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Volume 6, Number 6—December 2000

Perspective

Evidence Against Rapid Emergence of Praziquantel Resistance in Schistosoma haematobium, Kenya

Charles H. King*, Eric M. Muchiri†, and John H. Ouma†
Author affiliations: *Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; †Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya

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Efficacy of praziquantel therapy for Schistosoma haematobium according to prior treatment status. Solid bars indicate yearly cure rates for patients receiving their first praziquantel treatment. Hatched bars indicate cure rates for children with a history of prior praziquantel treatment. No significant differences in efficacy were noted in any of the years studied (1985-1991).

Figure 2. Efficacy of praziquantel therapy for Schistosoma haematobium according to prior treatment status. Solid bars indicate yearly cure rates for patients receiving their first praziquantel treatment. Hatched bars indicate cure rates for children with a history of prior praziquantel treatment. No significant differences in efficacy were noted in any of the years studied (1985-1991).

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