Microfilaria

Known as: Microfilariae, filariform larva 
The prelarval stage of Filarioidea found in the blood and tissues of mammals, birds and intermediate hosts (vector).
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) control started in Tanga Region of Tanzania in 2004, with annual ivermectin/albendazole mass drug… (More)
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2008
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2008
INTRODUCTION While we lack a complete understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which parasites establish and achieve… (More)
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2007
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2007
In a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Ghana, 67 onchocerciasis patients received 200-mg/day doxycycline for 4–6 weeks… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Ivermectin has been used for onchocerciasis control since 1987. Because of the long-term use of this drug and the… (More)
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2006
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2006
Both T cells and APC have been strongly implicated in the immune suppression observed during filarial nematode infections, but… (More)
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2004
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2004
The pathogenesis of the sub-optimal response of Onchocerca volvulus to ivermectin was investigated in a 30-month follow-up of 28… (More)
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2003
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2003
Recently, experts have warned that mass treatment with ivermectin alone may not interrupt the transmission of Onchocerca. Hence… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND Most of the effort directed at understanding the role infections have in preventing allergy has focused on bacteria… (More)
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2000
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2000
The pathogenesis of filarial disease is characterized by acute and chronic inflammation. Inflammatory responses are thought to be… (More)
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2000
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2000
Filarial nematodes are important and widespread parasites of animals and humans. We have been using the African bovine parasite… (More)
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