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Progress Achieved in the Chemotherapy of Soil-Transmitted Helminths

  • F. Arfaa
  • I. Farahmandian
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 6)

Abstract

Human infection with various helminth parasites still remains as one of the most important public health problems in many developing countries. Among various types of helminthiasis, soil-transmitted helminths (geohelminths), because of their wide distribution and high prevalence among a large proportion of the world’s population and their damaging effects, constitute one of the most important infections and diseases.

Keywords

High Cure Rate Important Public Health Problem Ascaris Lumbricoides Intestinal Helminth Hookworm Infection 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Arfaa
    • 1
  • I. Farahmandian
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health ResearchUniversity of TeheranIran

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