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Follow-up studies were conducted of a single case of zoonotic onchocerciasis in a 2-year-old girl at Tabaru, a suburb of Oita city, Kyushu, Japan, perhaps involving O. gutturosa of cattle [see H. Hashimoto et al. (1990) Journal of Dermatology, 19: 52-55]. Four collections were made of biting flies...

Author(s)
Takaoka, H.; Baba, M.; Bain, O.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1989, 17, 4, pp 279-284
Abstract

Injection of blackflies with 2 types of bovine Onchocerca microfilariae (mf) (hitherto regarded as different stages of O. gutturosa) obtained from engorged Simulium spp. or umbilical skins of slaughtered cattle in Oita, Japan, was carried out to determine whether they could develop to 3rd-stage...

Author(s)
Takaoka, H.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1990, 18, 2, pp 183-188
Abstract

Dissections of female blackflies collected while attacking a cow at the Omyojin Farm, Iwate, northern Japan, showed that 4.4% of 1104 Simulium daisense, 0.8% of 913 S. aokii, 0.5% of 741 S. iwatense and 0.9% of 340 S. nikkoense examined were naturally infected with filarial larvae. There were at...

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Takaoka, H.; Aoki, C.; Hayakawa, H.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1992, 20, 1, pp 1-9
Abstract

Female blackflies were collected in 1988-89 at 5 cattle sheds (i.e. from windows, or flying around cattle or man) in Oita, southern Japan, where human zoonotic onchocerciasis had occurred. Among the 8 Simulium species captured, S. bidentatum was predominant, followed by S. arakawae. Natural...

Author(s)
Takaoka, H.; Bain, O.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1990, 18, 1, pp 1-10