repens species-specific and Acanthocheilonema
The adults of filarial nematodes belonging to genus Acanthocheilonema
, Brugia, Cercopithifilaria and Dirofilaria (exception D.
Nitric oxide synthase in filariae: demonstration of nitric oxide production by embryos in Brugict malayi and Acanthocheilonema
An ELISA that uses antigens of Acanthocheilonema vitae nematodes is available but is not specific for Mansonellaspp.
Diagnosis and treatment of Acanthocheilonema perstans filariasis.
Similarities to Wuchereria, Brugia, Mansonella, Dirofilaria, and Acanthocheilonema
were lower, ranging from 75% to 80%.
All other serologic tests remained negative, except an increase of antibodies against Acanthocheilonema
vitae used as antigen for unspecific serologic screening for filariasis (Laboratoire Marcel Merieux, Lyon, France).