Condition 101 About Mansonelliasis

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Top Global Doctors For Mansonelliasis

SW
Elite
Samuel Wanji
Buea, SW, CM
NL
Elite
Nathalia F. Lima
Sao Paulo, SP, BR
AH
Distinguished
Achim Hoerauf
Bonn, DE

Latest Advances On Mansonelliasis

  • Condition: Mansonella Perstans Infection in Ghana
  • Journal: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
  • Treatment Used: Doxycycline
  • Number of Patients: 200
  • Published —
This study determined i) whether wolbachia are present in M. perstans in Ghana and ii) doxycycline treatment will deplete Wolbachia and cause a slow, sustained decline in microfilariae (MF).
  • Condition: Mansonella Ozzardi Infection in the Brazilian Amazon
  • Journal: The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
  • Treatment Used: Ivermectin
  • Number of Patients: 19
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a single oral dose of ivermectin (0.15 mg/kg) in the reduction of the Mansonella ozzardi microfilaraemia and the occurrence of adverse effects in infected people in the Brazilian Amazon.

Clinical Trials For Mansonelliasis