Dracunculus medinensis

Known as: Worms, Guinea, Medina Worm, Worms, Medina 
A species of parasitic nematode in the family Dracunculidae. The lifecycle of D. medinensis involves copepods and humans. Humans become infected by… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Indoor-based anti-vector interventions remain the preferred means of reducing risk of malaria transmission in malaria endemic… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND In order to control and eliminate malaria, areas of on-going transmission need to be identified and targeted for… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Plasmodium vivax shows a small prevalence in West and Central Africa due to the high prevalence of Duffy negative… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Detection of the four malaria-causing Plasmodium species (Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale and… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The World Health Organizations and other international health agencies identify a select group of 13 tropical infections as the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
0101 Over the past two decades there have been significant achievements in the control of a handful of important human tropical… (More)
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2005
2005
Recently, genomes of several parasitic helminths are being sequenced in their entirety (El-Sayed et al. 2004; Ghedin et al. 2004… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphisms have been implicated in susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB), but reports have been… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In vitro and in vivo studies were conducted to determine possible direct anthelmintic effects of condensed tannins towards… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We describe a set of image processing algorithms for extracting quantitative data from digitized video microscope images of… (More)
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