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Title: The public health control of scabies: priorities for research and action
Authors: Phillips, Richard O.
Stienstra, Ymkje
Beeres, Dorien T
Vonk, Machiel
Ravensbergen, Sofanne J
Issue Date: 7-Dec-2019
Publisher: The Lancet
Citation: The Lancet Vol 394
Abstract: We read the Article by David Engelman and colleagues1 with interest. Their overview of the key operational research questions to develop a global control programme for scabies provides a clear research agenda for the years to come.1 Mass drug administration (MDA) using ivermectin reduced the prevalence of both scabies and impetigo tremendously in Fiji with a sustained effect even 24 months after the intervention.2 Future studies should prioritise the inclusion of non-island populations.
Description: An article published by The Lancet
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11923
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