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Filariasis

Known as: Filariases, Infections, Filarioidea, Filarioidea Infection 
Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The aim of this study was to investigate the larvicidal potential of the hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, acetone, methanol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND In its first 8 years, the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF) achieved an unprecedentedly rapid… Expand
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Review
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… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Ecological disturbances exert an influence on the emergence and proliferation of malaria and zoonotic parasitic diseases… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Infants and children are routinely vaccinated with bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) in areas of the world where worm infections are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
  • Eric A. Ottesen
  • Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 23233626
Ten years ago, no one foresaw that in the year 2000 there would be a Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
 
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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… Expand
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