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  • noun

Synonyms for filaria

European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up

slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates

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A macrofilaricidal agent capable of eliminating adult filarial parasites is urgently needed.
Recently, nuclear genome draft of the first human filarial parasites of Bm (95-Mb) has been reported, which contains 88, 363, 057 bp of assembled sequence with 17.
Manson also discovered that the filarial embryos (microfilariae) disappeared from the blood of the patients at certain times of the day.
Table 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 provides larval mortality at field after applying methanloic extracts of Clerodendron inerme and Acanthus ilicifolius extract on three species of mosquito vectors namely malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi, dengue vector Aedes aegypti and filarial vector, Culex quinquefasciatus.
Neglected diseases are defined as diseases that disproportionately affect the world's poorest people, including tuberculosis or TB, malaria, visceral leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, human African trypanosomiasis or African sleeping sickness, and filarial worm diseases such as onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis.
To the Editor: Loa loa, the African eye worm, is a filarial pathogen of Central African rainforest regions.
NEB maintains a strong basic research program, which includes laboratories focused on neglected tropical diseases caused by filarial parasites.
According to an estimate about 40-50% of males living in highly filarial endemic areas (~20% of the world population) develop testicular hydrocele (1).
At present, they transmit filarial worms, bluetongue virus (BTV), Oropouche virus (OV), African Horse Sickness virus (AHS), and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease virus (EHD), among others, to animals (Linley et al.
Filarial nematodes have been found in the eyes and periorbital region ofhumans worldwide (1-4).
Mansonellosis is the most widespread filarial infection of man in Nigeria (1,2).
Therefore, comprehensive strategies should be developed for urban and crowded areas to increase compliance otherwise these areas will serve as a persistent source of filarial infection.
The thread-like, parasitic filarial worms Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi that cause lymphatic filariasis live almost exclusively in humans.
This case also questions the previous reports of filarial dance sign being a feature of adult worms.