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ant·hel·min·tic

(ant'hel-min'tik, an-thel-),
1. An agent that destroys or expels intestinal worms. Synonym(s): anthelminthic, antihelminthic, helminthagogue, helminthic (2) , helmintic (2) , vermifuge
2. Having the power to destroy or expel intestinal worms. Synonym(s): vermifugal
[anti- + G. helmins, worm]

antihelminthic

ANTHELMINTIC.

antihelminthic

(of a drug) removing parasitic worms when administered to the host.
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Some of the methods for determination of levamisole, along with some antihelminthics in various biological samples by HPLC, have been developed, including determination of the anthelmintic levamisole in plasma and gastrointestinal fluids by high-performance liquid chromatography by Marriner S et al.
This study is a study that evaluates risk factors for the incidence of STH infection in preschool children, which is still small study done in Indonesia, especially in North Sumatera where the risk factor that has the most influence is hand washing habit of the mother/caregiver, and it is useful to give input to the local health service that the prevalence of the incidence of STH in children under five years is [greater than or equal to] 20% to <50% so that antihelminthic can be administered to preschool children as much as once a year in accordance with Pedoman Pengendalian Kecacingan Kementerian Kesehatan Republik Indonesia 2012 and support WHO deworming program [5, 9].
It would have revealed response to antihelminthic therapy and also helped in deciding on the duration of antiepileptic.
Corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment combined with disease specific interventions, for example, antihelminthic therapy for parasitic infections.
Antihelminthic therapy with ivermectin and withdrawal of immunosuppressive therapy are the treatments of choice for Strongyloides colitis [11].
[4] World Health Organization, Preventive Chemotherapy in Human Helminthiasis Coordinated Use of Antihelminthic Drugs in Control Interventions: A Manual for Health Professionals and Programme Managers, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2006.
In general, a wide range of biological applications has been attributed to plant lectins, such as mediators of inflammatory and immune response; antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antihelminthic agents, healing effect, drug delivery, histochemical markers, biosensing of diseases, and antitumoral activities [3, 45, 46].
Anti-inlammatory efect, cough, diabetes, kidney problems, diarrhea, tonic, laxative, antihelminthic [9], conjunctivitis, oral care, and antispasmodic [10].
Pawpaw seed has shown clearly to have antihelminthic, immunomodulatory activities and having anti-amoebic properties; they are also rich source of amino acids especially in the sarcotesta.
Beneficial effects of active plant substances in poultry nutrition include the stimulation of appetite and feed intake, the improvement of endogenous digestive enzyme secretion, the activation of immune response and antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant and antihelminthic actions (Lee et al., 2004; Jamroz et al., 2005; Zeng et al., 2015b).
Therefore, the present combination of antihelminthic drug could be need for strategic deworming of captive wild carnivores.
The children were given a single oral dose of mebendazole.14 WHO recommends periodic administration of antihelminthic medicines as a public health intervention for children living in areas where the prevalence of soil-transmitted helminthiases is estimated at more than 20%.15