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wuchereria

A genus of filarial nematodes.


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The Fiber Disease

... protein product (Bm-MIF) with 42% identity to human and murine MIF. MIF homologues were also found to be expressed in the related filarial species Wuchereria bancrofti and Onchocerca volvulus. Bm-mif was transcribed by adult and larval parasites, and the protein product was found in somatic extracts ...

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Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:14 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... is regulated by the FDA.5 Raw or uncooked fish and contaminated water are also sources.6 Differential diagnosis of buccal lesions should include Wuchereria bancrofti6 and Dirofilaria immitis." http://www.specialtylabs.com/books/display.asp?id=1881 skytroll

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by Skytroll
Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:19 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... health problem in humans and animals. More than 140 million people are infected with the filarial nematodes Brugia malayi, Onchocerca volvulus and Wuchereria bancrofti which are responsible for the majority of human cases of filarial disease (Ottesen 1992, 1995). The heartworm disease of dogs and ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Sep 10, 2006 5:57 pm
 
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