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Excretory-secretory (ES) products of nematodes and other helminths are the first molecules to interact with cell surfaces and soluble proteins within the host. In the present study, ES products of the filarial nematode Onchocerca ochengi were investigated as a model for Onchocerca volvulus, the...

Author(s)
Djafsia, B.; Ndjonka, D.; Dikti, J. V.; Hoorn, S. van; Manchang, K.; Brattig, N.; Liebau, E.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2020, 94, e90,
Abstract

The availability of a safe macrofilaricidal drug would help to accelerate onchocerciasis elimination. A trial was conducted in Cameroon to evaluate the effects of a subcutaneous injectable long-acting formulation of ivermectin (LAFI) on the microfilariae (mf) and adult stages of Onchocerca ochengi. ...

Author(s)
Boussinesq, M.; Enyong Peter; Chounna-Ndongmo, P.; Njouendou, A. J.; Pion, S. D.; Rech, A.; Roberge, C.; Gaudriault, G.; Wanji, S.
Publisher
EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis, France
Citation
Parasite, 2020, 27, 36,
Abstract

Background: The front line molecules from filarial worms and other nematodes or helminthes are their Excretory-Secretory (ES) products. Their interaction with the host cells, proteins and immune system accounts for the skin and eye pathology or hyposensitivity observed in human onchocerciasis. ES...

Author(s)
Boursou, D.; Ndjonka, D.; Eisenbarth, A.; Manchang, K.; Paguem, A.; Ngwasiri, N. N.; Vildina, J. D.; Abanda, B.; Krumkamp, R.; Hoorn, S. van; Renz, A.; Achukwi, M. D.; Liebau, E.; Brattig, N. W.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 200, pp (2 May 2018)
AbstractFull Text

A study was conducted to record the prevalence of aortic onchocercerciasis from February, 2015 to March, 2015 in different cattle slaughter houses at Guwahati. From its origin at heart, at least 8-10 cm long piece of aorta was collected randomly irrespective of age, breed and sex of the subjects....

Author(s)
Rabeya Begam; Saidul Islam; Munmi Saikia; Aditi Kalita; Bulbul, K. H.; Joken Bam; Pallabi Pathak
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2015, 16, 2, pp 225-227
Abstract

The presence of Onchocerca guturosa in cattle is responsible for lesions similar to those observed in cases suspected of brucellosis, however, Onchocerca sp. is not a trade barrier, although it is also responsible for economic losses due to the removal of the affected parts of the carcasses. ...

Author(s)
Soares Filho, P. M.; Dias, A. S.; Castro, I. S. P.; Souza, P. G. de; Galvão, M. de F.; Xavier, F. G.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 4, pp 730-732
Abstract

Macrocyclic lactone (ML) anthelmintics are the most important class of anthelmintics because of our high dependence on them for the control of nematode parasites and some ectoparasites in livestock, companion animals and in humans. However, resistance to MLs is of increasing concern. Resistance is...

Author(s)
Prichard, R. K.; Geary, T. G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, 2019, 10, pp 69-83
Abstract

Parafilariosis, stephanofilariosis, melanosis, onchocerciasis and setariosis, whose names evoke more tropical disease than parasites of European cattle, are of varying importance in Europe. Some were well-known when cattle were used as draft animals because of the pathognomonic clinical signs,...

Author(s)
Dorchies, P.; Alzieu, J. P.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Reddito, 2014, 9, 2, pp 55-59
Abstract

Filarial nematodes possess glutathione transferases (GSTs), ubiquitous enzymes with the potential to detoxify xenobiotic and endogenous substrates, and modulate the host immune system, which may aid worm infection establishment, maintenance and survival in the host. Here we have identified and...

Author(s)
Rose, C.; Praulins, G.; Armstrong, S. D.; Casas-Sanchez, A.; Davis, J.; Molyneux, G.; Yunta, C.; Stead, Z.; Prescott, M.; Perally, S.; Rutter, A.; Makepeace, B. L.; Course, E. J. la; Acosta-Serrano, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2019, 146, 14, pp 1773-1784
Abstract

Flubendazole (FLBZ) is a broad-spectrum benzimidazole anthelmintic used in pigs, poultry, and humans. It has been proposed as a candidate for development for use in elimination programmes for lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis in humans. Moreover, FLBZ has shown promise in cancer chemotherapy, ...

Author(s)
Maté, M. L.; Geary, T.; Mackenzie, C.; Lanusse, C.; Virkel, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2017, 40, 5, pp 493-499
Abstract

Onchocerciasis, a neglected tropical disease prevalent in western and central Africa, is a major health problem and has been targeted for elimination. The causative agent for this disease is the human parasite Onchocerca volvulus. Onchocerca ochengi and Litomosoides sigmodontis, infectious agents...

Author(s)
Wewer, V.; Makepeace, B. L.; Tanya, V. N.; Peisker, H.; Pfarr, K.; Hoerauf, A.; Dörmann, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2017, 47, 14, pp 903-912

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