Mass Drug Administration for Scabies — 2 Years of Follow-up

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Source: New England Journal of Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research

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Conclusion: The clinical presentation and risk factors of scabies change significantly with scabies outbreaks, and consequently so do the lines of treatment in Saudi Arabia. The present study highlights the importance of adopting strategies related to community infection control and prevention. PMID: 31423520 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Saudi Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Saudi Med J Source Type: research
ConclusionsFollowing brief training, the diagnostic accuracy of non-expert health workers for scabies and impetigo was promising, especially for moderate to severe disease. Modifications to training and processes are recommended to further improve accuracy. The diagnosis by non-expert health workers may be acceptable for scabies and impetigo mapping in endemic areas.
Source: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Nikolic P, Mudgil P, Whitehall J Abstract Introduction: Antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria are an increasing problem in hospitals and in the community. This has resulted in bacterial infections such as impetigo becoming difficult to treat. Alternative treatment options are needed. Areas covered: In this paper a past study that assessed the health burden of scabies in North Queensland is described and from it the potential for formaldehyde as an alternative antimicrobial treatment is discussed. In doing so, antibiotic resistance, impetigo, permethrin and formaldehyde are introduced and the current und...
Source: Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther Source Type: research
Authors: Nedelcu RI, Balaban M, Turcu G, Brinzea A, Ion DA, Antohe M, Hodorogea A, Calinescu A, Badarau AI, Popp CG, Cioplea M, Nichita L, Popescu S, Diaconu C, Bleotu C, Pirici D, Popescu R, Popescu CM, Zurac SA Abstract Methotrexate (MTX) is a folic acid analog with anti-proliferative (anti-neoplastic, cytotoxic), immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory properties, which has been used in the treatment of various cutaneous disorders, such as psoriasis, keratoacanthoma, pityriasis rubra pilaris, atopic dermatitis, mycosis fungoides, bullous skin diseases, systemic sclerosis, morphea, lupus erythematosus, dermatomyo...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
uig S PMID: 31395273 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Actas Dermosifiliogr Source Type: research
Conclusions: We compiled recommendations to improve healthcare for refugees include recognizing differing health needs of refugees in Za'atari and Lampedusa, training providers in culturally-competent care, screening for and treating psychiatric disorders, and prioritizing agency coordination, documentation, and advocacy. PMID: 31364755 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: East Mediterr Health J Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 July 2019Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In PracticeAuthor(s): Leah Cohen, Lucia Seminario-Vidal, Richard F. LockeyAbstractAllergists/immunologists see a variety of skin disorders, some of which have a known immunologic basis while others do not. We review the prevalence, etiology, clinical presentation and effective and low-cost care of common dermatologic conditions seen in outpatient practices. Conditions discussed include pityriasis alba, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, acne, tinea infections, intertrigo, lichen planus, tinea versicolor, lichen simplex chron...
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe patient presented in this case harbored a rare infection, known as Norwegian Scabies, for several years, with inappropriate medical therapy. Due to his prolonged inadequate treatments, his disease became so pronounced that the recommended medical treatments were no longer adequate, thus he required surgical debridements which ultimately allowed him to regain function in his hands.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
rmatologie Pédiatrique Abstract BACKGROUND: Scabies is a frequent condition in infants and children. Only topical treatments have been approved in infants but some of them are poorly tolerated. Oral ivermectin is approved for the treatment of scabies in several countries but its use in infants and children weighing
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
Abstract Mites and ticks are associated with many human diseases including allergic diseases and scabies. With the recent advances in the high throughput DNA sequencing technology, many mitochondrial nuclear genomes of these species have been sequenced and the resulting genomic resources will certainly provide novel insights for the future investigation of the functionally important proteins and peptides in these species. In this mini-review, the current situation of mite and tick genomes were described and the future perspectives for the application of the genomic resources are discussed, in particular the identi...
Source: Current Protein and Peptide Science - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Curr Protein Pept Sci Source Type: research
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