Meningonema peruzzi

Meningonema peruzzi

a filarial parasite of the central nervous system of a number of African monkeys including talopin monkeys and Cereopithecus aethions. Thought also to cause cerebral filariasis of humans.
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Microfilariae that cross the blood-brain barrier and cause neurologic symptoms in humans or animals have been previously described for other species such as Meningonema peruzzi and D.