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Chemotherapy for infection with worms and flukes


PART I - WORMS (Part II on flukes will appear in the next issue) Parastic infections are a problem in temperate climates as well as in the tropics. Increasing travel and the establishment of immigrant communities in Britain mean that doctors in this country should be able to diagnose and treat such infections. The following table outlines present therapy and the dose schedules for each infection once the diagnosis has been firmly established. This article brings up to date our previous articles on this subject.1

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