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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

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
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Mansonella perstans: safety and efficacy of ivermectin alone, albendazole alone and the two drugs in combination.
Loa loa and Mansonella perstans: neglected human infections that need control in Nigeria.
Mansonella perstans is a filarial nematode present in 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa; sporadic cases have been reported in Latin America, mostly in the Caribbean and along the Atlantic coast (1); -20% of inhabitants of disease-endemic countries are infected (2).
However, in contrast to the situation in Africa, where only 1 parasitemia-causing Mansonella parasite occurs, reports of M.
Epidemiology of concomitant infection due to Loa loa and Mansonella perstans in Gabon.
The filarial nematode Mansonella perstans is endemic to countries in central and western Africa; its distribution overlaps that of other filarial nematodes W.
The second result is that sequencing of DNA from a limited number of skin snip specimens from Uganda suggests the presence of an organism closely related to Mansonella spp.
Of these, 258 were Onchocerca volvulus infections, 124 were Mansonella perstans infections, 29 were Loa loa infections, and 7 were M.