Targeted Screening for Taenia Solium Tapeworms
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01296958|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 16, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Taenia Solium Taeniasis||Drug: Niclosamide Behavioral: Community education campaign||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||1811 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Targeted Screening for Taenia Solium Tapeworms|
|Study Start Date :||May 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2013|
Experimental: Targeted screening
Screening for intestinal tapeworm carrier followed by treatment with niclosamide as indicated.
Single oral dose of niclosamide determined by weight (dose: 11 to 34kg receive 1 gram, 35 to 50kg receive 1.5 grams, over 50kg receive 2 grams)
Active Comparator: Education
Community education about Taenia solium prevention.
Behavioral: Community education campaign
Education about prevention of Taenia solium infection provided in a single short (20 minute) interaction with the participant. Education was verbal with visual aids.
- Porcine seroprevalence [ Time Frame: Every 4 months ]
- Intestinal tapeworm prevalence [ Time Frame: 16 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01296958
|San Marcos University|
|Principal Investigator:||Seth E ONeal, MD MPH||Oregon Health and Science University|
|Principal Investigator:||Armando Gonzalez, DVM PhD||San Marcos University School of Veterinary Medicine|