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- Boussinesq, Michel, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Trends in parasitology 2018 v.34 pp. 335-350
- Loa loa; disease control; drugs; eyes; models; mortality; onchocerciasis; people; public health; Central Africa
- ... Endemic to Central Africa, loiasis – or African eye worm (caused by the filarial nematode Loa loa) – affects more than 10 million people. Despite causing ocular and systemic symptoms, it has typically been considered a benign condition, only of public health relevance because it impedes mass drug administration-based interventions against onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis in co-endemic areas ...