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Onchocerciasis in Gilgel Ghibe River Valley southwest Ethiopia.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of onchocerciasis and the entomological transmission indices such as the parous rate and annual transmission potential (ATP). SETTING Gilgel Ghibe village,Expand
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Dracunculiasis (guinea worm disease) in the Bume (Nyangaton) people of South Omo, Ethiopia.
A village-to-village search for active dracunculiasis cases was carried out in an endemic area of the Bume (Nyangaton) tribe of South Omo Region, Ethiopia. A total of 21 cases, of which 6, 5, and 10Expand
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Onchocerciasis: a prevalence study in Bebeka, Ethiopia.
A prevalence study was made in Bebeka, the largest coffee plantation enterprise in Ethiopia. The enterprise had a house-to-house censused population of 7,122 persons from whom 1,611 were examined forExpand
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Effect of ivermectin (Mectizan) on intestinal nematodes.
Ancillary to a community based mass treatment campaign of onchocerciasis with ivermectin, assessment of the drug's effect on various intestinal nematodes was made in Bebeka, Southwest EthiopiaExpand
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Effect of ivermectin treatment on microfilarial load in patients with Onchocerca volvulus in Bebeka, Ethiopia.
In April 1990, one hundred ninety people from Bebeka Coffee Plantation, Kefa administrative region, western Ethiopia, all with moderate to heavy infection with Onchocerca volvulus were treated withExpand
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Longitudinal study of onchocerciasis in Bebeka-Ethiopia.
This paper describes the morbidity, intensity and prevalence of onchocerciasis in an endemic area of Ethiopia, using a cross-sectional study (n = 425) and a longitudinal cohort study (n = 98). DuringExpand
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