Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 200

Table of Content: March 2017; 9(3)

March 2017

Success of lymphatic filariasis control in Benin: Effects of Ivermectin and Abendazole on microfilaraemia

Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a parasitic disease that is endemic throughout sub-Saharan Africa, infecting approximately 40 million people. The aim of this study was to determine effect of Ivermectine and Albendazole on microfilaraemia in 10 communes that have completed 5 rounds of MDA in Benin. The study was both retrospective and prospective. The retrospective part consisted of collecting the information in the...

Author(s): Aurore Ogouyèmi Hounto, Moudachirou Ibikounle, Yolande Sissinto Savi de Tove, Aboudou Dare, Wilfrid Batcho, Achille Kabore and Dorothée Kinde Gazard