Summary: A benzimidazole broad-spectrum anthelmintic structurally related to MEBENDAZOLE that is effective against many diseases. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p38)

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  1. Diawara A, Halpenny C, Churcher T, Mwandawiro C, Kihara J, Kaplan R, et al. Association between response to albendazole treatment and ?-tubulin genotype frequencies in soil-transmitted helminths. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7:e2247 pubmed publisher
    b>Albendazole (ABZ), a benzimidazole (BZ) anthelmintic (AH), is commonly used for treatment of soil-transmitted helminths (STHs)...
  2. Namwanje H, Kabatereine N, Olsen A. Efficacy of single and double doses of albendazole and mebendazole alone and in combination in the treatment of Trichuris trichiura in school-age children in Uganda. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011;105:586-90 pubmed publisher
    ..District, southwestern Uganda, to compare the efficacies of single and double doses of a combination of 400mg albendazole (ALB) and 500mg mebendazole (MBZ) with those of single and double doses of each drug given alone in the ..
  3. Tritten L, Braissant O, Keiser J. Comparison of novel and existing tools for studying drug sensitivity against the hookworm Ancylostoma ceylanicum in vitro. Parasitology. 2012;139:348-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The performances of the assays were compared to the motility assay using three standard drugs: albendazole, levamisole and ivermectin (100-1 ?g/ml)...
  4. Creţu C, Codreanu R, Mastalier B, Popa L, Cordos I, Beuran M, et al. Albendazole associated to surgery or minimally invasive procedures for hydatid disease--how much and how long. Chirurgia (Bucur). 2012;107:15-21 pubmed
    ..Treatment is multimodal, surgical and medical. Risks for dangerous complications and relapses are quite common. Adequate follow-up is needed. Albendazole has a central role in the medical therapy of the disease.
  5. Hoerauf A, Pfarr K, Mand S, Debrah A, Specht S. Filariasis in Africa--treatment challenges and prospects. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011;17:977-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The standard microfilaricidal drugs ivermectin and albendazole are used in mass drug administration programmes, with the aim of interrupting transmission, with a consequent ..
  6. Li Z, Sun R, Li J, Song Y, Lin Y, Zeng X, et al. Efficacy of albendazole combined with a marine fungal extract (m2-9) against Angiostrongylus cantonensis-induced meningitis in mice. J Helminthol. 2012;86:410-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of albendazole combined with a marine fungal extract (m2-9) in A...
  7. Levecke B, Mekonnen Z, Albonico M, Vercruysse J. The impact of baseline faecal egg counts on the efficacy of single-dose albendazole against Trichuris trichiura. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012;106:128-30 pubmed publisher
    There is considerable variation in the efficacy of single-dose albendazole (400mg) against Trichuris trichiura across human trials. Factors contributing to this variation have not yet been identified...
  8. Soukhathammavong P, Sayasone S, Phongluxa K, Xayaseng V, Utzinger J, Vounatsou P, et al. Low efficacy of single-dose albendazole and mebendazole against hookworm and effect on concomitant helminth infection in Lao PDR. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1417 pubmed publisher
    b>Albendazole and mebendazole are increasingly deployed for preventive chemotherapy targeting soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections...
  9. Namwanje H, Kabatereine N, Olsen A. A randomised controlled clinical trial on the safety of co-administration of albendazole, ivermectin and praziquantel in infected schoolchildren in Uganda. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011;105:181-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reports on the safety of a combination of albendazole, ivermectin and praziquantel in the treatment of lymphatic filariasis (LF), schistosomiasis and soil-..

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  1. Cui J, Wang M, Zhao Y, Gan G, Hu B, Jiang P, et al. [Efficacy of albendazole for treatment of mice infected with Sparganum mansoni]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2012;30:71-2 pubmed
    In order to observe the efficacy of albendazole for the treatment of mice infected with Sparganum mansoni, a total of 72 mice were divided into 8 groups (9 mice each), each mouse was orally infected with 5 plerocercoid...
  2. Swanson S, Phares C, Mamo B, Smith K, Cetron M, Stauffer W. Albendazole therapy and enteric parasites in United States-bound refugees. N Engl J Med. 2012;366:1498-507 pubmed publisher
    ..1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended presumptive treatment of refugees for intestinal parasites with a single dose of albendazole (600 mg), administered overseas before departure for the United States.
  3. Garcia H, Lescano A, Lanchote V, Pretell E, Gonzales I, Bustos J, et al. Pharmacokinetics of combined treatment with praziquantel and albendazole in neurocysticercosis. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2011;72:77-84 pubmed publisher
    ..Combined use of two antiparasitic drugs may improve clearance of brain parasites. Albendazole (ABZ) has been used together with praziquantel (PZQ) before for geohelminths, echinococcosis and cysticercosis, ..
  4. Suarez G, Alvarez L, Castells D, Correa O, Fagiolino P, Lanusse C. Comparative drug systemic exposure and clinical efficacy against resistant nematodes in lambs treated with different albendazole formulations. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2011;34:557-64 pubmed publisher
    A pharmaco-parasitological assessment of four different albendazole (ABZ) formulations was carried out in lambs infected with multiple resistant gastrointestinal (GI) nematodes...
  5. Albonico M, Ame S, Vercruysse J, Levecke B. Comparison of the Kato-Katz thick smear and McMaster egg counting techniques for monitoring drug efficacy against soil-transmitted helminths in schoolchildren on Pemba Island, Tanzania. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012;106:199-201 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, the efficacy of single-dose albendazole against STH infections in 430 schoolchildren on Pemba Island was assessed using both the Kato-Katz and McMaster ..
  6. Lima R, Ferreira M, De Jesus Ponte Carvalho T, Dumêt Fernandes B, Takayanagui O, Garcia H, et al. Albendazole-praziquantel interaction in healthy volunteers: kinetic disposition, metabolism and enantioselectivity. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2011;71:528-35 pubmed publisher
    This study investigated the kinetic disposition, metabolism and enantioselectivity of albendazole (ABZ) and praziquantel (PZQ) administered alone and in combination to healthy volunteers.
  7. Speich B, Marti H, Ame S, Ali S, Bogoch I, Utzinger J, et al. Prevalence of intestinal protozoa infection among school-aged children on Pemba Island, Tanzania, and effect of single-dose albendazole, nitazoxanide and albendazole-nitazoxanide. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:3 pubmed publisher
    ..Since diagnosis of these parasites is difficult, prevalence data on intestinal protozoa is scarce...
  8. Salinas J, Vildozola Gonzales H, Astuvilca J, Arce Villavicencio Y, Carbajal Gonzalez D, Talledo L, et al. Long-term albendazole effectiveness for hepatic cystic echinococcosis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011;85:1075-9 pubmed publisher
    Little is known about the long-term effectiveness of albendazole in the medical therapy of non-complicated hepatic cystic echinococcosis (HCE) in resource-constrained settings...
  9. Gao Y, Sun X, Gu X, Sun Z. Gene expression responses in different regions of Eisenia fetida with antiparasitic albendazole exposure. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2013;89:239-44 pubmed publisher
    b>Albendazole (ABZ) is a veterinary drug with a high efficiency against parasite...
  10. Castro S, Sanchez Bruni S, Urbizu L, Confalonieri A, Ceballos L, Lanusse C, et al. Enhanced dissolution and systemic availability of albendazole formulated as solid dispersions. Pharm Dev Technol. 2013;18:434-42 pubmed publisher
    Solid dispersions (SDs) containing the anthelmintic compound albendazole (ABZ) and either Pluronic 188 (P 188) or polyethylene glycol 6000 (PEG 6000) as hydrophilic carriers were formulated...
  11. King J, Eigege A, Umaru J, Jip N, Miri E, Jiya J, et al. Evidence for stopping mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis in some, but not all local government areas of Plateau and Nasarawa States, Nigeria. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;87:272-80 pubmed publisher
    An average of six annual rounds of ivermectin and albendazole were distributed in Plateau and Nasarawa States, Nigeria, to eliminate lymphatic filariasis...
  12. Steinmann P, Utzinger J, Du Z, Jiang J, Chen J, Hattendorf J, et al. Efficacy of single-dose and triple-dose albendazole and mebendazole against soil-transmitted helminths and Taenia spp.: a randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25003 pubmed publisher
    ..helminth (STH) infections currently relies on the large-scale administration of single-dose oral albendazole or mebendazole...
  13. Awasthi S, Peto R, Read S, Richards S, Pande V, Bundy D. Population deworming every 6 months with albendazole in 1 million pre-school children in North India: DEVTA, a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2013;381:1478-86 pubmed publisher
    ..We used the state-wide Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) infrastructure to help to assess any effects of regular deworming on mortality...
  14. Pensel P, Castro S, Allemandi D, Bruni S, Palma S, Elissondo M. Enhanced chemoprophylactic and clinical efficacy of albendazole formulated as solid dispersions in experimental cystic echinococcosis. Vet Parasitol. 2014;203:80-6 pubmed publisher
    Cystic echinococcosis is a chronic, complex, and still neglected disease. Although albendazole has demonstrated efficacy, only about one-third of patients experience complete remission or cure and 30-50% of treated patients develop some ..
  15. Anto F, Asoala V, Anyorigiya T, Oduro A, Adjuik M, Akweongo P, et al. Simultaneous administration of praziquantel, ivermectin and albendazole, in a community in rural northern Ghana endemic for schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2011;16:1112-9 pubmed publisher
    To compare (i) side effects associated with the simultaneous adminstration of praziquantel, albendazole and ivermectin with side affects associated with albendazole and ivermectin only and (ii) coverage by volunteers distributing three ..
  16. Carlsson G, Patring J, Ullerås E, Oskarsson A. Developmental toxicity of albendazole and its three main metabolites in zebrafish embryos. Reprod Toxicol. 2011;32:129-37 pubmed publisher
    b>Albendazole (ABZ) is used as an anthelmintic drug in humans and animals. ABZ has been shown to cause developmental toxicity in experimental animals, however it is not clear if this is caused by the parent compound or a metabolite...
  17. Webb E, Mawa P, Ndibazza J, Kizito D, Namatovu A, Kyosiimire Lugemwa J, et al. Effect of single-dose anthelmintic treatment during pregnancy on an infant's response to immunisation and on susceptibility to infectious diseases in infancy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2011;377:52-62 pubmed publisher
    ..With a computer-generated random number sequence in blocks of 100, we assigned patients to 440 mg albendazole and 40 mg/kg praziquantel (n=628), 440 mg albendazole and a praziquantel-matching placebo (n=625), 40 mg/kg ..
  18. Suputtamongkol Y, Premasathian N, Bhumimuang K, Waywa D, Nilganuwong S, Karuphong E, et al. Efficacy and safety of single and double doses of ivermectin versus 7-day high dose albendazole for chronic strongyloidiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011;5:e1044 pubmed publisher
    ..Ivermectin and albendazole are effective against strongyloidiasis...
  19. Barrère V, Alvarez L, Suarez G, Ceballos L, Moreno L, Lanusse C, et al. Relationship between increased albendazole systemic exposure and changes in single nucleotide polymorphisms on the ?-tubulin isotype 1 encoding gene in Haemonchus contortus. Vet Parasitol. 2012;186:344-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective in this study was to analyse the frequencies of the three mutations when the albendazole dose rate and selection pressure were increased. We used adult H...
  20. Küster T, Stadelmann B, Hermann C, Scholl S, Keiser J, Hemphill A. In vitro and in vivo efficacies of mefloquine-based treatment against alveolar echinococcosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011;55:713-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The present chemotherapy against AE is based on mebendazole and albendazole. Albendazole treatment has been found to be ineffective in some instances, is parasitostatic rather than ..
  21. Xiao S, Xue J, Xu L, Zhang Y, Qiang H. Comparative effect of mebendazole, albendazole, tribendimidine, and praziquantel in treatment of rats infected with Clonorchis sinensis. Parasitol Res. 2011;108:723-30 pubmed publisher
    The aim of the study is to understand the anti-Clonorchis sinensis properties of mebendazole and albendazole, and compare to praziquantel and tribendimidine...
  22. Mpairwe H, Webb E, Muhangi L, Ndibazza J, Akishule D, Nampijja M, et al. Anthelminthic treatment during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of infantile eczema: randomised-controlled trial results. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2011;22:305-12 pubmed publisher
    ..A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial on treatment in pregnancy with albendazole versus placebo and praziquantel versus placebo was conducted in Uganda, with a 2 × 2 factorial design; 2507 ..
  23. Mekonnen Z, Levecke B, Boulet G, Bogers J, Vercruysse J. Efficacy of different albendazole and mebendazole regimens against heavy-intensity Trichuris trichiura infections in school children, Jimma Town, Ethiopia. Pathog Glob Health. 2013;107:207-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of albendazole (ALB) and mebendazole (MBZ) administered randomly for 1 (ALB×1 and MBZ×1) or 2 days (ALB×2 and MBZ×2) to ..
  24. Albonico M, Rinaldi L, Sciascia S, Morgoglione M, Piemonte M, Maurelli M, et al. Comparison of three copromicroscopic methods to assess albendazole efficacy against soil-transmitted helminth infections in school-aged children on Pemba Island. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013;107:493-501 pubmed publisher
    The diagnostic accuracy of three faecal egg count techniques (Kato-Katz, McMaster and FLOTAC) to assess albendazole efficacy against soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections was compared.
  25. Humphries D, Mosites E, Otchere J, Twum W, Woo L, Jones Sanpei H, et al. Epidemiology of hookworm infection in Kintampo North Municipality, Ghana: patterns of malaria coinfection, anemia, and albendazole treatment failure. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011;84:792-800 pubmed publisher
    ..Although albendazole therapy was associated with an overall egg reduction rate of 82%, 37 subjects (39%) remained infected...
  26. Králová V, Hanusova V, Staňková P, Knoppová K, Cáňová K, Skalova L. Antiproliferative effect of benzimidazole anthelmintics albendazole, ricobendazole, and flubendazole in intestinal cancer cell lines. Anticancer Drugs. 2013;24:911-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The antiproliferative effect of albendazole (ABZ), ricobendazole (RBZ), flubendazole (FLU), and their combinations with PTX was tested using three ..
  27. Vercruysse J, Behnke J, Albonico M, Ame S, Angebault C, Bethony J, et al. Assessment of the anthelmintic efficacy of albendazole in school children in seven countries where soil-transmitted helminths are endemic. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011;5:e948 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study, therefore, was to define the efficacy of a single 400 milligram dose of albendazole (ALB) against these three STH using a standardized protocol.
  28. Canete R, Rodriguez P, Mesa L, Brito K, Prior A, Guilhem D, et al. Albendazole versus metronidazole in the treatment of adult giardiasis: a randomized, double-blind, clinical trial. Curr Med Res Opin. 2012;28:149-54 pubmed publisher
    b>Albendazole (ABZ) is a benzimidazole carbamate compound currently in use for human medical practice against enterobiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH); However, its spectrum of activity is broad and goes beyond these infections.
  29. Simonsen P, Derua Y, Kisinza W, Magesa S, Malecela M, Pedersen E. Lymphatic filariasis control in Tanzania: effect of six rounds of mass drug administration with ivermectin and albendazole on infection and transmission. BMC Infect Dis. 2013;13:335 pubmed publisher
    ..of sub-Saharan Africa is based on annual mass drug administration (MDA) with a combination of ivermectin and albendazole, in order to interrupt transmission...
  30. Grabowski T, Jaroszewski J, Swierczewska A, Sawicka R, Maslanka T, Markiewicz W, et al. Application of ultra-performance columns in high-performance liquid chromatography for determination of albendazole and its metabolites in turkeys. Biomed Chromatogr. 2011;25:1159-67 pubmed publisher
    Methods for determination of albendazole (ALB), albendazole sulfoxide (SOX) and albendazole sulfone (SON) in turkey blood plasma, using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with fluorescence detection, were developed...
  31. Mattsson A, Ullerås E, Patring J, Oskarsson A. Albendazole causes stage-dependent developmental toxicity and is deactivated by a mammalian metabolization system in a modified zebrafish embryotoxicity test. Reprod Toxicol. 2012;34:31-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Using the anthelmintic drug albendazole as a model substance, we demonstrated stage-dependent toxic effects at three windows of zebrafish embryo ..
  32. Eckardt K, Kaltenhäuser J, Kilb C, Seiler A, Stahlmann R. Relative potency of albendazole and its sulfoxide metabolite in two in vitro tests for developmental toxicity: the rat whole embryo culture and the mouse embryonic stem cell test. Reprod Toxicol. 2012;34:378-84 pubmed publisher
    The benzimidazole carbamate albendazole (ABZ), a potent anthelmintic, is a teratogenic compound in rats...
  33. Arif S, Malik A, Khaja A, Dass T, Naikoo Z. Role of albendazole in the management of hydatid cyst liver. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2011;17:343-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Nonoperative methods include chemotherapy and percutaneous treatment. The study aimed at understanding the effect of albendazole therapy on the viability of protoscoleces and recurrence rate of hydatid disease of the liver.
  34. Zhang X, Xu H, Zhang H, Guo Y, Dai Z, Chen X. Simultaneous determination of albendazole and its metabolites in fish muscle tissue by stable isotope dilution ultra-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2011;401:727-34 pubmed publisher
    ..ultra-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry was developed and validated to determine albendazole, albendazole sulfoxide, albendazole sulfone, and albendazole 2-aminosulfone in fish muscle tissue...
  35. González Hernández I, Ruiz Olmedo M, Cárdenas G, Jung Cook H. A simple LC-MS/MS method to determine plasma and cerebrospinal fluid levels of albendazole metabolites (albendazole sulfoxide and albendazole sulfone) in patients with neurocysticercosis. Biomed Chromatogr. 2012;26:267-72 pubmed publisher
    The development and validation of an LC-MS/MS method for the simultaneous determination of albendazole metabolites (albendazole sulfoxide and albendazole sulfone) in human plasma are described...
  36. Speich B, Ame S, Ali S, Alles R, Huwyler J, Hattendorf J, et al. Oxantel pamoate-albendazole for Trichuris trichiura infection. N Engl J Med. 2014;370:610-20 pubmed publisher
    ..These parasitic-worm infections are typically treated with albendazole or mebendazole, but both drugs show low efficacy against T. trichiura...
  37. Yap P, Du Z, Wu F, Jiang J, Chen R, Zhou X, et al. Rapid re-infection with soil-transmitted helminths after triple-dose albendazole treatment of school-aged children in Yunnan, People's Republic of China. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;89:23-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Children with a soil-transmitted helminth infection (N = 194) were randomly assigned to triple-dose albendazole or placebo and their infection status monitored over a 6-month period using the Kato-Katz and Baermann ..
  38. Kotková M, Sak B, Kvetonova D, Kvac M. Latent microsporidiosis caused by Encephalitozoon cuniculi in immunocompetent hosts: a murine model demonstrating the ineffectiveness of the immune system and treatment with albendazole. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60941 pubmed publisher
    ..However, these pathogens are more frequently reported as latent infections in immunocompetent individuals and raises questions about the potential risk of reactivation following induced immunosuppression...
  39. Adoubryn K, Kouadio Yapo C, Ouhon J, Aka N, Bintto F, Assoumou A. [Intestinal parasites in children in Biankouma, Ivory Coast (mountaineous western region): efficacy and safety of praziquantel and albendazole]. Med Sante Trop. 2012;22:170-6 pubmed publisher
    ..of intestinal helminth infection and to assess the clinical efficacy, tolerance, and safety of praziquantel and albendazole for treating it...
  40. Ehteda A, Galettis P, Chu S, Pillai K, Morris D. Complexation of albendazole with hydroxypropyl-?-cyclodextrin significantly improves its pharmacokinetic profile, cell cytotoxicity and antitumor efficacy in nude mice. Anticancer Res. 2012;32:3659-66 pubmed
    b>Albendazole (ABZ) is a microtubule depolymerizing agent with a remarkable activity against a variety of tumor cells in vitro and in vivo. However, the lack of water solubility limits its application...
  41. Dib A, Palma S, Suarez G, Farias C, Cabrera P, Castro S, et al. Albendazole sulphoxide kinetic disposition after treatment with different formulations in dogs. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2011;34:136-41 pubmed publisher
    New therapeutic strategies based on the search of alternative formulations of albendazole (ABZ) and albendazole sulphoxide (ABZSO) are under current development to optimize posology and antiparasite efficacy in dogs...
  42. Wiria A, Hamid F, Wammes L, Kaisar M, May L, Prasetyani M, et al. The effect of three-monthly albendazole treatment on malarial parasitemia and allergy: a household-based cluster-randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e57899 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the effects of albendazole treatment, every three months for 21 months, on STH, malarial parasitemia and allergy.
  43. Speich B, Ame S, Ali S, Alles R, Hattendorf J, Utzinger J, et al. Efficacy and safety of nitazoxanide, albendazole, and nitazoxanide-albendazole against Trichuris trichiura infection: a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1685 pubmed publisher
    ..The currently used anthelmintic drugs, in single oral application, have low efficacy against Trichuris trichiura infection, and hence novel anthelmintic drugs are needed. Nitazoxanide has been suggested as potential drug candidate...
  44. Hamid F, Wiria A, Wammes L, Kaisar M, Lell B, Ariawan I, et al. A longitudinal study of allergy and intestinal helminth infections in semi urban and rural areas of Flores, Indonesia (ImmunoSPIN Study). BMC Infect Dis. 2011;11:83 pubmed publisher
    ..The question of whether helminth infections play a role in allergic diseases can best be addressed by intervention studies. None of the studies so far have been based on a large scale placebo-controlled trial...
  45. Richards F, Eigege A, Miri E, Kal A, Umaru J, Pam D, et al. Epidemiological and entomological evaluations after six years or more of mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis elimination in Nigeria. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011;5:e1346 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe our programmatic experience delivering the MDA combination of ivermectin and albendazole in Plateau and Nasarawa states in central Nigeria, where LF is caused by anopheline transmitted Wuchereria ..
  46. Ramaiah K, Vanamail P, Yuvaraj J, Das P. Effect of annual mass administration of diethylcarbamazine and albendazole on bancroftian filariasis in five villages in south India. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011;105:431-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We assessed the effect of six rounds of mass administration of diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and albendazole (ALB) on microfilaria (Mf) prevalence and intensity and vector infection and infectivity rates and circulating ..
  47. Ceballos L, Elissondo C, Sánchez Bruni S, Denegri G, Lanusse C, Alvarez L. Comparative performances of flubendazole and albendazole in cystic echinococcosis: ex vivo activity, plasma/cyst disposition, and efficacy in infected mice. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011;55:5861-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The comparative pharmacological performances of the benzimidazole compounds flubendazole (FLBZ) and albendazole (ABZ) were addressed here...
  48. Simonsen P, Pedersen E, Rwegoshora R, Malecela M, Derua Y, Magesa S. Lymphatic filariasis control in Tanzania: effect of repeated mass drug administration with ivermectin and albendazole on infection and transmission. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010;4:e696 pubmed publisher
    ..filariasis (LF) is based on annual mass drug administration (MDA) with a combination of ivermectin and albendazole, in order to interrupt transmission...
  49. Kirwan P, Asaolu S, Molloy S, Abiona T, Jackson A, Holland C. Patterns of soil-transmitted helminth infection and impact of four-monthly albendazole treatments in preschool children from semi-urban communities in Nigeria: a double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial. BMC Infect Dis. 2009;9:20 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objectives were to describe the prevalence and intensity of STH infection and to investigate the effectiveness of repeated four-monthly albendazole treatments on STH infection in children aged one to four years.
  50. Anamnart W, Pattanawongsa A, Intapan P, Maleewong W. Albendazole stimulates the excretion of strongyloides stercoralis Larvae in stool specimens and enhances sensitivity for diagnosis of strongyloidiasis. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:4216-20 pubmed publisher
    ..of excretion of Strongyloides stercoralis larvae in stool by oral administration of a single dose of 400 mg albendazole to strongyloidiasis patients...
  51. Eguale T, Chaka H, Gizaw D. Efficacy of albendazole against nematode parasites isolated from a goat farm in Ethiopia: relationship between dose and efficacy in goats. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2009;41:1267-73 pubmed publisher
    A suspected case of albendazole resistance in a goat farm of Hawassa University was examined using faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT), controlled anthelmintic efficacy test and egg hatch assay (EHA) to verify the development of ..
  52. Tuncer E, Tas S, Mataraci I, Tuncer A, Donmez A, Aksut M, et al. Surgical treatment of cardiac hydatid disease in 13 patients. Tex Heart Inst J. 2010;37:189-93 pubmed
    ..All patients underwent subsequent treatment with albendazole (400 mg/d). One patient experienced a recurrence 1 year postoperatively...
  53. Payne L, Koski K, Ortega Barria E, Scott M. Benefit of vitamin A supplementation on ascaris reinfection is less evident in stunted children. J Nutr. 2007;137:1455-9 pubmed
    ..All children were dewormed with albendazole, and reinfection levels were monitored 3 and 5 mo later. Baseline prevalence of Ascaris was 79.5%...