Onchocerciasis, Ocular

Known as: River Blindness, Onchocerciasis, Ocular [Disease/Finding], Blindness, River 
Filarial infection of the eyes transmitted from person to person by bites of Onchocerca volvulus-infected black flies. The microfilariae of… (More)
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2014
2014
Cases of canine onchocerciasis caused by Onchocerca lupi are increasingly reported from Europe and the western United States of… (More)
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2010
2010
Onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is a neglected tropical disease caused by the filarial nematode Onchocerca volvulus that… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Suramin is a polysulfonated polyaromatic symmetrical urea. It is currently used to treat African river blindness and African… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Microbial agents have an important role in the pathogenesis of various inflammatory eye diseases, such as uveitis and keratitis… (More)
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2003
2003
Filarial nematodes, including Dirofilaria immitis and D. repens, harbour intracellular bacteria belonging to the genus Wolbachia… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Different mechanisms underlie the phenomenon of peripheral tolerance. Recently, a new subset of CD4+ T cells, called T regulatory… (More)
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1999
1999
Human onchocerciasis (river blindness) is the filarial infection caused by Onchocerca volvulus and transmitted among people… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Onchocerciasis (river blindness) is a serious health problem and a severe obstacle to social and economic development, especially… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
ONCHOSIM is a computer program for modelling the transmission and control of the tropical parasitic disease onchocerciasis, or… (More)
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1982
1982
Initial clinical studies in 32 Senegalese subjects have demonstrated the efficacy of ivermectin in Onchocerca volvulus infection… (More)
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