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PLOS 20/04/17 Guinea worm eradication: Progress and challenges— should we beware of the dog? Citation: Molyneux D, Sankara DP (2017) Guinea worm eradication: Progress and challenges— should we beware of the dog?

PLOS 20/04/17 Guinea worm eradication: Progress and challenges— should we beware of the dog?

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(4): e0005495. Editor: Judd L. Walson, University of Washington, UNITED STATES Published: April 20, 2017 Copyright: © 2017 Molyneux, Sankara. Funding: The authors received no specific funding for this work. Competing interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. CDC EID – NOV 2016 – Au sommaire notamment : Guinea Worm (Dracunculus medinensis) Infection in a Wild-Caught Frog, Chad. Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (M.L.

CDC EID – NOV 2016 – Au sommaire notamment : Guinea Worm (Dracunculus medinensis) Infection in a Wild-Caught Frog, Chad

Eberhard); University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA (C.A. Cleveland, M.J. Yabsley); The Carter Center, Atlanta (H. Zirimwabagabo, E. Ruiz-Tiben); Ministry of Public Health, N’Djamena, Chad (P.T. Suggested citation for this article Abstract A third-stage (infective) larva of Dracunculus medinensis, the causative agent of Guinea worm disease, was recovered from a wild-caught Phrynobatrachus francisci frog in Chad. Open Access Library Journal 16/07/15 Progress towards the Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis.

IRD - Le cycle de vie de la dracunculose. OMS - 2014 - Plaquette : éradication du ver de Guinée. NPR 09/08/16 Why The World Isn't Close To Eradicating Guinea Worm. For the past few years, the world has been on the edge of one of the biggest medical triumphs of modern history: Wiping out a horrific parasite from the face of the Earth.

NPR 09/08/16 Why The World Isn't Close To Eradicating Guinea Worm

In the early '80s, there were 3.2 million cases of Guinea worm — a two-feet long worm that emerges slowly — and excruciatingly — from a blister on the skin. "It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as these lowly ... creatures. " That's what Charles Darwin said about earthworms. His quote applies to parasitic worms, too. This week Goats and Soda looks at the import of the lowly worm. Toggle caption NPR A massive campaign, led by President Jimmy Carter, has eradicated the worm from all but four countries. CDC EID - AOUT 2016 - Possible Role of Fish and Frogs as Paratenic Hosts of Dracunculus medinensis, Chad.

REVUE CAMES - 1998 - Gestion de l'eau et maladies d'origine hydrique dans le terroir de Donsin au Burkina Faso: cas du ver de Guinée. Gestion de l'eau et maladies d'originehydrique dans le terroir de Donsin au Burkina Faso: cas du ver de Guinée J.N.

REVUE CAMES - 1998 - Gestion de l'eau et maladies d'origine hydrique dans le terroir de Donsin au Burkina Faso: cas du ver de Guinée

PODA*, A.ILBOUDO*, Y. Présentation - Filarioses. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (Michigan) - North American Guinea Worm. North American Guinea Worm (Dracunculosis) Description The North American guinea worms are nematodes found in numerous furbearing species in the U.S. and Canada. Two species of worms, Dracunculus insignis and D. lutrae, are recognized under this common name. The slender worms reside in the subcutaneous spaces of the legs, resulting in ulcerations in these affected areas. Distribution. Carter Center Guinea Worm Eradication Program. Dracunculus medinensis. Dracunculus medinensis or Guinea worm is a nematode that causes dracunculiasis, also known as guinea worm disease.[1] The disease is caused by the large female nematode of D. medinensis,[2] which is among the longest nematodes infecting humans.[3] The adult female is primarily larger than the adult male. The longest adult female recorded was 800 mm (31 in), while the adult male was only 40 mm (1.6 in).[4] References[edit] External links[edit] Donors Commit $240 Million to Fight Neglected Diseases.

Dracunculiasis. Dracunculiasis, also called guinea worm disease (GWD), is an infection by the guinea worm.[1] A person becomes infected when he drinks water that contains water fleas infected with guinea worm larvae.[1] Initially there are no symptoms.[2] About one year later, the person develop a painful burning feeling as the female worm forms a blister in the skin, usually on the lower limb.[1] The worm then comes out of the skin over a few weeks.[3] During this time it may be difficult to walk or work.[2] It is very uncommon for the disease to cause death.[1] Signs and symptoms[edit] Dracunculiasis can migrate to the foot. Dracunculiasis is diagnosed by seeing the worms emerging from the lesions on the legs of infected individuals and by microscopic examinations of the larvae.[11] As the worm moves downwards, usually to the lower leg, through the subcutaneous tissues it leads to intense pain localized to its path of travel.

Filariose de Bancroft. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La filariose lymphatique, est une maladie tropicale, infectieuse et plus précisément parasitaire provoquée par des vers parasites du genre filaire Wuchereria bancrofti (filariose de Bancroft), Brugia malayi (filariose de Malaisie) et Brugia timori, toutes transmises par les moustiques. Elle fait partie des filarioses comme le sont l'onchocercose, la loase ou la dracunculose. C’est une affection extrêmement rare dans les pays occidentaux.

Dracunculose. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La dracunculose, également appelée filariose de Médine, est une maladie parasitaire causée par un nématode. Le ver parasite responsable de cette maladie est appelé Dracunculus medinensis. Le nom de Dracunculus vient du latin « petit dragon ». Il est présent dans des crustacés microscopiques, les cyclopes, vivant dans l’eau stagnante. La femelle est le plus gros parasite qui puisse se loger dans les tissus humains, elle peut mesurer jusqu'à un mètre de long et 2 mm de diamètre. Filaire de Médine. Bull Soc Pathol Exot, 2006, 99, 5, 377-385 Éradication de la dracunculose. ETUDES MEDICALES - 1986 - LES VECTEURS DU VER DE GUINÉE EN AFRIQUE.

CDC 23/02/10 Guinea Worm Disease - Frequently Asked Questions. CDC 15/07/08 Dracunculiasis - Guinea Worm Disease. BaylisascariasisRaccoons more active in spring...Learn More» Animated VideoNPR's history of resistance to malaria drugs (2.5 Minutes).Learn More» CDC Bottle BioassayCDC Bottle Bioassay Manual Now Available OnlineLearn More» A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. Parasites can cause disease in humans. Some parasitic diseases are easily treated and some are not. The burden of these diseases often rests on communities in the tropics and subtropics, but parasitic infections also affect people in developed countries. Dracunculose. OMS - 13 mai 2011, vol. 86, 20 (pp 189–204) Éradication de la dracunculose – Bilan de la surveillance mondiale, 2010.