bancroftian filariasis


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ban·croft·i·an fil·a·ri·a·sis

filariasis caused by Wuchereria bancrofti.

bancroftian filariasis

Tropical medicine Infection with Wuchereria bancrofti, which causes elephantiasis, hydrocele, and regional economic loss Treatment Diethylcarbamazine, ivermectin, albendazole. See Diethylcarbamazine, Filariasis.
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The difference in the infectivity rates of Bancroftian filariasis vectors between the wet and dry seasons is not dependant on the general abundance of mosquito vectors as it is the case with malaria transmission (20) but the actual species of the mosquito vector.
In the present study we evaluated the microfilariaemia and antigenaemia levels in bancroftian microfilariaemic carriers at sequential intervals till 365 days following DEC treatment, in lymphoedema patients (without treatment) at periodic intervals and in endemic normal subjects from another endemic area of bancroftian filariasis in Tamil Nadu State in India with highly sensitive [Og.
The use of frid sampling methodology for rapid assessment of the distrbution of bancroftian filariasis.
Control of bancroftian filariasis by integrating therapy with "vector control using polystyrene beads in wet pit latrines.
Circulating filarial antigen in the hydrocele fluid from individuals living in a bancroftian filariasis area-Recife, Brazil: Detected by the monoclonal antibody Og4C3-assay.
Circulating immune complexes and complement in bancroftian filariasis.
Effect of yearly mass drug administration with diethylcarbamazine and albendazole on bancroftian filariasis in Egypt: a comprehensive assessment.
An increase in soil moisture associated with irrigation development in the southern Nile Delta after the construction of the Aswan High Dam has caused a rapid rise in the mosquito Culex pipiens and consequential increase in the arthropod-borne disease Bancroftian filariasis (Harb et al.
Treatment of bancroftian filariasis in Recife, Brazil: A two-year comparative study of the efficacy of single treatment with ivermectin or diethylcarbamazine.