Jerry Akouala

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To assess the relationship between schistosomiasis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, a cross-sectional study of HIV seroprevalence was carried out in 1992 in a village in the Bouenza region of the Congo where there is a high incidence of urinary schistosomiasis. No correlation was found between eggs in urine and positive serology for HIV in(More)
Recent approaches to enhancing the quality of Web searches are based on associating metadata with the resources on the Web. Various metadata standardization initiatives have been created, including Dublin Core, and more recently the Semantic Web standards. Topic Maps are a Semantic Web technology for semantic annotation of resources, involving topics, their(More)
Epidemiological study of a new urinary schistosomiasis focus in the Pool region (People's Republic of Congo). Malacological and parasitological studies were carried out in the urinary schistosomiasis focus uncovered to Loulombo (Pool region). We reported data establishing the autochthonous nature of infected patients and pointing out the key role of Bulinus(More)
Granulocyte and macrophage precursors (GM-CFU-C-), which differentiate in vitro without added granulocyte and macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF), can be detected in the hematopoietic organs of mice infected with myeloproliferative sarcoma virus (MPSV). Retransplantation experiments have shown that the GM-CFU-C- are incapable of autonomous growth(More)
Malacological and parasitological studies were carried out in the urinary schistosomiasis focus uncovered to Loulombo (Pool region). We reported data presuming the autochtone nature of infected patients and pointing out the possible role of Bulinus (B.) forskalii as a new intermediate host.
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