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a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filarioidea. M. ozzar´di is found in the mesentery and visceral fat of humans in Central and South America.
A genus of filaria, widely distributed in tropic Africa and South America, that infects the peritoneal cavity, serous surfaces, or skin of humans and other primates with unsheathed microfilariae. The important human parasites Mansonella perstans and Mansonella streptocerca formerly were placed in the genera Dipetalonema, Acanthocheilonema, and Tetrapetalonema.
Mansonella/Man·son·el·la/ (man″son-el´ah) a genus of filarial nematodes. M. ozzar´di is found in the mesentery and visceral fat of humans in Central and South America.
a genus of nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea, found in Central and South America and Africa. M. ozzardi and M. perstans are two species that parasitize humans and cause mild symptoms. See also mansonellosis.
MansonellaA genus of filaria, which includes M ozzardi and M perstans, that cause haematogenous and cutaneous infections.
Manson,Sir Patrick, English authority on tropical medicine, 1844-1922.
Schistosoma mansoni - a disease-causing parasite transmitted by snails.
Mansonella - a genus of filaria, widely distributed in tropical Africa and South America.
Mansonia - a genus of brown or black medium-sized mosquitoes.
Manson disease - Synonym(s): Schistosoma mansoni
Manson eye worm - a widely distributed spiruroid nematode parasite of fowl. Synonym(s): Oxyspirura mansoni
Manson pyosis - obsolete term for a superficial pyogenic infection. Synonym(s): pemphigus contagiosus
Manson schistosomiasis - Synonym(s): schistosomiasis mansoni
Manson syndrome - pulmonary obliterative arteriolitis.
Oxyspirura mansoni - Synonym(s): Manson eye worm
a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filaroidea transmitted by Culicoides and Simulium spp.
a species found in the mesentery and visceral fat of humans in Central and South America; suspected sightings also in domestic animals.