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The impact of albendazole treatment on the incidence of viral- and bacterial-induced diarrhea in school children in southern Vietnam: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

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Anthelmintics are one of the more commonly available classes of drugs to treat infections by parasitic helminths (especially nematodes) in the human intestinal tract. As a result of their cost-effectiveness, mass school-based deworming programs are becoming routine practice in developing countries. However, experimental and clinical evidence suggests that anthelmintic treatments may increase susceptibility to other gastrointestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses, or protozoa. Hypothes...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13063-016-1406-1

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Trials Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Article number:
279
Publication date:
2016-06-06
Acceptance date:
2016-05-25
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ISSN:
1745-6215
Pmid:
27266697
Source identifiers:
628258
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English
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2017-09-11

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