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North American brugian filariasis: report of nine infections of humans.

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Nine people living in Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, or California acquired autochthonous brugian filariasis. Each patient had an enlarged lymph node containing a single worm or, in one patient, a pair of worms. Most worms were in lymphatic vessels within the node, but two worms were in the substance of the node. Ten worms were studied, seven female and three male. Female worms contained paired uteri that occupied most of the body cavity of the worm, and male worms contained a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
35
Issue:
6
Pages:
1205-1209
Publication date:
1986-11-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Source identifiers:
81535
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:81535
UUID:
uuid:6b9d431c-6487-4965-bf35-ef421618e6cc
Local pid:
pubs:81535
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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