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Access to biological materials and field testing for onchocerciasis

SUBMISSION ID 2822

Contact Details

Provider University of Buea, Cameroon
Partnership Hub Coordinator Name BIO Ventures for Global Health
221 Main Street, Suite 1600
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Tel: +1 415 446 94 43
partnershiphub@bvgh.org

Submission Summary

TitleAccess to biological materials and field testing for onchocerciasis
Executive Summary/Abstract The University of Buea has access to onchocerciasis patients, and can therefore provide to partners a range of biological materials including serum and parasites. We can also undertake epidemiological surveys and field testing.
Keywords Access to onchocerciasis patient samples;

Disease Selection

Disease Onchocerciasis
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Name(s) of Infectious Organism(s)
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Human Target Organ(s)
Mechanism of Action (MoA)
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Type of Data

Type of Data Other Type of Data or Service







OTHER TYPE OF DATA OR SERVICES SUBFIELDS

Data/Service Description

 
Summary/Abstract Text The University of Buea is willing to enter into partnerships for access to its state of the art facilities and expertise in drug screening for onchocerciasis whole parasite: adult worms, microfilariae and L3; medium throughput . The screens are primarily based on the Onchocerca ochengi model and include a Loa loa microfilariae screening component.
Keywords onchocerciasis drug screening;
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Benefits for Disease

 
Field(s) of Current Application
How to use Data/Service for Disease
Potential Benefits for Disease Application

Publication/Patent Status

 
Proprietary Data/Service No

Collaboration Status

 
In house only Yes