Filarioidea


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Filarioidea

[‚fil·ə′rōid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Nematoda comprising highly specialized parasites of humans and domestic animals.
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Although some texts (8,9) refer to those species as filarial nematodes, the intermediate hosts of Diplotriaenoids (including Serratospiculum) are not hematophagous arthropods, as occurs with the Filarioidea, (1) but insects, such as grasshoppers and beetles, ingesting eggs from the hosts' droppings.
Yumang, the award is attributed to the 11-year effort of the city to get rid of the parasitic disease caused by an infection with roundworms of the Filarioidea type.
Oksanen, "Vectors and transmission dynamics for Setaria tundra (Filarioidea; Onchocercidae), a parasite of reindeer in Finland," Parasites & Vectors, vol.
De Souza, "Scanning electron microscopy of adult Wuchereria bancrofti (Nematoda: Filarioidea)," Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Mouse infection with Brugia malayi (a filarial nematode that belongs to the order Spirurida, superfamily Filarioidea) also induces AAMs that strongly suppress T cell proliferation and have tissue repair functions [61, 62].
The presence of microfilaria belonging to the superfamily Filarioidea were observed in 30% of the animals (Figure 2).
Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae): an experimental and natural host of Dirofilaria immitis (Filarioidea: Onchocercidae) in Florida, USA.
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a mosquito-borne disease caused by nematode parasites of the Family Filarioidea, namely, Wuchereria bancrofti (Cobbold, 1877), Brugia malayi (Brug, 1927), and Brugia timori (Partono et al., 1977).
brucei rhodesiense (2%) Leishmaniasis Protozoan Leishmania Bite of infected female parasites (over 20 phlebotomine sandflies species) Leprosy Mycobacterium leprae By air (from nose & (Elansen (bacterium) mouth) through close disease) contact Lymphatic Filarioidea nematodes: By mosquito sp.
Filariasis is caused by slender thread like nematodes of Filarioidea super family predominantly involve Skin and subcutaneous tissue (O.