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Periodicity of B. malayi

Nocturnal periodicity

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Vectors for B. malayi

Aedes
Anopheles
Mansonia

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Causes elephantiasis

B. malayi
W. bancrofti

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Eyeworm

Loa loa

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Periodicity of L. loa

Diurnal periodicity

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Vector of L. loa

Chrysops fly

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Bancroft's filaria

W. bancrofti

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Periodicity of W. bancrofti

Nocturnal periodicity

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Vectors for W. bancrofti

Aedes
Anopheles
Culex

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Blinding filaria

Onchocerca volvulus

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Causes river blindness

O. volvulus

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Specimen of choice for O. volvulus

Skin snips (Giemsa stain)

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Vector for O. volvulus

Simulium blackfly

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New World filaria

Mansonella ozzardi

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Periodicity of M. ozzardi

No periodicity

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Vector for M. ozzardi

Simulium blackfly
Culicoides midge

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Filariae with sheath

B. malayi: no nuclei in tail tip
L. loa: continuous nuclei in tail tip
W. bancrofti: 2 nuclei in tail tip

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Filariae without sheath

O. volvulus: no nuclei in tail tip
M. ozzardi: nuclei in tail, but not to tip

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Malayan filaria

Brugia malayi