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Helminthic therapy became a reality in 2003 when the first helminth was made available commercially for therapeutic use. After a period of development commencing around 1998, the pig whipworm, Trichuris suis, which is sold as microscopic ova and referred to as TSO, was introduced for sale by entrepreneur Detlev Goj. Initially, TSO was sold through Goj’s first company, Ovamed, but is now supplied by [http://www.tanawisa.com Tanawisa].
 
Helminthic therapy became a reality in 2003 when the first helminth was made available commercially for therapeutic use. After a period of development commencing around 1998, the pig whipworm, Trichuris suis, which is sold as microscopic ova and referred to as TSO, was introduced for sale by entrepreneur Detlev Goj. Initially, TSO was sold through Goj’s first company, Ovamed, but is now supplied by [http://www.tanawisa.com Tanawisa].
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The next helminth to be made available for therapy was introduced four years later, and this was the human hookworm, Necator americanus, known as NA. This enterprise brought together two men: Garin Aglietti, a former medical student, and Jasper Lawrence, who was looking for new opportunities following the [http://www.deranged.com collapse of his marketing agency].
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The next helminth to be made available for therapy was introduced four years later, and this was the human hookworm, Necator americanus, known as NA. This enterprise brought together two men: Garin Aglietti, a former medical student, and [[Jasper Lawrence and helminthic therapy | '''Jasper Lawrence''']], who was looking for new opportunities following the [http://www.deranged.com collapse of his marketing agency].
    
Together with Marc Dellerba - a clinical scientist and Lawrence’s brother-in-law - Aglietti and Lawrence formed [https://autoimmunetherapies.com Autoimmune Therapies] (AIT), which began selling NA larvae from the clinic of a Mexican doctor, Jorges Llamas, in Tijuana. However, it wasn’t long before Aglietti and Lawrence found it impossible to work together, and Aglietti left in 2008 to form his own company, [https://www.wormtherapy.com Worm Therapy] while Lawrence continued to run AIT from his home in the US, supported by UK-based Dellerba.  
 
Together with Marc Dellerba - a clinical scientist and Lawrence’s brother-in-law - Aglietti and Lawrence formed [https://autoimmunetherapies.com Autoimmune Therapies] (AIT), which began selling NA larvae from the clinic of a Mexican doctor, Jorges Llamas, in Tijuana. However, it wasn’t long before Aglietti and Lawrence found it impossible to work together, and Aglietti left in 2008 to form his own company, [https://www.wormtherapy.com Worm Therapy] while Lawrence continued to run AIT from his home in the US, supported by UK-based Dellerba.  

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