Species page : Onchocerca ochengi

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Species Onchocerca ochengi
Common Name: African Riverblindness nematodes
Clade: Clade III
Disease: Onchocersiasis (African Riverblindness) infects an estimated 18 million people worldwide resulting in 270,000 cases of bilateral blindness and 1 million cases of visual impairment. It is the second most common cause of infectious blindness.
Sequencing: Smith College (Williams Laboratory)
External Collaborators: Biology and Epidemiology
TIGR Onchocercha Gene Index
Steve Williams, Smith College
Project Contact: Makedonka Mitreva
NemaGene information: NemaGene gene count :12,914
KEGG Associations: NemaPath
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