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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Genetic characterization of atypical Mansonella (Mansonella) ozzardi microfilariae in human blood samples from northeastern Peru.
Onchocercosis mansonella co-infection presenting as a subcutaneous nodule in a child.
Epidemiology of concomitant infection due to Loa loa and Mansonella perstans in Gabon.
Mansonella perstans filariasis in Uganda: patterns of microfilaraemia and clinical manifestations in two endemic communities.
Transmision of the human filarial parasite Mansonella ozzardi by Culicoides phlebotomus (Williston) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in coastal north Trinidad.
Loa loa and Mansonella perstans: neglected human infections that need control in Nigeria.
bancrofti from microfilariae of Mansonella perstans and Loa-loa if present.
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.
Similarities to Wuchereria, Brugia, Mansonella, Dirofilaria, and Acanthocheilonema were lower, ranging from 75% to 80%.
Filarial species detected by direct methods were Mansonella perstans (n = 13), Loa loa (n = 4), and Onchocerca volvulus (n = 1).
Dipetalonema for a number of filarial infections that have been correctly placed in the genus Mansonella for >20 years.
At the time of the Ugandan outbreak, Manson (11) believed that the disease was linked to Filaria perstans (now known as Mansonella perstans), a blood-dwelling nematode of no clinical importance.