Acanthocheilonema perstans

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Acanthocheilonema perstans

[ə‚kan·thə‚kī·lə′nē·mə ′pərs·təns]
(invertebrate zoology)
A tropical filarial worm, parasitic in humans.
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Chemical constituents and antifilarial activity of Lantana camara against human lumpatic filariid Brugia malayi and rodent filariid Acanthocheilonema viteae maintained in rodent hosts.
A pan filaria IgG-detecting assay (Acanthocheilonema viteae ELISA Kit; Bordier Affinity Products SA, Crissier, Switzerland) showed a positive result.
The primers used target a 724 bp fragment of the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I gene and are specific for various filarioid helminths (e.g., Dirofilaria, Wuchereria, Brugia, Onchocerca, Setaria, and Acanthocheilonema).
and occasionally by Acanthocheilonema and Cercopithifilaria.
ES-62 was purified to homogeneity from spent culture medium of adult Acanthocheilonema viteae using endotoxin-free reagents as described previously [37].
Further evidence comes from 454 pyrosequencing that identified Wolbachia genes in two naturally Wolbachia-free filarial nematodes: Acanthocheilonema viteae and Onchocerca flexuosa (McNulty et al., 2010).