A Systematic Review of the Epidemiology of Mansonelliasis

  title={A Systematic Review of the Epidemiology of Mansonelliasis},
  author={Barbara L Downes and Kathryn H Jacobsen},
  booktitle={African journal of infectious diseases},
Although infection with any of the three types of Mansonella species that affect humans is often asymptomatic, a large portion of the world’s population is at risk of this vectorborne filarial nematode infection. No previous global review of the epidemiology of mansonelliasis has been conducted. A systematic review of the literature was conducted. Original research articles that provided population-based mansonelliasis prevalence rates were identified by searching the PubMed database using pre… CONTINUE READING