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  • Carlos Botto, Evelin Escalona, S Vivas-Martínez, Victoria A. Yunez Behm, Luz Delgado, Philippe Coronel
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Parassitologia
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 March 2005)
  • Onchocerciasis is a chronic filarial infection transmitted by Simulium flies that has a focal geographical distribution in Latin America. The southern Venezuelan focus has a gradient of endemicityExpand
  • María Carolina Duarte, Nathalia Elena Cardona, +6 authors Jaronda Williams
  • Medicine
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 August 2010)
  • OBJECTIVES To report the prevalences of hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis D (HDV) infections in remote and more accessible Yanomami and Piaroa Venezuelan Amazonian Amerindian populations; to estimateExpand
  • M E Grillet, Néstor J. Villamizar, +4 authors María-Gloria Basáñez
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Acta tropica
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 August 2008)
  • Although it is now well established that in the Amazonian onchocerciasis focus, straddling between Venezuela and Brazil, the main vectors in the highland (hyperendemic) and lowland (hypoendemic)Expand
  • S Vivas-Martínez, M G Basáñez, Carlos Botto, Leopoldo Villegas, Mariela Marrero García, Christopher Curtis
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Parasitology
  • 2000 (First Publication: 1 November 2000)
  • In the previous paper it was concluded that those aged > or = 15 years of both sexes could comprise the indicator group for rapid epidemiological assessment (REA) of onchocerciasis in the AmazonianExpand