Soil-transmitted helminth reinfection after drug treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis Full Text
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 05/10/2012
Jia TW et al. – STH reinfections occur rapidly after treatment, particularly for A. lumbricoides and T. trichiura. Hence, there is a need for frequent anthelmintic drug administrations to maximize the benefit of preventive chemotherapy. Integrated control approaches emphasizing health education and environmental sanitation are needed to interrupt transmission of STH.