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Lymphatic Filariasis

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Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) in Haiti
  • Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Treatment Used: Co-Administered Diethylcarbamazine (DEC), Albendazole (ALB), and Ivermectin (IVM) as Mass Drug Administration (MDA)
  • Number of Patients: 2917
  • Published —
This study compared the safety and effectiveness of ivermectin (IVM), diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and albendazole (ALB) (IDA) versus diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and albendazole (ALB) in the treatment of lymphatic filariasis (parasitic disease; LF) in Haiti.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Tropical Diseases
  • Journal: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
  • Treatment Used: High-dose Ivermectin
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the safety high-dose ivermectin for the treatment of of tropical diseases such as scabies, soil-transmitted worms, and malaria.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Adults with Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Côte d'Ivoire
  • Journal: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
  • Treatment Used: Diethylcarbamazine, albendazole and ivermectin
  • Number of Patients: 56
  • Published —
The study researched the effects of diethylcarbamazine, albendazole and ivermectin for adults with Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Côte d'Ivoire.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Advanced Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) of Lower Extremity
  • Journal: Lymphatic research and biology
  • Treatment Used: Surgery Combining Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer (VLNT) and Excisional Procedures
  • Number of Patients: 17
  • Published —
This study assessed clinical effectiveness of a surgical technique combining vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) and serial excision for patients affected by advanced lymphatic filariasis (parasitic infection; LF).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Lymphatic filariasis
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Albendazole alone or in combination with microfilaricidal drugs
  • Number of Patients: 8713
  • Published —
This study assesses the effects of Albendazole alone, and the effects of adding Albendazole to Diethylcarbamazine (DEC) or Ivermectin, in people and communities with lymphatic filariasis.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Lymphatic filariasis
  • Journal: The New England journal of medicine
  • Treatment Used: Triple-drug treatment of ivermectin plus diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole versus two-drug regimen of diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole
  • Number of Patients: 182
  • Published —
This study compared a triple-regimen of ivermectin plus diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole versus two-drug regimen of diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole for lymphatic filariasis.