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BACKGROUND Neurocysticercosis (NCC), the central nervous system infection by Taenia solium larvae, is a preventable and treatable cause of epilepsy. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the role of NCC in epilepsy differs geographically and, overall, is poorly defined. We aimed at contributing specific, first data for Rwanda, assessing factors associated with NCC, and(More)
Using histochemically demonstrated acetylcholinesterase activity and (14)C-2-deoxyglucose uptake as the respective indices, a study was set up to determine whether cerebral (hippocampal) metabolism was stimulated by a cholinergic agonist and/or inhibited by a cholinergic antagonist. For this 36 12-month-old (adult) and 48 27-month-old (aged) Fischer 344(More)
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