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Mansonella

 [man″so-nel´ah]
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.

Mansonella

(man'sō-nel'ă),
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.

Mansonella

[man′sənel′ə]
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.

Mansonella

A 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
schistosomiasis mansoni - infection with Schistosoma mansoni. Synonym(s): intestinal schistosomiasis; Manson disease; Manson schistosomiasis

Mansonella

a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filaroidea transmitted by Culicoides and Simulium spp.

Mansonella ozzardi
a species found in the mesentery and visceral fat of humans in Central and South America; suspected sightings also in domestic animals.
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Analysis of the 24-h microfilarial periodicity of Mansonella perstans Parasitol Res.
Mansonella perstans: safety and efficacy of ivermectin alone, albendazole alone and the two drugs in combination.
Genetic characterization of atypical Mansonella (Mansonella) ozzardi microfilariae in human blood samples from northeastern Peru.
Transmision of the human filarial parasite Mansonella ozzardi by Culicoides phlebotomus (Williston) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in coastal north Trinidad.
Loa loa and Mansonella perstans: neglected human infections that need control in Nigeria.
Epidemiology of concomitant infection due to Loa loa and Mansonella perstans in Gabon.
Rapid assessment of the geographical distribution of Mansonella perstans infections in Uganda, by screening schoolchildren for microfilariae.
2001-2002 (2) progressive epileptic encephalopathy; weak associations with measles, sorghum, and baboon brain consumption; stronger associations with testing for onchocerciasis and Mansonella perstans nematodes Tanzania, Winkler et al.
Similarities to Wuchereria, Brugia, Mansonella, Dirofilaria, and Acanthocheilonema were lower, ranging from 75% to 80%.
Filarial species detected by direct methods were Mansonella perstans (n = 13), Loa loa (n = 4), and Onchocerca volvulus (n = 1).