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- Abdel-Shafi, Iman R.; Shoieb, Eman Y.; Attia, Samar S.; Rubio, José M.; Ta-Tang, Thuy-Huong; El-Badry, Ayman A.
- Parasitology research 2017 v.116 no.3 pp. 963-970
- filariasis, etc ; DNA; Wuchereria bancrofti; blood sampling; diagnostic techniques; drugs; humans; nucleotide sequences; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; rapid methods; sequence alignment; variance; Egypt; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a serious vector-borne health problem, and Wuchereria bancrofti (W.b) is the major cause of LF worldwide and is focally endemic in Egypt. Identification of filarial infection using traditional morphologic and immunological criteria can be difficult and lead to misdiagnosis. The aim of the present study was molecular detection of W.b in residents in endemic areas in Egy ...
- Kshirsagar, Nilima A.; Gogtay, N. J.; Garg, B. S.; Deshmukh, P. R.; Rajgor, D. D.; Kadam, V. S.; Thakur, P. A.; Gupta, A.; Ingole, N. S.; Lazdins-Helds, J. K.
- Parasitology research 2017 v.116 no.10 pp. 2683-2694
- filariasis, etc ; adults; albendazole; antigens; children; diethylcarbamazine; drugs; morbidity; socioeconomic development; India; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... Lymphatic filariasis (LF) affects 73 countries, causes morbidity and impedes socioeconomic development. We had found no difference in safety and micro (Mf) and macro filarial action of single-dose diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and DEC + albendazole (ABZ) in an F01 study done in India (year 2000). There was a programmatic need to evaluate safety and efficacy of multiple annual treatments (F02). Subjects ...