Filariasis

Filariasis is a parasitic infection caused by various nematodes of the Filarioidea superfamily. Different worms present as different infections depending on the the location of thhe infection: lymphatic filariasis (caused by Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori) is an infection of the lymphatic system, subcutaneous filariasis (caused by Loa loa, Mansonella streptocerca, and Onchocerca volvulus) is an infection of the skin, and serous cavity filariasis (Mansonella perstans and Mansonella ozzardi) is an abdominal infection. Find the latest research on filariasis here.

July 21, 2020
Preprint
Open Access

Ivermectin inhibits extracellular vesicle secretion from parasitic nematodes

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
H. J. LoghryMichael J. Kimber
August 11, 2020
Case Report

Microfilaria in achylous hematuria: Can it imitate urolithiasis?

Tropical Parasitology
Tanish MandalChandra Shekhar Azad
July 8, 2020
Open Access

Seasonal Filarial Infections and Their Black Fly Vectors in Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand

Pathogens
Kittipat AupaleeHiroyuki Takaoka
July 13, 2020
Open Access

Economic Costs and Benefits of Community-Based Lymphedema-Management Programs for Lymphatic Filariasis in India

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Larry Sawers, Eileen Stillwaggon
August 5, 2020

Identification of Human-Derived Attractants to Simulium damnosum Sensu Stricto in the Madi-Mid North Onchocerciasis Focus of Uganda

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Devon CozartThomas R Unnasch
July 19, 2020

Identification of a HSP14-3-3 in Setaria cervi and its cross-reactivity with W bancrofti-infected human sera

Parasite Immunology
Faiyaz AhmadSushma Rathaur
July 10, 2020

Delayed Diagnosis of Non-Endemic Dermatologic Diseases: A Retrospective Review

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Cristina Thomas, Vinod E Nambudiri
August 11, 2020
Open Access

Structural Basis for Designing Multiepitope Vaccines Against COVID-19 Infection: In Silico Vaccine Design and Validation

JMIR Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
Sukrit SrivastavaKailash C Pandey
July 4, 2020
Open Access

Finding hotspots: development of an adaptive spatial sampling approach

Scientific Reports
Ricardo Andrade-PachecoHugh J W Sturrock
August 11, 2020

The global progress of soil-transmitted helminthiases control in 2020 and World Health Organization targets for 2030

PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Antonio MontresorTheresa W Gyorkos
August 12, 2020
Review

New discoveries and applications of mosquito fungal pathogens

Current Opinion in Insect Science
Danyu ShenAi Xia
July 10, 2020

Ocular Filariasis via Dirofilaria Repens in a Fibrotic, Filtering Bleb

JAMA Ophthalmology
Stefano LipperaMyrta Lippera
July 31, 2020
Review
Open Access

Chyluria: what does the clinician need to know?

Therapeutic Advances in Urology
Victoria StainerAmr Hawary
July 24, 2020

Dirofilaria repens infection of the eye with concomitant microfilaremia in a traveler

Journal of Travel Medicine
Frederik Stephan FrenzenDieter Teichmann
August 10, 2020

Cancer incidence in Madras Presidency in 1892-1901: William Niblock's commentary of 1902

Indian Journal of Cancer
Ramya Raman, Anantanarayanan Raman

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