Brugia

Brugia

 [broo´je-ah]
a genus of filarial worms. B. mala′yi is a species similar to, and often found in association with, Wuchereria bancrofti, causing human filariasis and elephantiasis throughout Southeast Asia, the China Sea, and eastern India.

Brugia

(brū'jē-ă),
A genus of filarial worms transmitted by mosquitoes to humans, primates, felid carnivores, and a number of other mammals.
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Bhattacharya, "In vitro silencing of Brugia malayi trehalose6-phosphate phosphatase impairs embryogenesis and in vivo development of infective larvae in jirds," PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
Since 1947, diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) has been used in the treatment and control of lymphatic filariasis, which is caused by the nematodes Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and B.
The phylogenetic associations were constructed in MEGA5, using the Neighbor-Joining method (Saitou & Nei 1987) with Kimura's 2-parameter correction (Kimura 1980) with bootstrapping (1000 replicates) and MLST sequences from the nematode, Brugia malayi (Brug) (Spirurida: Onchoceridae), and Cimex lectularius L.(Hemiptera: Cimicidae) as outgroups.
TPE is a rare, serious manifestation that results from the hypersensitive reaction to microfilariae released by the filarial worms (Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori).
The main human filarial parasites are Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi, whose adults live in the lymphatic system, and Loa loa, which infects subcutaneous tissues.
Wuchereria bancrofti is responsible for approximately 90 per cent (128 million estimated cases) of the disease in the world, while the remaining burden is due to Brugia malayi and B.
gambiense (chronic) Filarial Wuchereria Mosquitoes elephantiasis bancrofti, Genus: Aedes Brugia malayi Geographic Diagnostic Disease distribution tests Onchocerciasis Equatorial Africa, Skin snips for (Fig.
The influence of the gene Fm (filarial susceptibility, Brugia malayi.
gondii) and helminth (Brugia malay) exhibited discrete gene expression signatures associated with each infectious agent.
Lenfatik filariasis'in uc etiyolojik ajani, Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi ve Brugia timori'in vektoru olan sivrisineklerin isirmasiyla insanlara bulasan paraziter bir hastaliktir.
bancrofti, Brugia malayi, Brugia tumori and transmitted through bite of Culex mosquitoes.