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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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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Lymphatic filariasis is caused by filarial nematode parasites, including Brugia malayi. Adult worms live in the lymphatic system… 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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Chemotherapy of onchocerciasis by doxycycline, which targets symbiotic Wolbachia endobacteria, has been shown to result in a long… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Recently, experts have warned that mass treatment with ivermectin alone may not interrupt the transmission of Onchocerca. Hence… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Helminth parasites have large genomes (approximately 10(8) bp) which are likely to encode a spectrum of products able to block or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Most of the effort directed at understanding the role infections have in preventing allergy has focused on bacteria… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The pathogenesis of filarial disease is characterized by acute and chronic inflammation. Inflammatory responses are thought to be… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Filarial nematodes are important and widespread parasites of animals and humans. We have been using the African bovine parasite… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Patients with chronic helminth infections, despite having abundant basophils and mast cells specifically sensitized with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The literature pertaining to the prevalence of avian hematozoa in North America, north of Mexico, together with unpublished… Expand
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