The effect of albendazole toward anemia in children with soil-transmitted helminths infection in a remote and endemic area
作者: Saleha SungkarFitry B.J. TambunanMeutia N. GozaliGladys KusumowidagdoSri Wahdini
作者单位: 1Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta
刊名: Medical Journal of Indonesia, 2018, Vol.27 (4), pp.293-8
来源数据库: Medical Journal of Indonesia
DOI: 10.13181/mji.v27i4.2857
原始语种摘要: Background: Soil-transmitted helminths (STH) infections lead to nutritional disorder and anemia among children. Albendazole 400 mg is used to control STH, although it has a low cure rate for Trichuris trichiura. The effectiveness of albendazole could be increased by giving a dose of 400 mg for 3 consecutive days. The aim of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of the triple-dose albendazole 400 mg course in decreasing STH and anemia prevalence.Methods: This study used an experimental comparative design conducted in July 2016 and January 2017 in Perobatang Village, Southwest Sumba, Indonesia. Children aged 1–15 years were asked to collect fecal samples to be examined using a Kato-Katz method. Hemoglobin level (Hb) was tested using a rapid test diagnostic strip. STH positive...
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  • albendazole 阿苯达唑
  • anemia 贫血
  • infection 感染
  • hookworm 钩虫
  • prevalence 传播
  • children 子女
  • endemic 地方病
  • effect 效应
  • disorder 无序
  • pretest 预检