Tag: ivermectin

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...
  1. Mass administration of ivermectin decreased the prevalence of scabies and impetigo in Fiji over the course of a year. 2. Mild adverse events were more frequent in the ivermectin group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Scabies, the skin condition caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, is a public health...