatment with albendazole on these titers were determined. The cure rate was slightly but not significantly lower in males than in females (P = 0.108). However, a significantly higher titer of S. stercoralis-specific IgG4 antibody was observed in males than in females (P = 0.0097), and the S. stercoralis-specific IgG4 antibody titer was significantly higher in the male non-cured group than in the cured group (P = 0.035). These results suggest that elevation of the S. stercoralis-specific IgG4 antibody titer is associated with resistance to treatment of S. stercoralis infection, especially in males.

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Few chemotherapeutic agents are available for the medical management of hydatid disease caused by the parasite Echinococcus granulosus. In order to test the potential of oxfendazole for the treatment of infection with this parasite, nine infected goats and four sheep were given oxfendazole twice weekly at a dose of 30 mg/kg of body weight for 4 weeks and monitored by ultrasound for an additional 4 weeks. Efficacy was finally evaluated by postmortem examination, including determination of protoscolex viability and cyst wall histology. In treated animals, protoscolices were dead or absent in 97% of cysts from oxfendazole-treated animals compared to 28% of cysts from untreated control animals. On postmortem examination, 53% of cysts from treated animals were found to be grossly degenerate. A sample of those cysts that appeared potentially viable all demonstrated evidence of severe damage to the cyst wall. By light microscopy, cysts showed severe disorganization of the adventitial layer with invasion of inflammatory cells and in some cases frank necrosis with no apparent adventitial layer. The follow-up period for assessment of the drug's ability to cause complete degeneration and resorption of cysts was relatively short. This study, however, indicates that oxfendazole is at least as effective as and is easier to administer than albendazole for the treatment of hydatid disease.

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Tabernaemontana citrifolia (Apocynaceae) is traditionally used as an anthelmintic preparation for ruminants in Guadeloupe (French West Indies). This study was carried out to evaluate the in vitro effect of this plant against the parasitic nematode of small ruminants Haemonchus contortus. Three extracts (aqueous, methanolic and dichloromethane) of T. citrifolia fruit, leaf and root were tested on four developmental stages of the parasite, using egg hatch assay (EHA), larval development assay (LDA), L3 migration inhibition assay (LMI), and adult worm motility assay (AWM). Compared to the negative control, significant effects were observed for the different parts of T. citrifolia but with differences depending on the parasitic stage; efficacies on the larval development of H. contortus from 88.9% to 99.8% for fruit, from 72.1% to 83.8% for root and from 33.5% to 85% for leaf with dose-dependent effect for the methanolic extract. The root gave the best result on EHA (22.7% efficacy for dichloromethane extract) and AWM (56% efficacy, with dose-dependent effect for dichloromethane extract) and the leaf on LMI (49.4% efficacy). These results suggest that T. citrifolia possess anthelmintic activity against H. contortus. The active ingredients responsible for the activity could be the alkaloid compounds present in the plant parts of the plant.

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The phytochemical evaluation was carried out by qualitative analysis. In vitro antioxidant activity of extract was studied using free radical scavenging assay, ability of reduction, total phenol and total flavonoid contents determination assays. The anthelmintic activity was determined using paralysis and death time of Pheretima posthuma (earthworm) and thrombolytic activity by clot disruption assay.

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Lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) is a global public health problem caused by the parasitic nematodes Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi. We have previously reported anthraquinones from daylily roots with potent activity against pathogenic trematode Schistosoma mansoni. Here we report the synthesis of novel anthraquinones A-S and their antifilrarial activity. Anthraquinones A-S were synthesized by a single-step Friedel-Crafts acylation reaction between phthalic anhydrides and substituted benzenes. The antifilarial properties of these synthetic anthraquinones were tested against microfilaria as well as adult male and female worms of B. malayi. The most active anthraquinone was K, which showed 100% mortality within 1, 5, and 3 days, respectively, against microfilaria and adult male and female worms at 5 ppm concentration. Albendazole, an oral drug currently used to treat parasitic infections, was used as a positive control. Methylated products of anthraquinones did not affect the microfilaria. Histological examination of treated adult female parasites showed most of the anthraquinones caused marked effects on intrauterine embryos.

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Treatment of hepatic cysts should be considered only for those patients who are symptomatic. For simple cysts, percutaneous aspiration invariably leads to recurrence; laparoscopic deroofing is usually curative. Open deroofing (fenestration) should be reserved for cysts inaccessible by laparoscopy. Percutaneous instillation of sclerosing agents (ethanol, iophendylate, minocycline) into nonbiliary and nonparasitic cysts is an alternative therapeutic option in certain cases. Due to increased morbidity, hepatic resection should be reserved for polycystic liver disease, diffuse hepatic involvement, or recurrence after a deroofing procedure. Patients with congenital fibropolycystic disorders (eg, congenital hepatic fibrosis) with evidence of hepatic decompensation, should be considered for liver transplantation. For hepatic hydatid cysts, simple cystectomy or the PAIR (puncture, aspirate, inject, and reaspirate) technique with albendazole treatment have been shown to be equally successful. In the case of alveolar echinococcosis, hepatic resection and liver transplantation are the only effective modalities for localized and extensive hepatic disease, respectively.

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1. The comparative rates of oxidation of the benzimidazole anthelmintic, albendazole (ABZ), by sheep and cattle liver microsomes, and inhibition by the antithyroid compound methimazole (MTZ) were investigated. 2. ABZ was oxidized to its sulphoxide metabolite (ABZSO) in an NADPH concentration-dependent reaction. Heat inactivation of the microsomal flavin-containing mono-oxygenase system significantly decreased the NADPH consumption of microsomes in the presence of ABZ, MTZ and thiourea. 3. Oxidation of ABZ, MTZ and thiourea by sheep liver microsomes consumed significantly more NADPH than oxidation by cattle microsomes. 4. Neither the pro-ABZ drug, netobimin, nor the ABZ sulphone metabolite (ABZSO2) was modified by incubation with either sheep or cattle liver microsomes. 5. ABZSO was oxidized into ABZSO2 at a very slow rate and only when a high microsomal protein concentration was used. 6. MTZ was a potent inhibitor of ABZ sulphoxidation and the inhibition was significantly lower in cattle than in sheep microsomes.

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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted on 250 Aboriginal schoolchildren in Malaysia to investigate the effects of a single high-dose of vitamin A supplementation (200,000 IU) on STH reinfection. The effect of the supplement was assessed at 3 and 6 months after receiving interventions; after a complete 3-day deworming course of 400 mg/daily of albendazole tablets.

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We describe the clinical features of nine children affected by toxocariasis admitted to our Infectious Diseases department from 2004 to 2006.

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Ascariasis is a helminthic infection of global distribution with more than 1.4 billion persons infected throughout the world. The majority of infections occur in the developing countries of Asia and Latin America. Of 4 million people infected in the United States, a large percentage are immigrants from developing countries. Ascaris-related clinical disease is restricted to subjects with heavy worm load, and an estimated 1.2 to 2 million such cases, with 20,000 deaths, occur in endemic areas per year. More often, recurring moderate infections cause stunting of linear growth, cause reduced cognitive function, and contribute to existing malnutrition in children in endemic areas. HPA is a frequent cause of biliary and pancreatic disease in endemic areas. It occurs in adult women and can cause biliary colic, acute cholecystitis, acute cholangitis, acute pancreatitis, and hepatic abscess. RPC causing hepatic duct calculi is possibly an aftermath of recurrent biliary invasion in such areas. Ultrasonography can detect worms in the biliary tract and pancreas and is a useful noninvasive technique for diagnosis and follow-up of such patients. ERCP can help diagnose biliary and pancreatic ascariasis, including ascaris in the duodenum. Also, ERCP can be used to extract worms from the biliary and pancreatic ducts when indicated. Pyrantel pamoate, mebendazole, albendazole and levamisole are effective drugs and can be used for mass therapy to control ascariasis in endemic areas.

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One hundred children comprising of 57 males and 43 females aged between 8 and 24 months entered the study. 46 children had single and 54 children had multiple helminth infections. All children received albendazole 200 mg (10 ml) suspension as a single dose. Albendazole proved very effective and safe in the treatment of single and multiple helminth infections in children under 2 years of age, achieving cure rates of 100% in both Ascaris lumbricoides and Necator americanus respectively, 83% in Trichuris trichiura and 66% in Hymenolepis nana. Treatment of polyparasitism appears to be of benefit in improving nutritional status using haemoglobin concentrations as an index.

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The lung is the most frequent location of hydatid cysts (HC). Cardiac and vascular HC are rare, and the primary location in the pulmonary artery is exceptional.

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The comparative efficacy of albendazole and mebendazole in the treatment of intestinal nematode infections were compared 3 weeks after treatment in a randomized trial among schoolchildren on Pemba Island, Tanzania. Egg counts were compared 3 weeks, 4 months and 6 months after treatment of 731 children seen on each occasion. Differences in the efficacies were apparent with some nematodes 21 d after treatment, but these were no longer apparent 4 months after treatment, and by 6 months intensities of infection were similar to pre-treatment levels. These findings suggest that treatment of schoolchildren every 4 months may be necessary in this highly endemic area in order to have an impact on the intensity of intestinal nematode infections sufficient to be likely to reduce morbidity.

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Netobimin was tested for efficacy against Haemonchus contortus using 7 groups of 5 parasite-free lambs of six months age. The lambs in group 1 and 2 were infected with 10,000 larvae of a benzimidazole susceptible strain and those in groups 3-7 with the same dose of a resistant strain. The following treatment scheme was applied 21 days after infection: lambs in groups 2 and 4-7.5 mg kg-1 netobimin, in group 5-20 mg kg-1 netobimin, in group 6-5 mg kg-1 oxfendazole and in group 7--3.8 mg kg-1 albendazole. The lambs in groups 1 and 3 remained untreated. All lambs were slaughtered 28 days after infection. Egg counts decreased in all lambs after treatment, but increased again in lambs in groups 4, 6 and 7. There was a slight increase in lambs in group 5, while those in group 2 remained negative. Post-mortem worm counts showed a reduction of 99.8 per cent in lambs in group 2 compared to those in group 1. In lambs in group 4-7 the reduction of worm counts was respectively 40.9, 89.5, 24.7 and 40.7 per cent compared to those in group 3. Egg development assays carried out 20 days after infection showed an average LD50 of 0.46 mg ml-1 thiabendazole for the resistant strain. After treatment (day 27) the LD50 was 0.53, 0.48, 0.58, 0.56 and 0.47 in lambs in the groups 3-7. It is concluded that netobimin and other (pro)-benzimidazoles should not be used in cases of benzimidazole resistance and that levamisole, pyrantel tartrate or ivermectin are preferable.

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Studies coordinated by the World Health Organization were conducted in seven clinical centres on the chemotherapy of human echinococcosis with mebendazole, albendazole, and flubendazole. The first phase of these ended with the following conclusions.Treatment of 85 patients with mebendazole for cystic (Echinococcus granulosus) echinococcosis was successful in 8 patients and partially successful in 4 others. Flubendazole was effective in only one case of lung echinococcosis. Albendazole was successful in 5 of 30 patients treated and partially successful in 4 others. Further studies on new drugs or new formulations of existing benzimidazoles and on better forms of their application are needed. In the mean time, chemotherapy of human cystic echinococcosis should be restricted to inoperable cases.In 54 patients with E. multilocularis echinococcosis, it was confirmed that mebendazole therapy may arrest the development of the lesions. This treatment is therefore indicated in most cases of alveolar echinococcosis with or without surgery. However, further studies are needed to clarify the optimal regimen for mebendazole treatment and to explore the effectiveness of albendazole therapy.

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Glutathione transferases (GSTs) represent a large family of enzymes. In the high throughput sequencing of the cDNA library constructed from the adult stage of Clonorchis sinensis (Cs), we isolate another cDNA clone encoding a novel cytosolic GST enzyme. To discriminate with our former reported CsGST, we designated this GST as CsGST1. This new cDNA contains 744 bp with a putative open reading frame of 213 amino acids. The deduced amino acid sequence exhibits 88% identity to Opisthorchis viverrini 28GST (Ov28GST), 60 and 52% identity to C. sinensis cytosolic 28-kDa GST (Cs28GST) and CsGST, respectively. The CsGST1 was expressed in Escherichia coli BL21(DE3) as a His-tag fusion protein and was purified by Ni-NTA agarose. The recombinant CsGST1 showed moderate GST activity of 0.79 U mg(-1). The average K (m) of the CsGST1 for 1-chloro-2, 4-dinitrobenzene is 150 microM. Cibacron blue F3GA and albendazole inhibited the CsGST1 activity with average IC(50) values of 9.1 and 265.4 muM, respectively. The nucleotide sequence reported in this paper was submitted to the GenBank Database with accession number DQ342327.

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Among children, infections with soil-transmitted helminths (STH) can cause anemia, impaired growth, and absence from school. Sustainable control of STH infection requires that appropriate latrines be integrated with health-promotion education. We report a pilot study of the effects of a combined latrine-education intervention in Central Java, Indonesia. The participants were 99 children (3-13 years old) in two villages (intervention and control) south of Semarang city. Stool samples were collected from the children and were examined for the presence of helminth eggs. After baseline data were collected, latrines were constructed and health education was given in the intervention village. Then, in both villages, all children who had STH infection at baseline were given 400 mg of albendazole. Eight months later, follow-up stool samples were collected and examined. In both villages, 20% of the children had STH infection at baseline. At follow-up, the incidence of STH infection was much lower in the intervention village than in the control village (4.0% vs. 20.4%; p<0.02). The results of this small pilot study give some confidence that a scaled-up study involving many more children and cluster-randomization of the intervention will be feasible and could provide more conclusive evidence of the intervention's effectiveness.

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Iron deficiency, anemia and hookworm disease are important public health problems for women of reproductive age living in developing countries and affect the health of newborns and infants. Iron supplementation and deworming treatment are effective in addressing these problems in both pregnant and non-pregnant women. Daily iron supplementation and deworming after the first trimester is recommended for pregnant women although these programs usually do not operate efficiently or effectively. Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation and regular deworming for non-pregnant women may be a viable approach for improving iron status and preventing anemia during the reproductive years. Addressing these diseases at a population level before women become pregnant could significantly improve women's health before and during pregnancy, as well as their infants' growth and development.

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Percutaneous drainage combined with albendazole therapy is an effective and safe method for managing hydatid cysts of the liver that requires a short hospital stay. Disappearance of the cysts depends on cyst size. Multivesicular cysts have a more complicated course, a slower disappearance, and a higher incidence of positive echinococcal-antibody titers. Abscess formed after the procedure can be treated successfully by percutaneous drainage.

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Mean values for the children at day 0 were as follows: hemoglobin 10.3 +/- 1.6 g/dL, retinol 19.1 +/- 6.0 microg/dL, C reactive protein 75 +/- 63 mg/L and ferritin 213 +/- 203 microg/L. On day 30 after treatment, hemoglobin and plasma retinol concentrations increased in 1.4 +/- 1.4 g/dL and 11.5 +/- 8.1 microg/dL, whereas the C reactive protein and ferritin concentrations decreased to 66 +/- 60 mg/L, and 184 +/- 203 microg/L, respectively. No statistically significant differences appeared among the groups. On day 8, significant differences between the groups were observed in hemoglobin concentrations Group MAP was higher when compared to other groups.

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We studied 54 patients younger than 17 years of age with neurocysticercosis to determine the clinical manifestations, neuroimaging findings, and prognostic factors of this condition.

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Drenching strategies for lambs designed to slow the development of anthelmintic resistance, by increasing the pool of susceptible worms available to dilute resistant survivors after treatment, resulted in increased numbers of H. contortus and T. colubriformis but not other species of parasite on pasture. The increased parasite challenge to lambs in the autumn was associated with small production losses, which may be acceptable to farmers wishing to implement such strategies. It is clear that further work is required on the interaction between management practices and the population dynamics of parasites, especially with regard to creating pools of susceptible genotypes to slow the development of drench resistance.

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Cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus is a disease that affects both humans and animals. In humans the disease is treated by surgery with a supplementary option of chemotherapy with a benzimidazole compound. During the present study heat-shock protein 60 (HSP 60) was identified as one of the most frequently expressed biomolecules by E. granulosus after albendazole treatment. Data were correlated with 14-3-3 protein signature, and overexpression of this molecule after albendazole induction was an indicator of cell survival and signal transduction during in vitro maintenance of E. granulosus for up to 72 h. This observation was further correlated with a uniform expression pattern of a housekeeping gene (actin II). Out of three β-tubulin gene isoforms of E. granulosus, β-tubulin gene isoform 2 showed a conserved point mutation indicative of benzimidazole resistance.

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Three experiments defined the resistance profile of a population of Haemonchus contortus, which was shown to express multiple resistances to the benzimidazole, levamisole, macrocyclic lactone and salicylanilide anthelmintic classes when given as a registered combination. Study 1 was a faecal egg count reduction (FECR) test and the efficacies for the anthelmintics were monepantel, 100%; abamectin+levamisole+oxfendazole, 40.0%; and abamectin+levamisole+oxfendazole+naphthalophos, 100%. No larvae were recovered from the post-treatment cultures for monepantel or the 4-way treatment, and for the 3-way treatment the culture was 100% Haemonchus spp. Efficacies in Study 2 were calculated from mean post-mortem nematode burdens of H. contortus and were levamisole+oxfendazole, 3.1%; abamectin+levamisole+oxfendazole, 5.0%; ivermectin, 0.4%; moxidectin, 28.4% and closantel, 70.2%. Study 3 was also a FECR test that resulted in efficacies of 100% for monepantel and 83.0% for a formulated 4-way combination of abamectin+levamisole+albendazole+closantel. Larvae recovered from the post-treatment culture for the combination-treated sheep were all Haemonchus spp. Multi-resistant parasites such as examined in these studies are a continuing challenge to be managed by farmers and their advisors. Control programs must be planned and well-managed, and should include on-farm testing for anthelmintic resistance, monitoring of nematode burdens (by FEC and larval culture) to determine appropriate treatment times and the management of pastures to reduce the overall parasite challenge. This should be in balance with the generation, use and maintenance of drug-susceptible nematode populations in refugia.

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Cystic Echinococcosis is a disease of the middle aged. Ultrasonogram combined with a serological assay is the best diagnostic tool available for abdominal echinococcosis allowing diagnosis and staging, while chest X ray is the best screen for the pulmonary disease. The recommended treatment is endocystectomy with antihelmenthic therapy. But the problem of early detection of echinococcosis in endemic areas needs attention by workers as this approach can potentially prevent the devastating complications due to this disease.

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Intestinal parasitic nematode diseases are one of the great diseases of our time. Intestinal roundworm parasites, including hookworms, whipworms, and Ascaris, infect well over 1 billion people and cause significant morbidity, especially in children and pregnant women. To buy albenza date, there is only one drug, albendazole, with adequate efficacy against these parasites to be used in mass drug administration, although tribendimidine may emerge as a second. Given the hundreds of millions of people to be treated, the threat of parasite resistance, and the inadequacy of current treatments, new anthelmintics are urgently needed. Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crystal (Cry) proteins are the most common used biologically produced insecticides in the world and are considered non-toxic to vertebrates.

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The efficacies and side effects of single dose treatments with 500 mg mebendazole (Janssen Pharmaceutica) and 400 mg albendazole (SmithKline Beecham) against intestinal nematodes were compared in a single-blind, randomized controlled trial among 2294 children aged 6 to 12 years on Pemba Island, Zanzibar, among whom infections with Ascaris, hookworms and Trichuris were highly prevalent. Both drugs were highly effective against Ascaris, with cure rates of over 97%. The cure rates for Trichuris were low, but mebendazole was significantly better than albendazole and produced a greater reduction in the geometric mean egg count. Mebendazole was inferior to buy albenza albendazole in curing hookworm infections and in reducing the geometric mean egg count. There was no difference in the frequency of side effects reported by heavily infected children treated with either drug. In a trial on 402 children, 500 mg mebendazole (Janssen) was compared with a generic version of the drug, 500 mg mebendazole (Pharmamed). No difference was apparent in the efficacies of the 2 treatments against any of the 3 parasites studied.

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This study was undertaken to measure the impact of periodic deworming with albendazole on growth status and incidence of diarrhoea in children aged 2-5 years in an urban setting in India and to assess the feasibility of local health workers implementing the procedures involved. This was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, community-based intervention trial with 702 children randomly allocated to receive either albendazole or placebo. The two study groups received two doses of albendazole (400 mg) or placebo six months apart. Mean weight increased significantly in the albendazole group compared to the control group at three months, six months and nine months following treatment (P<0.01, P<0.01 and P<0.001 respectively). The albendazole group also experienced fewer episodes of diarrhoea than their control counterparts (relative risk 1.3, 95% CI 1.07-1.53) with a 28% reduction. The health workers buy albenza administered the correct dosage satisfactorily and there were no adverse effects. Thus, periodic mass deworming with albendazole would seem to be a safe and effective method that could be adopted at the community level or as an integral part of school health services and could be expected to improve growth and reduce the incidence of diarrhoea in children.

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The number of children who showed reduced T. trichiura ova counts after the treatments, and reductions in ova counts, both expressed as percentages. Statistical analysis using the Wilcoxon 2-sample buy albenza test and the chi-square test.

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A 26-year-old woman in the buy albenza 28th week of pregnancy presented with a primary cerebral hydatid cyst manifesting as deteriorating consciousness and weakness in the left arm and leg. Cranial computed tomography revealed an intracranial hydatid cyst. The cyst was surgically removed and albendazole was administered. The patient had a spontaneous vaginal term delivery and no problem was observed in the mother or child. No primary focus was found in the lungs, liver, and other organs. Hydatid cyst is still an important disease. Intracranial hydatid cyst without primary foci in organs such as the liver and lungs is very rare. Primary cerebral hydatid cyst during pregnancy can be successfully treated by surgical and medical intervention.

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The patient (male; age = 69) was referred to the Department of 1st Surgery upon suspicion buy albenza of obstructive jaundice. He was admitted to the Department of Internal Medicine with back pain, loss of appetite, and jaundice and some laboratory tests were performed. He has no history of alcohol use. During his physical examination, pain was noted in the upper right quadrant and the gall bladder was palpable and hydropic. A 22 mm. cystic structure with smooth contours was detected in the abdominal CT scan. An exploratory laparatomy was planned. During the perioperative cyst aspiration, the laminar membrane of hydatic cyst led to the probable diagnosis of hydatic cyst. Cholecystectomy, choledochoduodenostomy, partial cystectomy and capitonnage was performed. The patient was started on 800 mg/day albendazole during postoperative period and then was discharged.

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The effect of dialysable leucocyte extract (transfer factor TF) on immune response of mice infected with Echinococcus multilocularis and treated with albendazole (ABZ) was observed. TF administration increased the parasite-suppressed proliferative response of T and B lymphocytes of infected mice from weeks 8 to 12 or 14 post infection (p.i.), respectively, with the most stimulative effect after TF+ABZ therapy. The CD4 T cell presence in the spleen of infected mice with TF or TF+ABZ therapy was increased from weeks 6 to 12 or 14 p.i., respectively. The production of IFN-gamma (Th1 cytokine) after TF or TF+ABZ therapy was significantly higher from weeks 6 to 12 p.i., and during this time, the significantly inhibited IL-5 buy albenza synthesis (Th2 cytokine) was detected, particularly after TF+ABZ therapy. The superoxide anion (O2-) production in peritoneal macrophages of infected mice treated with TF or TF+ABZ was stimulated from weeks 8 to 18 p.i. The immunomodulative effect of TF reduced the growth of larval cysts till week 14 p.i. with a comparable intensity to the anthelmintic drug ABZ. Combined therapy TF+ABZ resulted in the greatest parasite restriction and reduced the cyst development till the end of the experiment.

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Albendazole (ABZ) buy albenza is a broad spectrum anthelmintic benzimidazole with very low bioavailability, and its activity is due to its main metabolite, Albendazole sulphoxide (ABZS). This work demonstrates the improvement of bioavailability when the ABZS is directly administered, compared with the ABZ administration, both orally given. This observation may be used as an interesting target in the design of new drugs with antihelmintic activity in systemic diseases, using ABZS as a parent drug.

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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled buy albenza trial was conducted on 250 Aboriginal schoolchildren in Malaysia to investigate the effects of a single high-dose of vitamin A supplementation (200,000 IU) on STH reinfection. The effect of the supplement was assessed at 3 and 6 months after receiving interventions; after a complete 3-day deworming course of 400 mg/daily of albendazole tablets.

albenza pediatric dosing 2015-03-24

High perinatal mortality, low milk yields and occasional ewe deaths were investigated in a Dorper sheep flock in Southern Germany. Parasitic gastroenteritis due to Trichostrongylus spp buy albenza . associated with severe weight loss despite regular anthelmintic treatments of the flock was identified as the underlying cause. A faecal egg count reduction (FECR) test revealed zero reduction after treatment with ivermectin or albendazole, respectively, and a FECR of 57.9% following treatment with levamisole. These results indicate a lack of, or considerably reduced efficacy of substances from all three classical groups of anthelmintics and demonstrate that triple anthelmintic resistance is also present in Germany. The introduction of resistant worm populations with imported livestock, excessive use of anthelmintic drugs and under-dosing of goats have possibly led to the problem in the flock described. Veterinary advice on anthelmintic treatments and responsible parasite control programmes are therefore crucial in small ruminant flocks.

albenza tablets 2015-02-01

Neurocysticercosis (NC) is the most common parasitic infection of the Central Nervous System (CNS) worldwide. Approximately 50% of patients with NC present cysticerci-meningitis; in spite of this, there is scanty information about this entity. This kind of presentation may lead to extremely serious disease and it often runs a chronic course. There is controversy about management, and some authors point out that use of steroids affords buy albenza no benefits to the patient. We present 5 cases of cysticerci-meningitis with a follow-up of an average of 18 months, and we make important clinical considerations, underscoring the usefulness of steroids in the treatment of this serious condition.

albenza syrup 2016-09-27

Lymphatic filariasis is increasingly viewed as the result of an infection that is often acquired in childhood. The lymphatic pathology that occurs in the disease is generally believed to be irreversible. In a recent study in India, Doppler ultrasonography and lymphoscintigraphy were used to explore subclinical pathology in 100 children from an area endemic for Brugia malayi infection. All the children investigated showed some evidence of current or previous filarial infection. Some were microfilaraemic but asymptomatic, some were amicrofilaraemic but had filarial disease or a past history of buy albenza microfilaraemia and/or filarial disease, and the rest, though amicrofilaraemic, asymptomatic and without any history of microfilaraemia or filarial disease, were seropositive for antifilarial IgG(4) antibodies. All the children were treated every 6 months, with a single combined dose of diethylcarbamazine (6 mg/kg) and albendazole (400 mg), and followed up for 24 months. By the end of this period all but one of the children were amicrofilaraemic and the 'filarial dance sign' could not be detected in any of the 14 children who had initially been found positive for this sign. Although lymphoscintigraphy revealed lymph-node and lymph-vessel damage in 82% of the children at enrolment, in about 67% of the children this pathology was markedly reduced by the 24-month follow-up. These results indicate that the drug regimens used in the mass drug administrations run by the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis are capable of reversing subclinical lymphatic damage and can provide benefits other than interruption of transmission in endemic areas. The implications of these findings are presented and discussed.

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The lesions resolved completely or partially in more children in the treated group compared with the control group (79% versus 57 buy albenza %; P=.02). The proportion of children who had seizures was significantly lower in the treated group compared with the control group at 3 months (10% versus 32%; P=.006) and 6 months (13% versus 33%; P=.03).

albenza 800 mg 2015-12-16

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in children has been associated with retardation in growth and the cognitive development. In the ongoing study on the effects of IDA in school going children, the effects on anthropometric parameters such as height (Ht), Weight (Wt), head circumference (HC), body mass index (BMI) and the mid arm circumference (MAC) were studied along with the hematological parameters such as hemoglobin (Hb), hematocrit (Hct), MCV, MCH, serum iron (SI), total iron binding capacity (TIBC) and % saturation. The pre-supplementation values of all these parameters were taken in anemic and control groups of girls and boys. After deworming all the children with albendazole (400 mg), the anemic group was put on iron supplementation (Ferrous iron 3-4 mg/kg body weight/day) along with vitamin C (100 mg OD) and the control children were given vitamin C (100 mg OD), for 90 days. Pre-supplementation values of buy albenza IDA children were significantly lower for MAC and HC in girls and for Ht and MAC in boys, when compared to the control group. After the therapy both the groups of girls showed improvement in the hematological parameters though it was greater in the anemic girls. Ht and Wt of both groups also improved significantly but the anemic girls showed increase in BMI also. Both the control and anemic boys showed gain in weight. Post therapy, improvement in hematological parameters for both the anemic girls and boys were greater than their respective control groups. The MAC value for anemic girls were in the control range but those of anemic boys remained lesser than the control boys. So, it can be concluded from the present study that the IDA children lagged behind the control children in terms of anthropometric parameters and they benefited relatively more in terms of anthropometric improvement and hematological improvement after iron supplementation.

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Twenty-six Hereford or Angus bulls of breeding age were used to determine whether the anthelmintic albendazole influenced weights of reproductive organs, spermatozoal production, spermatozoal output, quality of freshly ejaculated or frozen semen, serum testosterone values, or libido. Values for most of these measurements in 12 bulls treated with a single oral dose (22.5 mg of albendazole/kg of body weight) were not different from those for 14 nontreated controls, and the few Detrol In Generic differences that were observed appeared to be spurious and generally were not significant (P less than 0.05) when data were adjusted for pretreatment differences among treated and control bulls. The treatment did not alter reproductive function of the bulls.

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Strongyloides hyperinfection syndrome may be complicated by paralytic ileus that interferes with the absorption of oral anti-helminthics. We report on the administration of ivermectin as a rectal enema preparation to a renal transplant recipient with Strongyloides hyperinfection syndrome and progressive ileus. Attempts at treatment using nasogastric albendazole and ivermectin were unsuccessful despite clamping the nasogastric tube after drug administration. Ivermectin tablets were ground to a powder, resuspended in a commercially available suspending agent, and administered per rectum. The suspending agent was chosen for its near-physiologic osmolality to allow longer retention, in contrast to many enema preparations that have a laxative effect. The patient improved markedly within 72 hours of initiation of the therapy Trileptal Overdose Treatment per rectum and recovered fully. Ivermectin administered as an enema may be beneficial in patients with severe strongyloidiasis who are unable to absorb or tolerate oral therapy.

albenza oral dosage 2016-08-06

A 7-year-old Hispanic boy presented to the clinic with complaints of reduced visual acuity in the left eye. After a careful evaluation of his ocular health, he had ocular toxocariasis diagnosed and confirmed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay testing. Treatment with the anthelmintic, albendazole, and oral steroids was initiated. There was initial improvement of the vitritis with significant vitreous debris. However, 2 years later, reactivation occurred, and a vitrectomy was required. This case report reviews the management of a patient with Buspar Medication active ocular toxocariasis, including clinical findings and treatment options.

albenza pediatric dosage 2017-03-05

To investigate the incidence and epidemiologic factors involved in the development of microsporidial keratitis. The association of host immune status and clinical pattern, clinical Zocor Drug Classification features, and the role of fluoroquinolone monotherapy in treatment are also examined.

albenza review 2016-02-04

The effect of albendazole (ABZ)-capsule (CRC) administration on parasite establishment and immunity to ABZ-resistant (RES) and -susceptible (SUS) T. colubriformis was measured in Romney lambs. During 12 weeks of twice-weekly dosing with 3000 parasite larvae (L3), eggs were observed in faeces from CRC-treated and untreated lambs given RES L3, but not CRC-treated lambs given SUS L3. Following the period of trickle challenge all lambs were drenched and, 1 week later, dosed with 20000 SUS L3. Resulting worm burdens were higher in control lambs than in those previously treated with CRCs and challenged with SUS, which in turn were higher than those in the CRC-treated or -untreated lambs previously challenged with RES L3. During the period of trickle challenge, the number of peripheral eosinophils Flomax 8 Mg and titres of anti-L3 and anti-adult antibody were raised only in those groups given RES L3. There was no effect of CRC administration. Following drench and challenge, antibody titres and eosinophil numbers increased in the control animals but not in those groups which had received previous trickle infection. The results demonstrate that the larval challenge alone resulted in incomplete though substantial protection against subsequent parasite challenge. The use of CRCs may potentially impact on subsequent animal performance and selection for anthelmintic resistance through a reduced level of immunity.

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Hydatid Cyst is a zoonotic infection most commonly caused by larvae of the Echinococcus granulosus. Humans are Stromectol Purchase an accidental intermediate host following ingestion of the larvae.

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Albendazole, a new broad spectrum benzimidazole anthelmintic, has been administered in 10 male volunteers. Administration was randomized using 100 mg tablets, 200 mg tablets and a 2% suspension. Blood samples were obtained 0.5; 1; 1.5; 2; 2.5; 3; 3.5; 4; 5; 6; 8; 12; 24; 72 h after treatment. Albendazole sulfoxide, one of the mains albendazole blood metabolites, was assayed by HPLC and the blood half life was calculated as 8 1/2 h. The three different pharmaceutical formulations were considered bioequivalent. Urines were collected, and using T. L. C. Technics, main metabolites were identified and characterized. Hydrolysis of the carbamate function and oxidation of the sulfur atom, the alkyle chain Glucotrol 10mg Tab and the aromatic ring were the main biotransformations observed.

albenza dosage form 2015-09-03

The ultrasonography permits the study of the natural history of cystic echinococcosis (CE) and evaluation of stages of the parasitic pathology. The evolution of abdominal CE was studied in 54 patients suffering from 97 abdominal cysts treated with albendazole, in 20 patients suffering from 20 hepatic cysts treated with echoguided percutaneous Buy Accutane ethanol injection and in 39 patients suffering from 42 abdominal cysts, but left untreated. A new sonographic classification is suggested. Type I: Simple CE; (a) overall echofree; (b) with fine echos. Type II: Multiple CE; (a) multiple contiguous; (b) multiseptated with rosette, honeycomb and wheel-like pattern. Type III: With detachment of endocyst CE; (a) with double layer image; (b) with water-lily sign. Type IV: Mixed type CE; with fluid and solid aspect. Type V: Heterogeneous CE; (a) with ball of wool pattern; (b) with hypoechogenic image. Type VI: Hyperechoic CE; (a) with snow-storm pattern; (b) with dyshomogeneous aspect. Type VII: Calcified CE; (a) with advanced calcification of the layer only; (b) with calcification of overall cyst. This classification appears more appropriate to the natural history of CE and permits a better differential diagnosis and more suitable treatment.

albenza drug class 2017-08-28

Hydatidosis is still an important health problem in the region. Further practices for improving treatment especially surgical intervention and for epidemiological investigation are needed Voltaren Medication .

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Recent reports have described the successful treatment of Encephalitozoon intestinalis infection in AIDS patients with albendazole. However, this compound is rapidly metabolized in vivo to albendazole sulfoxide, and furthermore it is only 1 of about 15 commercially developed benzimidazole derivatives. To compare the activities of albendazole, albendazole sulfoxide, and other benzimidazoles, an in vitro system involving infection of green monkey kidney cell (E6) monolayers with E. intestinalis spores was developed. After 14 days, the effects of benzimidazoles on spore production were determined. Ten of fourteen derivatives tested, including albendazole, were inhibitory at concentrations of 1 to 10 ng/ml. Derivatives modified at the 1 or 2 position were less active. Albendazole sulfoxide was 1.7-fold more inhibitory than albendazole but significantly less toxic to E6 cells, a finding that explains the clinical efficacy of this compound. Potential alternatives to albendazole are discussed. No albendazole-resistant E. intestinalis mutants were obtained following in vitro selection.

albenza dose pediatrics 2017-06-02

The 'Informal Consultation on the Use of Praziquantel during Pregnancy/Lactation, and Albendazole/Mebendazole in Children under 24 Months' was held 8-9 April 2002, in Geneva, Switzerland.

albenza drug information 2015-05-11

Filariasis caused by Brugia timori and Wuchereria bancrofti is an important public health problem on Alor island, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. To implement a control programme, adverse reactions and short-term effects on the microfilaria (mf) density were studied following a divided dose of diethylcarbamazine (DEC, 6 mg/kg body weight - 100 mg on day 1 and the rest on day 3) or a single dose of DEC (6 mg/kg body weight on day 3) and albendazole (Alb, 400 mg). In order to define the most appropriate regimen, 30 persons infected with B. timori were treated in the hospital and results were compared with those obtained from the treatment of 27 persons infected with W. bancrofti. Adverse reactions consisted of systemic reactions such as fever, headache, myalgia, itching and local reactions such as adenolymphangitis. Fever experienced by a number of patients in both treatment groups generally occurred 12-24 h after drug administration and lasted up to 2 days. Adenolymphangitis tended to occur later and was resolved within 4 days. The number of W. bancrofti patients suffering from adverse reactions was lower and the reactions were milder than those of the B. timori patients. There was no difference in adverse reactions between DEC alone and DEC-Alb treatment for either infection. The geometric mean mf count decreased on day 7 in the B. timori infected patients from 234 mf/ml in the DEC group and from 257 mf/ml in the DEC-Alb group to 7 and 8 mf/ml, respectively. The mf densities of the W. bancrofti infected patients decreased on day 7 from 214 mf/ml in the DEC group and from 559 mf/ml in the DEC-Alb group to 15 and 14 mf/ml, respectively. Our data indicate that the microfilaricidal effect of the drugs is achieved more rapidly for B. timori, which is associated with more adverse reactions than W. bancrofti. In addition, 111 B. timori infected persons were treated in the community with DEC-Alb in one selected village. The adverse reactions and the reduction of mf density was similar to the findings of the hospital-based study. In this group, there was a strong correlation of mf density with the frequency and severity of adverse reactions. The addition of Alb resulted in no additional adverse reactions compared with DEC treatment alone and can also be used for the treatment of B. timori infection. In Indonesia, where the prevalence of intestinal helminths is high, the use of a combination of DEC and Alb to control lymphatic filariasis may also have impact on the control of intestinal helminths.