Bulletin of the World Health Organization

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of safety and efficacy of combined praziquantel and artemether treatment for acute schistosomiasis japonica in China

Xun-Ya Hou, Donald P McManus, Darren J Gray, Julie Balen, Xin-Song Luo, Yong-Kang He, Magda Ellis, Gail M Williams, Yue-Sheng Li

Volume 86, Number 10, October 2008, 788-795

Table 4. Days of remaining fever and days of additional hospital stay following treatment in 205 patients with acute S. japonicum infection, according to treatment groups

Group N Days of fever mean (SD) Additional hospital days mean (SD)
A 53 3.9 (3.4) 6.4 (3.9)
B 56 5.1 (5.0) 8.0 (4.2)
C 45 6.4 (7.8) 9.4 (3.8)
D 51 5.2 (3.1) 8.9 (3.1)
Total 205 5.1 (5.1) 8.1 (3.9)

SD, standard deviation.

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