microfilariasis

microfilariasis

any disease caused by microfilariae. Includes equine microfilarial pityriasis, heartworm in dogs, filarial dermatoses, cerebrospinal nematodiasis and miscellaneous localizations in individual organs, e.g. Onchocerca spp. invasions of the eye.
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2] African sleeping sickness, microfilariasis, and leishmaniasis also have been transmitted by blood transfusion, but to my knowledge have not been documented to do so within the U.