Praziquantel

 

  Praziquantel
Welcome to my website on Praziquantel! This drug represents one of the most significant recent discoveries in the fight against parasitic diseases in the developing world. Please feel free to browse the site, and contact me with any questions you might have. Citations appear in red, and can be viewed on the References page.

 

Schisto Worm Kids in dangerous water

1) Schistosomes, which infect over 200 million people worldwide, can be killed with Praziquantel (9)
2) Children playing in water where schistosomes can enter through intact skin (10)

 


 

 

 

Andrew Moon, Class of 2006
Stanford University
Contact: andymoon@stanford.edu
Parasites & Pestilence: Infectious Public Health Challenges
Prof. D. Scott Smith, ssmith@stanford.edu

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