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- Chen, Jia-Xu, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Acta tropica 2015 v.141 pp. 271-280
- Ascaris lumbricoides; Strongyloides stercoralis; Taenia; Trichuris trichiura; albendazole; at-risk population; deworming; drug therapy; drugs; health education; helminthiasis; hookworms; hygiene; people; pollution; sanitation; villages; China
- ... The current global strategy for the control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis emphasises periodic administration of anthelminthic drugs to at-risk populations. However, this approach fails to address the root social and ecological causes of soil-transmitted helminthiasis. For sustainable control, it has been suggested that improvements in water, sanitation and hygiene behaviour are required. We de ...
- Chen, Jia-Xu, et al. Show all 16 Authors
- Acta tropica 2015 v.149 pp. 19-26
- Ascaris lumbricoides; Blastocystis hominis; Clonorchis sinensis; Entamoeba; HIV infections; Human immunodeficiency virus; Trichomonas; Trichuris trichiura; agricultural land; anemia; blood; body mass index; chickens; cross-sectional studies; ducks; feces; health education; helminthiasis; hookworms; humans; hygiene; malnutrition; mixed infection; patients; protozoal infections; questionnaires; regression analysis; risk factors; swine; tuberculosis; China
- ... Although co-infection of tuberculosis (TB) and intestinal parasites, including protozoa and helminths, in humans has been widely studied globally, very little of this phenomenon is known in China. Therefore, a cross-sectional study was conducted in a rural county of China to investigate such co-infections. Patients with pulmonary TB (PTB) undergoing anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosis (anti-MTB) treat ...