Last Posted: Aug 03, 2021
- Predicting the environmental suitability for onchocerciasis in Africa as an aid to elimination planning.
Cromwell Elizabeth A et al. PLoS neglected tropical diseases 2021 15(7) e0008824
- Genetic response to an environmental pathogenic agent: HLA-DQ and onchocerciasis in northwestern Ecuador.
De Angelis F, et al. Tissue antigens 2011 11
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- Genetic polymorphisms in MDR1, CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 genes in a Ghanaian population: a plausible explanation for altered metabolism of ivermectin in humans?
Kudzi William, et al. BMC medical genetics 2010 0 (1) 111
- Fc gamma RIIa (CD32) polymorphism and onchocercal skin disease: implications for the development of severe reactive onchodermatitis (ROD).
Ali Magdi M M, et al. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 2007 12 (6) 1074-8
- The variant Arg110Gln of human IL-13 is associated with an immunologically hyper-reactive form of onchocerciasis (sowda).
Hoerauf Achim, et al. Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur 2002 1 (1) 37-42
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