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16) After 16 months of migratory Calabar swellings and the appearance of a single migrating ocular worm, the provocative administration of DEC and the therapeutic administration of ivermectin failed to cause any detectable microfilaremia, but did gradually return the eosinophil count to normal and stopped the Calabar swellings.