Ocular lesions in an Onchocerciasis (river blindness) victim blinded from sclerosing Keratitis.
Ocular lesions in an Onchocerciasis (river blindness) victim blinded from sclerosing Keratitis.
Pityriasis rosea of back
Pityriasis rosea of back
is caused by bites from a filial worm and is transmitted by infected black flies that carry the...
is caused by bites from a filial worm and is transmitted by infected black flies that carry the...
(Source: WHO/TDR/image 9103125) Onchozerkose (Flussblindheit) ist eine Parasitenerkrankung die vor...
(Source: WHO/TDR/image 9103125) Onchozerkose (Flussblindheit) ist eine Parasitenerkrankung, die vor...
While most nodules have three to five worms up to 50 worms can live in one nodule where they can...
While most nodules have three to five worms, up to 50 worms can live in one nodule, where they can...
Catching adult Simulium blackflies the vectors of the parasites which cause Onchocerciasis using a...
Catching adult Simulium blackflies, the vectors of the parasites which cause Onchocerciasis, using a...
Onchocerciasis
Onchocerciasis
Onchocerca volvulus: nodules (removed from under the skin of infected people) contain the adult...
Onchocerca volvulus: nodules (removed from under the skin of infected people) contain the adult...
Life Cycle During a blood meal an infected blackfly introduces third-stage filarial larvae onto the...
Life Cycle During a blood meal, an infected blackfly introduces third-stage filarial larvae onto the...
(Source: Duerr et al. 2005) Figure: Parasite life cycle of a filarial infection using the example...
(Source: Duerr et al., 2005) Figure: Parasite life cycle of a filarial infection, using the example...
Yanomami mother and her children waiting at the clinic for medical attention especially for...
Yanomami mother and her children waiting at the clinic for medical attention, especially for...
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Republic of Guinea These five stamps feature the campaign against river blindness. The first stamp...
Republic of Guinea These five stamps feature the campaign against river blindness. The first stamp...
Fast-flowing water a typical breeding site for larvae of the blackfly Simulium damnosum the...
Fast-flowing water, a typical breeding site for larvae of the blackfly, Simulium damnosum, the...
Ocular lesions in an Onchocerciasis (river blindness) victim blinded from sclerosing Keratitis.
Ocular lesions in an Onchocerciasis (river blindness) victim blinded from sclerosing Keratitis.
Simulium damnosum vector of Onchocerciasis in Africa. © WHO/TDR/Stammers
Simulium damnosum vector of Onchocerciasis in Africa. © WHO/TDR/Stammers
Onchocercose   Infection        Acquisition        Immuno-suppression        Taux d'infection  ...
Onchocercose   Infection        Acquisition        Immuno-suppression        Taux d'infection  ...
Medical doctor using an ultrasound machine to examine a male patient for signs of nodules and worms.
Medical doctor using an ultrasound machine to examine a male patient for signs of nodules and worms.
This woman has leopard skin and onchocercal skin lesions on both legs.
This woman has leopard skin and onchocercal skin lesions on both legs.
Photo: K. Hinton/The Carter Center Flies and testing for river blindness. Documents Interruption of...
Photo: K. Hinton/The Carter Center Flies and testing for river blindness. Documents Interruption of...
Onchocerciasis: leopard skin lichenification
Onchocerciasis: leopard skin, lichenification
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Transmit Onchocerciasis: blackflies (Source: WHO/TDR/image 9103222) Among filaria infections...
Transmit Onchocerciasis: blackflies (Source: WHO/TDR/image 9103222) Among filaria infections,...
Mapped entity: Human Cases Scale: Regional Explanatory Variables: Forest cover land use class...
Mapped entity: Human Cases Scale: Regional Explanatory Variables: Forest cover, land use class...
An eye blinded by microfilariae. Photo courtesy of WHO/TDR
An eye blinded by microfilariae. Photo courtesy of WHO/TDR
Mexico (1974) Guantemala (1963) Valverde Rodolfo Robles (1878-1939) was born in Guantemala and...
Mexico (1974) Guantemala (1963) Valverde Rodolfo Robles (1878-1939) was born in Guantemala and...
Onchocerciasis can be diagnosed by Palpation . Skin snip examination the Mazotti test the DEC patch...
Onchocerciasis can be diagnosed by Palpation . Skin snip examination the Mazotti test the DEC patch...
Symptoms of the disease include acute dermatitis and blindness the result of which is the loss of 1...
Symptoms of the disease include acute dermatitis and blindness, the result of which is the loss of 1...
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