Gerusa Dreyer


Country: Brazil


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    Dreyer G, Addiss D, Noroes J. Does longevity of adult Wuchereria bancrofti increase with decreasing intensity of parasite transmission? Insights from clinical observations. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2005;99:883-92 pubmed
    ..4 per ml). In conclusion, survival of adult W. bancrofti is inversely associated with transmission intensity. These findings have implications for filariasis elimination and research. ..
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    Dreyer G, Addiss D, Williamson J, Noroes J. Efficacy of co-administered diethylcarbamazine and albendazole against adult Wuchereria bancrofti. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2006;100:1118-25 pubmed
    ..Addition of albendazole appeared to decrease the macrofilaricidal effect of DEC against W. bancrofti, with no detectable enhancement in microfilarial suppression...
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    Dreyer G, Addiss D, Gadelha P, Lapa E, Williamson J, Dreyer A. Interdigital skin lesions of the lower limbs among patients with lymphoedema in an area endemic for bancroftian filariasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2006;11:1475-81 pubmed
    ..Prevention of ADLA through prompt recognition and treatment of interdigital skin lesions will require that patients be taught to identify lesions, especially between the toes and to recognize them as abnormal. ..
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    Dreyer G, Lins R, Noroes J, Rizzo J, Figueredo Silva J. Sensitivity of the immunochromatographic card test relative to detection of adult Wuchereria bancrofti worms by ultrasound. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008;78:28-34 pubmed