Mansonelliasis

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Mansonelliasis

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The terms "Mansonelliasis" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Mansonelliasis identified by a cervicovaginal smear at the university hospital center of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)].
 

Author(s): S Bamba, F Barro-Traoré, M Liance, O Da, C Sanou, T R Guiguemdé

Journal: Med Sante Trop. ;22(4):444-6.

 

Mansonella perstans is a genus of filaria that is often asymptomatic or responsible for unspecific symptoms. M. perstans microfilariae are uncommon on cervicovaginal smears.

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2013

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[Ocular manifestations in mansonelliasis].
 

Author(s): Jacob Moysés Cohen, Jefferson Augusto Santana Ribeiro, Marilaine Martins

Journal: Arq Bras Oftalmol. ;71(2):167-71.

 

To evaluate eye manifestations in mansonelliasis patients from Coari, AM, rural area on the middle Amazonas River.

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2008

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Use of the recombinant Onchocerca volvulus protein Ov20/OvS1 for the immunodiagnostic differentiation between onchocerciasis and mansonelliasis and for the characterization of hyperreactive onchocerciasis (sowda).
 

Author(s): J L Mpagi, D W Büttner, F W Tischendorf, K D Erttmann, N W Brattig

Journal: Trop. Med. Int. Health. 2000 Dec;5(12):891-7.

 

The protein Ov20/OvS1 was used as antigen in ELISA and Western blot in order to differentiate onchocerciasis from African mansonelliasis and to characterize the hyperreactive form of Onchocerca volvulus infection (sowda). The specificity of the IgG4 Western blot was 98% for the differentiation ...

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2001

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The terms "Mansonelliasis" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mansonelliasis, a neglected parasitic disease in Haiti.
 

Author(s): Christian Pierre Raccurt, Philippe Brasseur, Jacques Boncy

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2014 Sep;109(6):709-11.

 

Reported in Haiti as early as 1923, Mansonella ozzardi is still a neglected disease ignored by the health authorities of the country. This review is an update on the geographic distribution of the coastal foci of mansonelliasis in Haiti, the epidemiological profile and prevalence ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Host Response to Infection and Treatment in Filarial Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Filariasis; Helminthiasis; Loiasis; Mansonelliasis; Onchocerciasis

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2017

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