Filarial Elephantiases

Known as: Filariases, Lymphatic, Elephantiasis, Filarial, Elephantiasis, Filarial [Disease/Finding] 
A clinical disorder that is caused by obstruction of the lymphatic system years after filarial infection. It is characterized by painful and profound… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Culex quinquefasciatus (the southern house mosquito) is an important mosquito vector of viruses such as West Nile virus and St… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis are parasitic helminth diseases that constitute a serious public health issue in tropical… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Wolbachia strain wMelPop reduces the longevity of its Drosophila melanogaster host and, when introduced into the mosquito Aedes… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Available data regarding the distribution, prevalence and severity of various diseases are based on the performance and… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a disease not just treatable or controllable; it is a disease that can be eliminated. Indeed, LF is… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
House design may affect an individual's exposure to malaria parasites, and hence to disease. We conducted a randomized-controlled… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Infection with the endosymbiotic bacteria Wolbachia is widespread in filarial nematodes. Previous studies have suggested… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Lymphatic filariasis affects 119 million people living in 73 countries, with India accounting for 40% of the global prevalence of… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Ten years ago, no one foresaw that in the year 2000 there would be a Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Lymphatic filariasis infects 120 million people in 73 countries worldwide and continues to be a worsening problem, especially in… (More)
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