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Onchocerca

Known as: Onchocercas 
A genus of parasitic nematodes whose organisms live and breed in skin and subcutaneous tissues. Onchocercal microfilariae may also be found in the… 
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Abstract The effect of three phenols (ellagic, gentisic and gallic acids) from the axlewood tree Anogeissus leiocarpus on… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract The genus Onchocerca (Nematoda: Filarioidea) consists of parasites of ungulate mammals with the exception of O. volvulus… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Several Simulium species were investigated as to their biting habits and natural infections with filarial larvae at Ban Pan Fan… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Filarial nematodes are important and widespread parasites of animals and humans. We have been using the African bovine parasite… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
SUMMARY Onchocerciasis is a major cause of blindness. Although the World Health Organization has been successful in reducing… 
1998
1998
In order to assess the prevalence of the cattle filaria Onchocerca ochengi in onchocerciasis vectors (Simulium damnosum s.l.) in… 
1996
1996
A non-gravid female Onchocerca was found in histopathological sections of a biopsy specimen taken from a painful nodule in the… 
1994
1994
Trials were carried out to study the humoral immune response of blackflies to filariae following infection using the… 
1982
1982
SUMMARY Microfilariae of Onchocerca lienalis were obtained from the umbilical skin of naturally infected cattle and were injected… 
1981
1981
All the natural hosts of Onchocerca parasites are large animals (MULLI-R, 1979) andthere is, therefore an urgent need to develop…