"Wuchereria bancrofti" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are found in the circulating blood and are carried by mosquitoes.
- Wuchereria bancrofti
- Wuchereria bancroftus
- bancrofti, Wuchereria
- bancroftus, Wuchereria
- Filaria sanguinis hominis
- Filaria sanguinis homini
- homini, Filaria sanguinis
- hominis, Filaria sanguinis
- sanguinis homini, Filaria
- sanguinis hominis, Filaria
- Filaria bancrofti
- Filaria bancroftus
- bancrofti, Filaria
- bancroftus, Filaria
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Wuchereria bancrofti" by people in Profiles.
Improved assessment of mass drug administration and health district management performance to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 07; 13(7):e0007337.
Wuchereria bancrofti filaria activates human dendritic cells and polarizes T helper 1 and regulatory T cells via toll-like receptor 4. Commun Biol. 2019; 2:169.
Cervical Lymphatic Filariasis in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report and Database Analysis of Lymphatic Filariasis in the United States. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 07; 99(1):104-111.
Integrated school-based surveillance for soil-transmitted helminth infections and lymphatic filariasis in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr; 90(4):661-6.
Genomics of Loa loa, a Wolbachia-free filarial parasite of humans. Nat Genet. 2013 May; 45(5):495-500.
Insecticide resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus from Zanzibar: implications for vector control programmes. Parasit Vectors. 2012 Apr 21; 5:78.
High prevalence of Wuchereria bancrofti infection as detected by immunochromatographic card testing in five districts of Orissa, India, previously considered to be non-endemic. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Feb; 105(2):109-14.
Cytological diagnosis of bancroftian filariasis in lesions clinically anticipated as neoplastic. Nepal Med Coll J. 2008 Jun; 10(2):108-14.
Filariasis coexisting with a cold abscess. Acta Cytol. 2007 Mar-Apr; 51(2):248-9.
The Leogane, Haiti demonstration project: decreased microfilaremia and program costs after three years of mass drug administration. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Nov; 73(5):888-94.