• Publications
  • Influence
The Intestinal Entodiniomorph Ciliates of Wild Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) in Gabon, West Africa
Examination of 109 fecal samples from wild lowland gorillas revealed the presence of five species of entodiniomorph ciliates: Troglodytella ahrassarti, Troglodytella gorillae, and three unclassifiedExpand
A group specific anamnestic immune reaction against HIV-1 induced by a candidate vaccine against AIDS
The first experimental immunization of humans against the AIDS retrovirus, HIV-1, was started in a series of HIV seronegative, healthy volunteers in November 19861. For the primary vaccinationExpand
Immunization against AIDS in humans
Voluntary blood donor recruitment: a strategy to reduce transmission of HIV-1, hepatitis-B and syphilis in Kinshasa, Zaïre.
We evaluated the use of voluntary blood donor recruitment in Kinshasa, Zaïre, as a means of reducing transmission of HIV-1 and other infectious agents by blood transfusion. Between January 1, 1989,Expand
Age of Appearance of IgG, IgM, and IgE Antibodies Specific for Loa loa in Gabonese Children
IgG, IgM, and IgE antibodies against the filaria Loa loa were measured in umbilical cord blood and in blood from young Gabonese children by an ELISA technique using a homologous metabolic antigen.Expand
Plasmodium falciparum in Kinshasa, Zaire: in vitro drug susceptibility studies.
In June 1986, Plasmodium falciparum parasites were collected from 33 children presenting at the Mama Yemo Hospital in Kinshasa (Zaire) and were successfully tested in vitro by a 48-hr reinvasion testExpand
A New Intestinal Parasitic Entodiniomorph Ciliate From Wild Lowland Gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) In Gabon?
A ciliate isolated from stools of wild gorillas from northeastern Gabon is briefly described.
[Immunization against the human immunodeficiency virus in Zaire].
The first experimental immunization of human against the AIDS retrovirus HIV-1 was started in a series of HIV seronegative healthy volunteers in november 1986. Priming used a vaccinia virusExpand
Loa loa: a simple method for isolation of microfilariae from blood with production of antigen in extraction medium.
A simple method for isolating Loa loa microfilariae from the blood of patients is described. This involves sedimentation on Ficoll followed by migration of the microfilariae into an extractionExpand