Brugia

Brugia

 [broo´je-ah]
a genus of filarial worms. B. mala′yi is a species similar to, and often found in association with, Wuchereria bancrofti, causing human filariasis and elephantiasis throughout Southeast Asia, the China Sea, and eastern India.

Brugia

(brū'jē-ă),
A genus of filarial worms transmitted by mosquitoes to humans, primates, felid carnivores, and a number of other mammals.

Brugia

/Brug·ia/ (broo´jah) a genus of filarial worms, including B. mala´yi, a species similar to, and often found in association with, Wuchereria bancrofti, which causes human filariasis and elephantiasis throughout Southeast Asia, the China Sea, and eastern India.

Brugia

[bruj′ə]
Etymology: S.L. Brug, Dutch parasitologist in Indonesia, 1879-1946
a genus of nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea that parasitize humans and other mammals. See also filariasis.

Brugia

a genus of the family Onchocercidae of worms. Includes B. celonensis, B. malayi, B. pahangi, B. patei, B. timori and others.
In tropical countries Brugia spp. are parasitic in the lymphatics of primates, carnivores and insectivores; parasitized animals may act as reservoirs for human infection. Transmission is via mosquitoes.
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The major offending organisms in lymphatic filariasis are Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi or Brugia timori.
Several types of parasitic roundworms have iPGM, including Brugia malayi and Onchocerca volvulus, which infect roughly 150 million people living mostly in tropical regions.
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2003) and animal parasites Brugia malayi (Ghedin et al.
The nematode Wuchereria bancrofti accounts for majority of cases worldover followed by Brugia malayi and Brugia timori.
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Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a mosquito-borne, chronically disabling tropical disease caused by infection with thread-like parasitic filarial worms Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and B.
Canine filariosis is caused mainly by filarial nematodes belonging to Dirofilaria, Dipetalonema and Brugia species (Ambily, 2009).