Mansonella


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Related to Mansonella: Mansonella perstans, Mansonella streptocerca

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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Acerca de la Transmision de Mansonella ozzardi (Manson).
Simuliid blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae) and ceratopogonid midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) as vectors of Mansonella ozzardi (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) in northern Argentina.
Rapid assessment of the geographical distribution of Mansonella perstans infections in Uganda, by screening schoolchildren for microfilariae.
Characteristics of patients with active Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, monoinfected or co-infected with Mansonella perstans, and of household contacts, Ghana, August 2010-December 2012 * No.
Nodules in the conjunctiva, bung-eye, and bulge-eye in Africa caused by Mansonella perstans.
Hypogonadism and ecdysteroid production in Loa loa and Mansonella perstans filariasis.
Comparison of different anthelminthic drug regimens against Mansonella perstans filariasis.
Biting of anthropophilic Culicoides fulvithorax (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), a vector of Mansonella perstans in Nigeria.
Prevalence of Mansonella perstans infections among the nomadic fulanis of northern Nigeria.
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.
Characterisation of nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences from Onchocerca volvulus and Mansonella ozzardi (Nematoda: Filarioidea) and development of a PCR-based method for their detection in skin biopsies.
Patients with nodules included three with parasites (two Onchocerca volvulus and one Mansonella streptocerca), two with deep fungi (subcutaneous zygomycosis), one with a keratin cyst, and one with a hyperplastic lymph node; the two patients with ulcers had squamous cell carcinoma.