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Filariasis

"Filariasis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Filariasis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Filariasis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 1995 and 1998 and 2004 and 2006 and 2007 and 2008 and 2012 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.