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Onchocerciasis, Ocular

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  • The community pattern of ocular onchocerciasis is described for 11 villages from the forest area in Côte d'Ivoire where S. sanctipauli is the princial vector [11].


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  2. Impaired eosinophil recruitment to the cornea in P-selectin-deficient mice in Onchocerca volvulus keratitis (River blindness). Kaifi, J.T., Hall, L.R., Diaz, C., Sypek, J., Diaconu, E., Lass, J.H., Pearlman, E. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (2000) [Pubmed]
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  10. Effects of diethylcarbamazine on ocular onchocerciasis. Anderson, J., Fuglsang, H., de C Marshall, T.F. Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie. (1976) [Pubmed]
  11. Ocular onchocerciasis and intensity of infection in the community. III. West African rainforest foci of the vector Simulium sanctipauli. Dadzie, K.Y., Remme, J., Baker, R.H., Rolland, A., Thylefors, B. Trop. Med. Parasitol. (1990) [Pubmed]
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