Geographically Targeted Interventions versus Mass Drug Administration to Control Taenia solium Cysticercosis, Peru
Seth E. O’Neal
, Ian W. Pray, Percy Vilchez, Ricardo Gamboa, Claudio Muro, Luz Maria Moyano, Viterbo Ayvar, Cesar M. Gavidia, Robert H. Gilman, Armando E. Gonzalez, Hector H. Garcia, and for the Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru
Author affiliations: Oregon Health & Science University–Portland State University School of Public Health, Portland, Oregon, USA (S.E. O’Neal, I.W. Pray); Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru (S.E. O’Neal, P. Vilchez, R. Gamboa, C. Muro, L.M. Moyano, H.H. Garcia); Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima (V. Ayvar, C.M. Gavidia, A.E. Gonzalez); Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (R.H. Gilman)
Figure 3. Timeline showing interventions in humans and pigs during a study of Taenia solium tapeworms, Peru. NSMm, presumptive treatment with niclosamide for humans; NA, not applicable; NSMr, presumptive treatment with niclosamide for humans only in rings; OXFm, presumptive treatment with oxfendazole for pigs; OXFr, presumptive treatment with oxfendazole for pigs only in rings; SCRr/NSMr, stool screening and treatment with niclosamide for humans with diagnosed taeniasis only in rings.
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