Onchocerciasis in Gilgel Ghibe River Valley southwest Ethiopia.

  title={Onchocerciasis in Gilgel Ghibe River Valley southwest Ethiopia.},
  author={A. Taye and T. Gebremichael and S. Taticheff},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  volume={77 2},
  • A. Taye, T. Gebremichael, S. Taticheff
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Medicine
  • East African medical journal
  • 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, Gilgel Ghibe River Valley Southwest Ethiopia between April 1994 and March 1995. SUBJECTS Two hundred twenty eight subjects of the total 400 population in Gilgel Ghibe village were subjected to parasitological and clinical examinations. METHOD Two skin snips per person were taken and examined for… CONTINUE READING
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