Immunological responses to Onchocerca volvulus microfilariae

Last updated 26th Sep 2019
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A pinboard by JOSHUA LABADAH

Graduate Student, West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens


Finding out how the body by itself fights the parasite that causes river blindness and the immune factors.

Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, is a neglected tropical disease that affects the skin and the eye. It is caused by a nematode, Onchocerca volvulus. The disease pathology in other wor...