Tag: helminths

1. The LoaScope, a mobile phone compatible device, accurately identified persons with high levels of circulating Loa loa (L. loa) microfilaremia who are at risk to suffer a serious adverse event from ivermectin therapy. 2. No hospitalizations or deaths secondary to ivermectin treatment were reported, and risk factors identified for...
Image: PD 1. A health education package halved the incidence of infection with soil-transmitted helminths and led to improvement in hygiene habits.  2. Knowledge of helminth infections significantly impacted its incidence.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: This study demonstrates that health education reduced the risk of infection with soil-transmitted helminths while...