Trichlorophenol Piperazine Salt in the Treatment of Intestinal Helminthic Infections in Ethiopia

Edward D. Wagner Department of Microbiology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California

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Trichlorophenol piperazine salt was given orally in tablet form to 53 persons with a total of 85 worm infections. The numbers of cases found negative on follow-up after treatment were: 7 of 8 with hookworm, 20 of 23 with Ascaris, 5 of 6 with Enterobius, 7 of 14 with Strongyloides, 6 of 26 with Trichuris and 2 of 8 with Hymenolepis nana. No side effects were reported by the individuals treated.

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