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Loa loa

Known as: Eye Worm, eye worms 
A species of parasitic nematodes in the family Onchocercidae. The lifecycle of L. loa involves deer flies as the intermediate host and humans as the… Expand
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2016
2016
BackgroundThe immunochromatographic test (ICT) for lymphatic filariasis is a serological test designed for unequivocal detection… Expand
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2015
2015
Background Immunochromatographic card test (ICT) is a tool to map the distribution of Wuchereria bancrofti. In areas highly… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Loa loa, the African eyeworm, is a major filarial pathogen of humans. Unlike most filariae, L. loa does not contain the obligate… Expand
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2011
2011
Background The filarial parasites Loa loa and Mansonnella perstans are endemic in the central and western African forest block… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background The risk of severe adverse events following treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin in areas co-endemic with… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The amplitude of the CO2 seasonal cycle at the Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) increased from the early 1970s to the early 1990s but… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
In August 2002, 65 cases of Loa-associated neurological Serious Adverse Events were reported after ivermectin treatment. The… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background The majority of filarial nematode species are host to Wolbachia bacterial endosymbionts, although a few including… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background Many filarial nematodes harbour Wolbachia endobacteria. These endobacteria are transmitted vertically from one… Expand
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
Benzo(a)pyrene (BP) and other polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are ubiquitous environmental pollutants and are suspected to… Expand
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