Scientists hope a diagnostic kit in the in the develop and test develop and test for onchocerciasis and other parasitic diseases.
Onchocerciasis is an insidious disease that affects both the individual and society. .
A Stubborn diseasethe vast majority of onchocerciasis infections occur in sub-Saharan Africa, the greatest burden of disease in rural Nigeria, and to a lesser degree in Yemen and in parts of Central and South America. Although control and elimination bear bear fruit in the past decade and large areas have a much lower infection rate than in the past, cause the disease even further into misery for millions.
People acquire the disease after repeatedly repeatedly bitten by black flies that harbor the worm, Onchocerca volvulus, which breed near fast moving rivers. Continue reading “25 August 2015 Sagent Pharmaceuticals.”