Chapter 25. Onchocerciasis

  1. Richard Wormald1,
  2. Liam Smeeth2,
  3. Katherine Henshaw3 and
  4. Anupa Shah4
  1. Henry Ejere

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698709.ch25

Evidence-based Ophthalmology

Evidence-based Ophthalmology

How to Cite

Ejere, H. (2008) Onchocerciasis, in Evidence-based Ophthalmology (eds R. Wormald, L. Smeeth, K. Henshaw and A. Shah), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698709.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Honorary Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Eyes and Vision, Group, London, UK

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, General Practitioner, London and Editor, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, London, UK

  3. 3

    Review Group Coordinator, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, London, UK

  4. 4

    Trial Search Coordinator, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727914439

Online ISBN: 9780470698709

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Keywords:

  • onchocerca volvulus;
  • onchocerciasis;
  • microfilariae;
  • sclerosing keratiti;
  • ivermectin

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • The Evidence

  • Summary

  • Implications for Practice and Policy

  • Implications for Research

  • References