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What is Wuchereria bancrofti?

What is Wuchereria bancrofti?

  • Wuchereria bancrofti: An infectious disease caused by a thin, white, threadworm which affects the lymphatic circulation. It is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito.
  • Wuchereria bancrofti: 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.
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Wuchereria bancrofti: Introduction

Types of Wuchereria bancrofti:

Broader types of Wuchereria bancrofti:

How serious is Wuchereria bancrofti?

Complications of Wuchereria bancrofti: see complications of Wuchereria bancrofti

What causes Wuchereria bancrofti?

Causes of Wuchereria bancrofti: see causes of Wuchereria bancrofti

What are the symptoms of Wuchereria bancrofti?

Symptoms of Wuchereria bancrofti: see symptoms of Wuchereria bancrofti

Complications of Wuchereria bancrofti: see complications of Wuchereria bancrofti

Wuchereria bancrofti: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Wuchereria bancrofti.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Wuchereria bancrofti.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Wuchereria bancrofti: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Wuchereria bancrofti.
Treatments for Wuchereria bancrofti: see treatments for Wuchereria bancrofti
Research for Wuchereria bancrofti: see research for Wuchereria bancrofti

Name of Wuchereria bancrofti

Main name of condition: Wuchereria bancrofti

Wuchereria bancrofti: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Wuchereria bancrofti:


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