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Mectizan

 
National Institutes of Health

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2008
2008
  • Björn Thylefors
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 206841407
Abstract The launch of the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) in 1987, by Merck & Co., Inc., created a number of new opportunities… Expand
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
  • Boakye A. Boatin
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 24963467
Abstract The Onchocerciasis Control Programme in West Africa (OCP) started operations in 1975. Its main objectives were to… Expand
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2008
2008
Abstract Merck is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company that, throughout its history, has devoted considerable effort… Expand
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2004
Review
2004
The distribution of ivermectin has dramatically altered the nature of onchocerciasis control. Existing economic analyses of… Expand
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2004
2004
The objective of this study was to examine nodules from Mexico, Guatemala, and Ecuador collected over a one-year period (2001) to… Expand
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2003
2003
The prevalence of infected and infective black flies was estimated by pool screen polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification… Expand
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2003
2003
Background The occurrence of Loa loa encephalopathy following mass treatment of onchocerciasis with Mectizan® has adversely… Expand
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2002
2002
Mectizan (Ivermectin) has been proved to be central to the control of onchoceriasis through self-sustainable community-based… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • Adenike Abiose
  • Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 25377043
Onchocerciasis continues to be a major cause of blindness, particularly in those sub-Saharan African countries which are outside… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
In the 10 years since 1987 when Merck & Co. announced a plan to donate its safe and effective microfilaricide, Mectizan… Expand
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