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Dirofilaria

Known as: Dirofilarias 
A genus of filarial nematodes. Various immature species have been found to infect the eyes or subcutaneous tissue in humans.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Stomoxys flies are mechanical vectors of pathogens present in the blood and skin of their animal hosts, especially livestock, but… Expand
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2013
2013
A novel direct PCR assay for the detection of Dirofilaria spp. from EDTA blood, Knott test, FTA cards, adult filarial worms, skin… Expand
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2009
2009
  • A. Hoerauf
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 205075685
The prevalence of filarial infections in the tropics is second only to that of geohelminth (soil-transmitted helminth) infections… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Transmission of dirofilariasis in Europe is dependent upon the presence of sufficient numbers of infected dogs, susceptible… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
SUMMARY Filariae of animals, especially those of mammals, often infect humans and typically produce cryptic infections. These… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Some authors divide the genus Dirofilaria into two subgenera. The subgenus Dirofilaria consists of 5 apparently valid species (D… Expand
Review
1997
Review
1997
Helminthic infections are prevalent worldwide. The intestinal ascarid, Toxocara, the animal filarial parasite, Dirofilaria, and… Expand
1978
1978
  • H. Payan
  • Archives of dermatology
  • 1978
  • Corpus ID: 41828872
Human infection with Dirofilaria is rare. Fewer than 100 cases have been reported in the world's literature. Among the cases… Expand
1972
1972
  • D. Spratt
  • International journal for parasitology
  • 1972
  • Corpus ID: 11348953
Spratt D. M., 1972. Aspects of the life history of Dirofilaria roemeri in naturally and experimentally infected kangaroos… Expand