Volume 6, Number 2 (8-1992)                   Med J Islam Repub Iran 1992 | Back to browse issues page


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SHARIFI I. COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN EFFICACY OF METRONIDAZOLE AND FURAZOLIDONE IN 7 TO 11 YEAR OLD CHILDREN WITH GIARDIASIS. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1992; 6 (2) :105-107
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From the Department of Parasitology and Microbiology, Medical School, Kennan University of Medical Sciences, Kerman. lslamic Republic of Iran.
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Metronidazole and furazolidone were compared for efficacy in 268 seven to 11 year old children infected with giardiasis. With metronidazole the cure rate was 82.3% and 80.0% in boys and girls respectively, while furazolidone showed an efficacy of74.4% and 71. 7% in the corresponding groups. The overall efficacy was 81.1 % with metronidazole and 73.3% with furazolidone. There were no significant differences between metronidazole and furazolidone efficacies in regard to the age groups or sexes.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Parasitology and Mycology