parasitic disease caused by a family of nematode worms
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parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease
Lymphatic Filariasis is a parasitic and infectious tropical disease, caused by the thread-like parasitic filarial worms, Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori, all transmitted by mosquitoes. It is extremely rare in Western countries. "Loa loa" is another filarial parasite of humans, transmitted by the deer fly.
This category has the following 8 subcategories, out of 8 total.
Media in category "Filariasis"
The following 14 files are in this category, out of 14 total.
- A parasitic nematode (Filaria immitis) and its vector, the m Wellcome V0022561.jpg 2,452 × 3,058; 3.58 MB
- A parasitic worm (Filaria species) and its vector beetle (Te Wellcome V0022573.jpg 2,454 × 3,078; 2.73 MB
- Adult Loa Loa Parasite (8905176106).jpg 612 × 365; 60 KB
- Dirofilaria repens occular cyst.jpg 600 × 550; 56 KB
- Extraction of the filaria from the leg Wellcome L0003536.jpg 1,494 × 1,226; 1.07 MB
- Patrick Manson, Tropical diseases Wellcome L0027782.jpg 1,326 × 1,490; 764 KB
- Wuchereria bancrofti 1 DPDX.JPG 434 × 329; 42 KB