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… (More)
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1947-2018
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2014
2014
A combination of deep-sequencing and bioinformatics analysis enabled identification of twenty-two microRNA candidates of… (More)
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2013
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2013
Loa loa, the African eyeworm, is a major filarial pathogen of humans. Unlike most filariae, L. loa does not contain the obligate… (More)
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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… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Accurate diagnosis of Loa loa infection is essential to the success of mass drug administration efforts to eliminate… (More)
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2010
2010
Loa loa, a filarial worm, can cause fatal encephalitis in humans. In an attempt to find alternatives to the standard treatments… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND The risk of severe adverse events following treatment of onchocerciasis with ivermectin in areas co-endemic with… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND: The majority of filarial nematode species are host to Wolbachia bacterial endosymbionts, although a few including… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND: Many filarial nematodes harbour Wolbachia endobacteria. These endobacteria are transmitted vertically from one… (More)
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2000
2000
Hemorrhages in the palpebral conjunctiva (HPCs) have been recorded in patients living in an area endemic for loiasis who… (More)
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1975
1975
Four species of primates, baboon (Papio anubis), patas monkeys (Erythrocebus patas), green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) and… (More)
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