Filaria bancrofti

Known as: Filaria sanguinis hominis, WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI, bancrofti wuchereria 
A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We developed and evaluated real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays for detecting Wuchereria bancrofti DNA in human blood… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Viewpoint The Millennium Development Goals and a plethora of initiatives have focused on the control of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A pilot study was conducted to determine if host genetic factors influence susceptibility and outcomes in human filariasis. Using… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Delineating the immune responses in lymphatic filariasis has been complicated not only by the rapidly expanding knowledge of new… (More)
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2000
2000
Mathematical models of transmission dynamics of infectious diseases provide a useful tool for investigating the impact of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Filarial nematode parasites establish long-term chronic infections in the context of an antiparasite immunity that is strongly… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The impact of permethrin-impregnated bednets on resting and feeding behaviour of mosquito vectors of Wuchereria bancrofti… (More)
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1997
1997
Human blood samples and indoor-resting Culex pipiens were collected in 33 randomly selected houses from different sectors of a… (More)
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1990
1990
In the town of Makunduchi, Zanzibar, wet pit latrines provided breeding places for Culex quinquefasciatus and there were few… (More)
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1954