Onchocerciasis

Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, is a disease caused by infection with the parasitic worm Onchocerca volvulus. Symptoms include severe itching, bumps under the skin, and blindness. It is the second-most common cause of blindness due to infection, after trachoma. Discover the latest research on onchocerciasis here.

November 22, 2020
Open Access

Coyotes as Reservoirs for Onchocerca lupi, United States, 2015-2018

Emerging Infectious Diseases
Chandler C RoeDavid M Engelthaler
December 15, 2020
Open Access

COVID-19 and the Unfinished Agenda of VISION 2020

American Journal of Ophthalmology
Lawson UngJames Chodosh
November 25, 2020
Review

Novel Diagnostics for Kaposi Sarcoma and Other Skin Diseases in Resource-Limited Settings

Dermatologic Clinics
Devon E McMahonEsther E Freeman
January 8, 2021
Open Access

Galectins from Onchocerca ochengi and O. volvulus and their immune recognition by Wistar rats, Gudali zebu cattle and human hosts

BMC Microbiology
Ngwafu Nancy NgwasiriAchukwi Mbunkah Daniel
December 23, 2020

Case Report: Nakalanga Syndrome Revisited: Long-Term Follow-Up of a Patient Living in Western Uganda, 1994-2018

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Christoph KaiserGeorge Asaba
January 8, 2021
Review
Open Access

Onchocerca volvulus and epilepsy: A comprehensive review using the Bradford Hill criteria for causation

PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Robert ColebundersJoseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo
November 27, 2020
Open Access

Incidental Detection of Onchocerca Microfilariae in Donkeys (Equus asinus ) in Italy: Report of Four Cases

Frontiers in Veterinary Science
Roberto Amerigo PapiniMicaela Sgorbini
November 24, 2020
Open Access

Therapeutic potential of ivermectin as add on treatment in COVID 19: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences : a Publication of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Société Canadienne Des Sciences Pharmaceutiques
Biswa Mohan PadhyBikash Ranjan Meher
December 18, 2020
Open Access

The Mosaic Architecture of NRPS-PKS in the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus Gigaspora margarita Shows a Domain With Bacterial Signature

Frontiers in Microbiology
Francesco VenicePaola Bonfante
January 17, 2021
Open Access

Medicine donation programmes supporting the global drive to end the burden of neglected tropical diseases

Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Mark BradleyEric Ottesen
January 4, 2021
Open Access

Onchocerciasis control in Ghana (1974-2016)

Parasites & Vectors
Nana-Kwadwo BiritwumJohn Owusu Gyapong
December 10, 2020
Open Access

Individual risk of post-ivermectin serious adverse events in subjects infected with Loa loa

EClinicalMedicine
Cedric B ChesnaisMichel Boussinesq
December 29, 2020
Open Access

Suspensory Ligament Desmitis Caused by Onchocerca sp. in Three Donkeys

Veterinary Pathology
Georgios ParaschouFaith A Burden

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