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Wuchereria bancrofti

wuchereria bancrofti

A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are found in the circulating blood and are carried by mosquitoes.


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The Fiber Disease

... 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 ...

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The Fiber Disease

... with the filarial nematodes Brugia malayi, Onchocerca volvulus and Wuchereria bancrofti which are responsible for the majority of human cases of filarial disease (Ottesen ...

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