Tag: Lymphatic

  • Filariasis

    Filariasis

    Filariasis are tissue helminth infections caused by nematodes, wired. Human transmission takes place via an insect vector, during a sting. The major pathogenic species are shown in the table below. In co-endemic areas, mixed infections are common. Each wire has two main stages of development: macrofilaria (to adults) and microfilariae (embryos). The choice of treatment…