Onchocerciasis

Known as: ONCHOCERCOSIS, River Blindness, Onchocerciases 
Infection with nematodes of the genus ONCHOCERCA. Characteristics include the presence of firm subcutaneous nodules filled with adult worms, PRURITUS… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
People in the bottom billion are the poorest in the world; they are often subsistence farmers, who essentially live on no money… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
More than one billion people – mostly in the developing world – suffer from one or more neglected tropical disease. While… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Ghana, 67 onchocerciasis patients received 200-mg/day doxycycline for 4–6 weeks… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Onchocerciasis is a filarial infection which causes blindness and debilitating skin lesions. The disease occurs in 37 countries… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Tropical diseases are infectious diseases that are found predominantly in the tropics, where ecological and socioeconomic… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sixty-four experts from a variety of disciplines attended a Conference on the Eradicability of Onchocerciasis at The Carter… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To elucidate the conditions in which mass treatment with ivermectin reduces the transmission of Onchocerca volvulus… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance. The… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Onchocerca volvulus infection has been associated with impaired cellular responses to parasite antigens, an impairment that may… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Globally, it is estimated that there are 38 million persons who are blind. Moreover, a further 110 million people have low vision… (More)
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