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- Awaca-Uvon, Naomi-Pitchouna, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2019 v.12 no.1 pp. 162
- Bancroftian filariasis; Culicidae; Wuchereria bancrofti; bed nets; blood; drugs; epidemiology; farmers; levamisole; males; population density; regression analysis; risk factors; risk reduction; rivers; villages; Democratic Republic of the Congo
- ... BACKGROUND: Little is known regarding risk factors for lymphatic filariasis (LF) in Central Africa. To expand on what is known, we studied the epidemiology of LF in two endemic villages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. METHODS: Dependent variables were Wuchereria bancrofti antigenaemia detected with filarial test strips (FTS) and microfilaraemia detected by night blood smears. The followin ...