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Table 2 Cure rates, geometric mean egg counts and intensity reduction rates over 12 weeks in 245 school children infected with Schistosoma haematobium after one treatment with praziquantel in Ogun State, Nigeria

From: Efficacy of praziquantel in the treatment of Schistosoma haematobium infection among school-age children in rural communities of Abeokuta, Nigeria

  Before treatment 4 weeks after treatment 8 weeks after treatment 12 weeks after treatment
Egg Intensity (egg/10 ml) No. of subjects (%) GM egg/ 10 ml No. cured Cure rate (%) GM eggs/ 10 ml Egg reduction rate (%) No. cured Cure rate (%) GM eggs/ 10 ml Egg reduction rate (%) No. cured Cure rate (%) GM eggs/ 10 ml Egg reduction rate (%)
< 50 229 (93.5) 8.2 120 52.4 3.37 58.9 199 87.0 2.2 73.1 229 100.0 0.0 100.0
≥ 50 16 (6.5) 116.4 1.00 6.3 13.4 88.5 7.0 43.8 4.2 96.4 16 100.00 0.0 100.0
Total 245 (100) 9.8 121 49.4 4.2 57.1 206 85.3 2.2 77.6 244.0 100.00 0.0 100.0