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The PacELF programme: will mass drug administration be enough?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11854087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Pacific Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis is a regional, mass drug administration-based campaign in 22 countries and territories with the aim of eliminating filariasis transmission and alleviating the suffering caused by Wuchereria bancrofti. The challenges to filariasis elimination campaigns based on mass drug-administration alone are reviewed in this article. These challenges together with the previous successes of mosquito control campaigns in eliminating filariasis from regions in the Pacific argue for inclusion of entomology components in the control of filariasis and the monitoring of filariasis elimination programs.
Authors:
Tom Burkot; Kazuyo Ichimori
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trends in parasitology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1471-4922     ISO Abbreviation:  Trends Parasitol.     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-02-20     Completed Date:  2002-07-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100966034     Medline TA:  Trends Parasitol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  109-15     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
tomburkot@attbi.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Drug Administration Schedule
Environmental Monitoring
Filariasis / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Filaricides / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Humans
Mosquito Control / methods*
Seasons
Treatment Outcome
World Health
Wuchereria bancrofti*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Filaricides

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