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Profiling nonrecipients of mass drug administration for Schistosomiasis and Hookworm infections: A comprehensive analysis of Praziquantel and Albendazole coverage in community-directed treatment in Uganda

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Background. Repeated mass drug administration (MDA) with preventive chemotherapies is the mainstay of morbidity control for schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths, yet the World Health Organization recently reported that less than one-third of individuals who required preventive chemotherapies received treatment. Methods. Coverage of community-directed treatment with praziquantel (PZQ) and albendazole (ALB) was analyzed in 17 villages of Mayuge District, Uganda. National drug registe...

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10.1093/cid/civ829

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
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0000-0002-4653-0846
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0000-0001-9491-5268
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
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083931/Z/07/Z
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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Clinical Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
62
Issue:
2
Pages:
200-207
Place of publication:
United States
Publication date:
2015-09-25
Acceptance date:
2015-08-18
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
26409064
Language:
English
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1032025
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pubs:1032025
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2020-03-16

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