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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 5

Egg reduction rate of mebendazole and praziquantel among helminth children of Andasa primary school in Bahir Dar Zuria district, northwest Ethiopia, 2018.

Helminth sppNCCSERR of single-dose MEBERR of single-dose PZQ
Initial doseRedosingInitial doseRedosing

A. lumbricoides8565 (76.4)85 (100)NANA
Hookworm spp.14577 (53.1)143 (98.6)NANA
S. mansoni59NANA56 (94.9)59 (100)

ERR = egg reduction rate; NA = not applicable; NCCS = number of children who completed the study; MEB = mebendazole; PZQ = praziquantel.

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