Microfilaria of Wuchereria bancrofti in bone marrow smear
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
S PradhanK N Singh
Microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti were detected in seven cases of anemia in persons with asymptomatic filariasis. In three cases microfilariae could not be detected in the blood. Their presence in bone marrow may indicate the ability of microfilariae to cross the vessel wall.
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