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Onchocerca volvulus

"Onchocerca volvulus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A species of parasitic nematodes widely distributed throughout central Africa and also found in northern South America, southern Mexico, and Guatemala. Its intermediate host and vector is the blackfly or buffalo gnat.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Onchocerca volvulus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Onchocerca volvulus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1998 and 2000 and 2001 and 2007 and 2016 and 2017 and 2018
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