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Punctate keratitis induced by subconjunctivally injected microfilariae of Onchocerca lienalis.
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Hyperimmunization may produce an immune response capable of destroying the subconjunctivally injected microfilariae (Mf) of Onchocerca lienalis and preventing their migration into the central cornea.
Experimental ocular onchocerciasis in cynomolgus monkeys. II. Chorioretinitis elicited by intravitreal Onchocerca lienalis microfilariae.
TLDR
The retinal appearance of the monkeys resembled that found in human onchocerciasis, and this model appears to be a promising one for future investigations.
COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF MULTIPLE STAINING TECHNIQUES FOR IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENT DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF ACANTHAMOEBA AND NAEGLERIA
TLDR
Both lactophenol cotton blue and Lugol's iodine showed good structural details of different stages of FLA and good contrast at a very short time and reasonable cost, followed by Giemsa.
Bilharziasis in a Nanday conure.
Natural infection with a schistosome in a pet Nanday conure caused weight loss, blood-flecked diarrhea, and death. Hemorrhagicoulcerative colitis and cloacitis were found at necropsy. The schistosome
Effect of diethylcarbamazine citrate and anti-inflammatory drugs on experimental onchocercal punctate keratitis.
TLDR
Observations suggest that mast cell mediators other than histamine may be of importance in the formation of the corneal punctate opacities.
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