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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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2015
2015
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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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2009
2009
ZusammenfassungDurch Arthropoden übertragene Infektionen haben in der jüngeren Vergangenheit zunehmend an Bedeutung gewonnen… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Transmission of dirofilariasis in Europe is dependent upon the presence of sufficient numbers of infected dogs, susceptible… Expand
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1998
Review
1998
SUMMARY Filariae of animals, especially those of mammals, often infect humans and typically produce cryptic infections. These… Expand
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1997
Review
1997
Some authors divide the genus Dirofilaria into two subgenera. The subgenus Dirofilaria consists of 5 apparently valid species (D… Expand
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1997
Review
1997
Helminthic infections are prevalent worldwide. The intestinal ascarid, Toxocara, the animal filarial parasite, Dirofilaria, and… Expand
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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
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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
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