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Loiasis

Known as: loasis, Loaiasis, Loiases 
A parasitic infection caused by the nematode Loa loa. The vector in the transmission of this infection is the horsefly (Tabanus) or the deerfly or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BackgroundSevere side effects following ivermectin treatment of onchocerciasis in areas of co-endemicity with loaisis have been… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The filarial parasite Loa loa is transmitted by Chrysops fly bites. Loiasis is endemic in rainforest areas of West and Central… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background There is a danger that mass drug administration campaigns may fail to maintain adequate treatment coverage to achieve… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Ecological disturbances exert an influence on the emergence and proliferation of malaria and zoonotic parasitic diseases… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The control of onchocerciasis remains a priority in sub-Saharan Africa. Jean-Philippe Chippaux, Michel Boussinesq, Jacques Gardon… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A study was carried out in southeastern Gabon to evaluate the tolerance and efficacy of single high doses of ivermectin in 31 Loa… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To assess the filaricidal activity and clinical safety of albendazole in human loiasis, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
To define the clinical spectrum of loiasis more precisely and to begin to assess the immunologic basis for the difference in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Five cases of encephalitis following treatment with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) were observed in Congolese patients with Loa loa… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Two clinical studies were carried out in Gabon, Africa to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of ivermectin in the… Expand
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