Therapeutic and prophylactic drug interventions for Schistosomiasis japonicum

  1. To assess the effects of different dosing regimens of praziquantel in terms of clinical cure, parasitological cure, and parasite egg reduction.
  2. To assess the effects of artemisinin derivatives compared to praziquantel alone or in combination, in terms of clinical cure, parasitological cure, and parasite egg reduction.
  3. To assess the effects of praziquantel and artemisinin derivatives, alone or in combination, in preventing S. japonicum infections among at risk population groups.

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