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Systematic review of studies generating individual participant data on the efficacy of drugs for treating soil-transmitted helminthiases and the case for data-sharing.

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Preventive chemotherapy and transmission control (PCT) by mass drug administration is the cornerstone of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s policy to control soil-transmitted helminthiases (STHs) caused by Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm), Trichuris trichiura (whipworm) and hookworm species (Necator americanus and Ancylostama duodenale) which affect over 1 billion people globally. Despite consensus that drug efficacies should be monitored for signs of decline that c...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006053

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Halder, JB More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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United Nations Development Programme More from this funder
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0006053
Publication date:
2017-10-05
Acceptance date:
2017-10-19
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EISSN:
1935-2735
Pubs id:
pubs:742522
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uri:2fb9548d-2cab-4378-b5f8-8b52f6ef2d31
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uuid:2fb9548d-2cab-4378-b5f8-8b52f6ef2d31
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pubs:742522
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