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Research Article

Effects of Deworming on Malnourished Preschool Children in India: An Open-Labelled, Cluster-Randomized Trial

  • Shally Awasthi mail,

    sawasthi@sancharnet.in

    Affiliation: Department of Paediatrics, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

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  • Richard Peto,

    Affiliation: Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Vinod K. Pande,

    Affiliation: Department of Paediatrics, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

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  • Robert H. Fletcher,

    Affiliation: Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Simon Read,

    Affiliation: Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Donald A. P. Bundy

    Affiliation: Human Development Division, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: April 16, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000223

About the Authors

Shally Awasthi, Vinod K. Pande
Department of Paediatrics, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India
Richard Peto, Simon Read
Clinical Trial Service Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Robert H. Fletcher
Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Donald A. P. Bundy
Human Development Division, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sawasthi@sancharnet.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SA RP VP RF DB. Performed the experiments: SA VP. Analyzed the data: SA RP SR DB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SA RP VP RF SR DB. Wrote the paper: SA RP VP RF SR DB.