Simulium damnosum


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Si·mu·lium dam·no·'sum

species that is an important vector of onchocerciasis in central Africa.

Simulium damnosum

A species that is the intermediate host of the filarial worm Onchocerca volvulus.
See also: Simulium
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Susceptibility of Simulium damnosum complex larvae to temephos in the Tukuyu onchocerciasis focus, southwest Tanzania.
Biting behaviour of Simulium damnosum complex and Onchocerca volvulus infection along Osun River, southwest Nigeria.
Transmission dynamics of Simulium damnosum in rural communities of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
Longitudinal evaluation of repellency activity of Ocimum gratissimum (Labiatae) volatile oil against Simulium damnosum.
Infectivity and transmission dynamics of Simulium damnosum s.