Efficiency of Levamisole “Ketrax” on Some Nematode Infections in Assiut Province

  • A. M. Mandour
  • Laila A. M. Omran
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 6)


Intestinal helminthes have been known to constitute a major public health problem in some localities in Egypt. Among those helminthes are Ascaris, Ancylostoma, Enterobius and to a lesser degree Trichuris and Strogyloides. In our country Ascaris and and Enterobius are treated with piperazine compounds; Ancylostoma is treated with Bephenium hydroxynaphthoate “Aleopar”; Trichuris is treated with Dithiazanine iodide “Telmid” and Strongyloides is treated with “Telmid”.


Dose Treatment Nematode Infection Ascaris Lumbricoides Heavy Infection Buccal Capsule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Mandour
    • 1
  • Laila A. M. Omran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Parasitology, Faculty of MedicineAssiut UniversityEgypt

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