Sir Patrick Manson

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Scottish physician who discovered that elephantiasis is spread by mosquitos and suggested that mosquitos also spread malaria (1844-1922)

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Mansonella perstans is a filarial nematode present in 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa; sporadic cases have been reported in Latin America, mostly in the Caribbean and along the Atlantic coast (1); -20% of inhabitants of disease-endemic countries are infected (2).
Onchocercosis mansonella co-infection presenting as a subcutaneous nodule in a child.
lahillei is considered the primary vector of filariasis caused by Mansonella ozzardi (Shelley & Coscaron 2001).
Mansonella perstans microfilaraemia among the Bori community in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria.
Molecular identification of Wolbachia from the filarial nematode Mansonella perstans.
Further, given that pathogen transmission is influenced by the abundance of vectors, the population peaks observed during the summer and fall indicate that these periods could be the most important ones with respect to the risk of transmission of Mansonella ozzardi by Culicoides.
Mansonella perstans is transmitted by tiny biting midges of the genus Culicoides.
loa and Mansonella perstans are endemic to the study region, which is in the equatorial rainforest, and malaria is hyperendemic in the region (1,4).
bancrofti from microfilariae of Mansonella perstans and Loa-loa if present.
The filarial nematode Mansonella perstans is endemic to countries in central and western Africa; its distribution overlaps that of other filarial nematodes W.
The second result is that sequencing of DNA from a limited number of skin snip specimens from Uganda suggests the presence of an organism closely related to Mansonella spp.
Of these, 258 were Onchocerca volvulus infections, 124 were Mansonella perstans infections, 29 were Loa loa infections, and 7 were M.