Onchocerca jakutensis Filariasis in Humans

  title={Onchocerca jakutensis Filariasis in Humans},
  author={Martina Koehsler and Afschin Soleiman and Horst Asp{\"o}ck and H. Auer and Julia Walochnik},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
We identified Onchocerca jakutensis as the causative agent of an unusual human filariasis in a patient with lupus erythematosus. To our knowledge, this is the first case of human infection with O. jakutensis and the first human case of zoonotic onchocercosis involving >1 worm. 

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