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a disease caused by nematodes in the blood or tissues of the body causing blockage of lymphatic vessels

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Adults acquire filarial infection more rapidly than children: a study in Indonesian transmigrants.
Annual MDAs alone decreased the filarial infection load in the community if there were no lapses.
Filarial infection of the breast: Report of a case with diagnosis by fine needle aspiration cytology.
Interestingly, immunoblotting analysis during our study has shown stronger band recognition in serum and fluid of CFA-positive hydrocele patients which indicates the transfer of filarial specific antigen in active filarial infection, which are of only low molecular weight.
Filarial infection of Mastomys natalensis and their relevance for experimental chemotherapy.
This is consistent with the observed age-related patterns of filarial infection with prevalence increasing with age.
Perhaps, the diversity of clinical responses to filarial infection is due to the intensity and type of immune response to the parasite or parasite products (39); the ongoing intense exposure to infective parasite stages which modifies the immunologic profile and its associated pathology (40).
The filarial infection is prevalent in both the urban and rural areas.
The most common tropical disease was filariasis, with onchocerciasis the most frequent filarial infection, affecting sub-Saharans significantly more often than Latin Americans.
Mansonellosis is the most widespread filarial infection of man in Nigeria (1,2).
Monitoring of filarial infection prevalence in the vector, Culex quinquefasciatus, began in these sites 3 months before the first MDA, using CDC gravid traps (Model 1712, J.
No vector with filarial infection was detected during December which recorded the highest density of mosquitoes (Table 1).
the tools that assess the infection in vectors and human are useful for monitoring transmission of filarial infection.
Lymphedema of the limb is a physically deforming and socially stigmatizing consequence of filarial infection that affects [approximately or equal to] 15 million persons worldwide (6).