Lymphatic Filariasis

Introduction Lymphatic filariasis is a disease associated with parasitic infection of one of three different nematodes: Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, or Brugia timori. The microscopic worms enter the human body through mosquito transmission. After Infection, the worm can live up to 5-7 years in the lymphatic system. The distribution of lymphatic filariasis is linked to … Read more