Onchocerca jakutensis Filariasis in Humans

@inproceedings{Koehsler2007OnchocercaJF,
  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},
  year={2007}
}
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. 

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
18 Citations
14 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Redescription of Onchocerca jakutensis (Gubanov, 1964) (Nematoda, Filaroideaea)

  • AW Demiaszkiewicz
  • Acta Parasitologica Polonica
  • 1993

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…