Dracunculiasis

Known as: DRACONTIASIS, Guinea Worm Disease, Dracunculoses 
Infection with nematodes of the genus Dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected… (More)
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2014
2014
Dracunculiasis was rediscovered in Chad in 2010 after an apparent absence of 10 years. In April 2012 active village-based… (More)
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2012
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2012
n engl j med 367;1 nejm.org july 5, 2012 89 The Authors Reply: We did not suggest and would not agree that every patient with… (More)
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2009
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2009
Available data regarding the distribution, prevalence and severity of various diseases are based on the performance and… (More)
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2007
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2007
Industrial logging has become the most extensive land use in Central Africa, with more than 600,000 square kilometers (30%) of… (More)
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2004
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2004
Dracunculiasis (guinea worm disease) is a parasitic disease that is limited to remote, rural villages in 13 sub-Saharan African… (More)
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2002
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2002
Dracunculiasis, also known as guinea worm disease, is caused by the large female of the nematode Dracunculus medinensis, which… (More)
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2001
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2001
Animal models of osteoarthritis are used to study the pathogenesis of cartilage degeneration and to evaluate potential… (More)
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2001
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2001
The ability to harness heterogeneous, dynamically available “Grid” resources is attractive to typically resource-starved… (More)
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1997
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1997
The protective effects of polyclonal antisera produced by injecting guinea pigs with protective antigen (PA), the chemical… (More)
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1991
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1991
A total of 144 studies were analysed to examine the impact of improved water supply and sanitation facilities on ascariasis… (More)
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