Head nodding syndrome and river blindness: a parasitologic perspective

Epilepsia. 2009 Oct;50(10):2325-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2009.02280.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Africa South of the Sahara / epidemiology
  • Animals
  • Antibodies, Helminth / analysis
  • Antiparasitic Agents / therapeutic use
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid / parasitology
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Ivermectin / therapeutic use
  • Microfilariae / isolation & purification
  • Onchocerca volvulus / immunology
  • Onchocerca volvulus / isolation & purification*
  • Onchocerciasis / complications*
  • Onchocerciasis / drug therapy*
  • Onchocerciasis / parasitology*
  • Onchocerciasis, Ocular / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Onchocerciasis, Ocular / drug therapy
  • Onchocerciasis, Ocular / parasitology*
  • Spasms, Infantile / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Spasms, Infantile / epidemiology
  • Spasms, Infantile / parasitology*
  • Syndrome

Substances

  • Antibodies, Helminth
  • Antiparasitic Agents
  • Ivermectin