The present findings appear important in view of the observed efficacy against a human lymphatic filarial
chitin Chitin metabolism has also been proposed to be a parasite unique target, as the vertebrate host does not contain chitin.
That the mosquito was the intermediate host of the filarial
parasite was a momentous discovery in 1877.
In the present study, Clerodendron inerme plant extracts showed mosquitocidal activity on the three species of mosquito vectors namely malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi, dengue vector Aedes aegypti and filarial
vector, Culex quinquefasciatus.
These data can be used as a starting point for further epidemiologic and clinical research activities investigating this neglected filarial
infection in pregnant women in Central Africa.
About 10% of the individuals from among the patients attending for treatment during the study period (2010-12) to filarial
Transmision of the human filarial
parasite Mansonella ozzardi by Culicoides phlebotomus (Williston) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in coastal north Trinidad.
Many morphologic characteristics of the filarial
worm resembled those of Pelecitus spp.
Observations on filarial
infection in Amassoma community in the Niger Delta, Nigeria.
Wolbachia bacteria of filarial
nematodes: a target for control?
Since the clinical manifestations of filarial
diseases develop relatively slowly, some people with lymphatic filariasis can have the disease for many years without even being aware of it.
granuloma of the testicular tunic mimicking a testicular neoplasm: a case report.