Reduced susceptibility to praziquantel among naturally occurring Kenyan isolates of Schistosoma mansoni.

TitleReduced susceptibility to praziquantel among naturally occurring Kenyan isolates of Schistosoma mansoni.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsMelman SD, Steinauer ML, Cunningham C, Kubatko LS, Mwangi IN, Wynn NB, Mutuku MW, Karanja DMS, Colley DG, Black CL, Secor WE, Mkoji GM, Loker ES
JournalPLoS neglected tropical diseases
Volume3
Issue8
Paginatione504
Date Published2009
ISSN1935-2735
Abstract

The near exclusive use of praziquantel (PZQ) for treatment of human schistosomiasis has raised concerns about the possible emergence of drug-resistant schistosomes.

Alternate JournalPLoS Negl Trop Dis