New drugs for an ancient parasite

Loukas, Alex, and Bethany, Jeffrey M. (2008) New drugs for an ancient parasite. Nature Medicine, 14 (4). pp. 365-367.

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Abstract

Only one drug is widely used to treat schistosomiasis, a chronic, neglected tropical disease caused by parasitic blood flukes. Fears of potential drug resistance have accelerated the search for new classes of antischistosome drugs. A promising candidate has now emerged.

Item ID: 36734
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1546-170X
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2015 01:53
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1108 Medical Microbiology > 110803 Medical Parasitology @ 100%
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