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Research Article

Efficacy of Mebendazole and Praziquantel against Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Schistosoma mansoni Infections among Schoolchildren in Northwest Ethiopia

Table 4

Cure rate of mebendazole and praziquantel among helminth-infected children of Andasa primary school in northwest Ethiopia, 2018.

Helminth sppNIC ()NCCS ()CR of MEB (500 mg)CR of PZQ (40 mg/kg)
Initial dose (, %)Redosing (, %)Initial dose (, %)Redosing (, %)

A. lumbricoides898551 (60)85 (100)NANA
Hookworms14814547 (32.4)132 (91.0)NANA
S. mansoni5959NANA54 (91.5)59 (100)

NA = not applicable; NIC = number of infected children; NCCS = number of children who completed the study; MEB = mebendazole; PZQ = praziquantel; CR = cure rate.

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