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Genus Wuchereria

Known as: Wuchereria, Wuchererias 
A genus of parasitic filarial nematodes in the family Onchocercidae that mainly affects humans in warm climates. The adult forms live chiefly in… Expand
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2012
2012
Mitochondrial (mt) genome sequences have enabled comparison of population genetics and evolution for numerous free-living and… Expand
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2011
2011
Antibody tests are useful for mapping the distribution of lymphatic filariasis (LF) in countries and regions and for monitoring… Expand
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2011
2011
We have developed loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method to detect Wuchereria bancrofti DNA. The sensitivity and… Expand
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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… Expand
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2002
2002
PCR has recently been studied as a promising tool for monitoring the progress of efforts to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. PCR… Expand
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2001
2001
A double-blind placebo-controlled trial was carried out in 1994-98 to compare the effects of 4 cycles of single-dose… Expand
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2001
2001
We developed an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that detects filaria-specific immunoglobulin G4 antibodies in… Expand
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
To identify Wuchereria bancrofti DNA sequences that could be used as the basis for a simple and rapid parasite detection assay, a… Expand
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1996
1996
Bancroftian filariasis is endemic in many areas of Papua New Guinea. This study describes the entomologic indices of transmission… Expand
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
 
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