Dirofilariasis

Known as: Heartworm Disease, Disease, Heartworm, Dirofilariases 
Infection with nematodes of the genus DIROFILARIA, usually in animals, especially dogs, but occasionally in man.
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2011
2011
Human filariasis is mainly caused by the parasites, Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi, whose adults live in the lymphatic… (More)
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2010
2010
Human dirofilariasis is a zoonotic infection most commonly caused by Dirofilaria repens. It has not been widely recognized in… (More)
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2008
2008
A rare occurrence of ocular subconjunctival dirofilariasis in a 53-year-old healthy Indian male working in Dubai, UAE presenting… (More)
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2007
2007
We report 14 cases of human subcutaneous dirofilariasis caused by Dirofilaria repens, diagnosed from February 2003 through July… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The etiologic agents of human dirofilariasis in the Old World are Dirofilaria immitis, which cause pulmonary and subcutaneous… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Filarial nematodes are important helminth parasites of the tropics and a leading cause of global disability. They include species… (More)
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2002
2002
Dirofilariasis is a parasitic disease of domestic and wild animals that occasionally may present as zoonotic infection in humans… (More)
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2002
2002
Most of human dirofilariasis are pulmonary or subcutaneous infections, but there have been a few reports of human dirofilariasis… (More)
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2001
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2001
AIMS Sixty new cases of human dirofilariasis due to Dirofilaria repens, occurring in Italy between 1990 and 1999, are presented… (More)
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2001
2001
Human dirofilariasis caused by Dirofilaria repens, have been reported to occur widely throughout Asia, Europe and Africa. Reports… (More)
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