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.

January 21, 2022

Emerging Mosquito Resistance to Piperonyl Butoxide-Synergized Pyrethroid Insecticide and Its Mechanism.

Journal of Medical Entomology
Guofa ZhouGuiyun Yan
January 20, 2022

Scaling-up filariasis lymphoedema management into the primary health care system in Kerala State, Southern India: a case study in healthcare equity.

Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Suma T KrishnasastryRajeev Sadanandan
January 20, 2022
Correction

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Experimental Parasitology
Hathai NochotPatsharaporn Techasintana Sarasombath
January 17, 2022
Open Access

Macrofilaricidal Activity, Acute and Biochemical Effects of Three Lichen Species Found on Mount Cameroon.

Journal of Parasitology Research
Thierry Roland KangMoses Njutain Ngemenya
January 16, 2022

Imported occult loiasis: diagnostic algorithm proposal for a difficult diagnosis.

Journal of Travel Medicine
Victor GerberJulie Brunet
January 14, 2022

Community perception of epilepsy and its treatment in onchocerciasis-endemic villages of Maridi county, western equatoria state, South Sudan.

Epilepsy & Behavior : E&B
Stephen Raimon JadaRobert Colebunders
January 12, 2022
Review
Open Access

Lymphatic Filariasis: A Systematic Review on Morbidity and Its Repercussions in Countries in the Americas.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Zulma M MedeirosAna M Aguiar-Santos
January 12, 2022

Laboratory analysis as support to slaughterhouse inspection in Songea cattle abattoir (Tanzania): A public health perspective.

Veterinary Parasitology : Regional Studies and Reports
Filippo Maria DiniRoberta Galuppi
January 11, 2022
Preprint
Open Access

Geospatial modeling of pre-intervention prevalence of Onchocerca volvulus infection in Ethiopia as an aid to onchocerciasis elimination

MedRxiv : the Preprint Server for Health Sciences
H. ShresthaWarwick Grant
January 11, 2022
Review
Open Access

Healthcare Practitioners' Knowledge of Lymphedema.

International Journal of Vascular Medicine
Hossein YarmohammadiSeyed Fatah Mahdavi Anari
January 7, 2022

Potential inhibitors for peroxiredoxin 6 of W. bancrofti: A combined study of modelling, structure-based drug design and MD simulation.

Journal of Molecular Graphics & Modelling
Muthusamy SureshanKadhirvel Saraboji

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