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Efficacy and Safety of Nitazoxanide, Albendazole, and Nitazoxanide-Albendazole against Trichuris trichiura Infection: A Randomized Controlled Trial

  • Benjamin Speich,

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Shaali M. Ame,

    Affiliation: Public Health Laboratory (Pemba) - Ivo de Carneri, Chake Chake, Tanzania

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  • Said M. Ali,

    Affiliation: Public Health Laboratory (Pemba) - Ivo de Carneri, Chake Chake, Tanzania

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  • Rainer Alles,

    Affiliation: Division of Pharmaceutical Technology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Jan Hattendorf,

    Affiliations: University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Jürg Utzinger,

    Affiliations: University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Marco Albonico,

    Affiliation: Ivo de Carneri Foundation, Milano, Italy

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  • Jennifer Keiser mail

    jennifer.keiser@unibas.ch

    Affiliations: Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Published: June 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001685

About the Authors

Benjamin Speich, Jennifer Keiser
Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Benjamin Speich, Jan Hattendorf, Jürg Utzinger, Jennifer Keiser
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Shaali M. Ame, Said M. Ali
Public Health Laboratory (Pemba) - Ivo de Carneri, Chake Chake, Tanzania
Rainer Alles
Division of Pharmaceutical Technology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Jan Hattendorf, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Marco Albonico
Ivo de Carneri Foundation, Milano, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: jennifer.keiser@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JK MA JU JH BS S. Ame. Performed the experiments: BS S. Ame JK S. Ali MA. Analyzed the data: BS JH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RA. Wrote the paper: BS JK JU JH MA S. Ame S. Ali RA.