Accession Number : ADD012745

Title :   Topical Prophylaxis Against Schistosomal Infections.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Robert E ; Reid,Willis A , Jr

Report Date : 21 Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An improved method is provided for the prevention of schistosomal infections in animals. The topical application of a 2-hydroxy-benzoic anilide provides prophylactic protection against penetration by infective cercariae of the parasitic worms. Keywords: Preventive medicine; Antiparasitic agents; Parasites; Patents.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *SCHISTOSOMA, ANIMALS, PARASITES, INFECTIOUS DISEASES, PREVENTION, PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, PROTECTION, WORMS, CERCARIAE

Subject Categories : Pharmacology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE