Last Updated on Nov 05, 2019

Latest Publications and Research on Filariasis

Int J Appl Basic Med Res    

Filariasis with Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Hidden Surprise.

Sahu G, Verma Y, Jajoo S, Shrivastava P

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising with chronic lymphedema is a rare condition, though literature suggests a variety of malignant tumors associated... Read More

Source: PubMed


Acta Trop.  2020 Jan 30  

Antibody response to Schistosoma haematobium and other helminth species in malaria-exposed populations from Burkina Faso.

Mangano VD, Bianchi C, Ouedraogo M, Kabore Y, Corran P, Silva N, Sirima SB, Nebie I, Bruschi F, Modiano D

Infection with helminths in sub-Saharan Africa could modulate the immune response towards Plasmodium falciparum as well as susceptibility to malaria i... Read More

Source: PubMed

Acta Trop.  2020 Jan 29  

Approaches in scaling up schistosomiasis intervention towards transmission elimination in Africa: leveraging from the Chinese experience and lessons.

Abe EM, Tambo E, Xue J, Xu J, Ekpo UF, Rollinson D, Yang K, Li SZ, Zhou XN

Schistosoma japonicum, differs from the African species including S. mansoni and S. haematobium, is a zoonotic parasite as it infects both human and a... Read More

Source: PubMed

Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol.  2020 Jan 30  

Antifilarial effect of nanocomposite of silver nanoparticles with nitazoxanide against the microfilariae of Setaria cervi-infected albino rats.

Kausar S, Khan W, Dwivedi S, Azam A

The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of diethylcarbamazine (DEC), siver nanoparticles (AgNPs), nitazoxanide (NTZ), and a combination ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Int J Appl Basic Med Res    

Filariasis with Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Hidden Surprise.

Sahu G, Verma Y, Jajoo S, Shrivastava P

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising with chronic lymphedema is a rare condition, though literature suggests a variety of malignant tumors associated... Read More

Source: PubMed

Acta Trop.  2020 Jan 30  

Antibody response to Schistosoma haematobium and other helminth species in malaria-exposed populations from Burkina Faso.

Mangano VD, Bianchi C, Ouedraogo M, Kabore Y, Corran P, Silva N, Sirima SB, Nebie I, Bruschi F, Modiano D

Infection with helminths in sub-Saharan Africa could modulate the immune response towards Plasmodium falciparum as well as susceptibility to malaria i... Read More

Source: PubMed

Acta Trop.  2020 Jan 29  

Approaches in scaling up schistosomiasis intervention towards transmission elimination in Africa: leveraging from the Chinese experience and lessons.

Abe EM, Tambo E, Xue J, Xu J, Ekpo UF, Rollinson D, Yang K, Li SZ, Zhou XN

Schistosoma japonicum, differs from the African species including S. mansoni and S. haematobium, is a zoonotic parasite as it infects both human and a... Read More

Source: PubMed

Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch. Pharmacol.  2020 Jan 30  

Antifilarial effect of nanocomposite of silver nanoparticles with nitazoxanide against the microfilariae of Setaria cervi-infected albino rats.

Kausar S, Khan W, Dwivedi S, Azam A

The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of diethylcarbamazine (DEC), siver nanoparticles (AgNPs), nitazoxanide (NTZ), and a combination ... Read More

Source: PubMed

Front Genet    

Genomic Epidemiology in Filarial Nematodes: Transforming the Basis for Elimination Program Decisions.

Hedtke SM, Kuesel AC, Crawford KE, Graves PM, Boussinesq M, Lau CL, Boakye DA, Grant WN

Onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis are targeted for elimination, primarily using mass drug administration at the country and community levels. El... Read More

Source: PubMed

Front Genet    

Genomic Epidemiology in Filarial Nematodes: Transforming the Basis for Elimination Program Decisions.

Hedtke SM, Kuesel AC, Crawford KE, Graves PM, Boussinesq M, Lau CL, Boakye DA, Grant WN

Onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis are targeted for elimination, primarily using mass drug administration at the country and community levels. El... Read More

Source: PubMed

Comments

Mah1985 Tuesday, March 1, 2016

I have a swollen legs since I am 10 years old as it increasing gradually till now am 30 years. i under go filariasis midnight test when i was 11 and the results became negative. deciding to take another test at this moment and the result came positive. what is your advice for this? what is the best medicine I should take to recover?

vikash09 Sunday, November 1, 2015

i have problem in my scrotem it is getting swolen tightly and give me pain very much after taking antibiotics i get recover give me prescribed dr and suggest

charansapcrm Wednesday, June 10, 2015

My Mothers age is 58 years old. As per doctor's assumption she is suffering from fialria disease. Her one of leg is very heavy which is 3 times the other difficult . Not able to sit in floor also very difficult to walk. Before 4 months , she has suffered from kidney probelm , where dialysis has done 7 times . After that the legs are swollen. We want to know where the treatment and diagnosis is happening

jahufersadique Saturday, September 6, 2014

Iam 55 yrs.old male. colostomy surgery done for rectum ca in 2005. Now suffering with filariasis. Scrotum swollen and somtimes discharge secretion. Hetrazan - 100 mg. tablets 3 tim es prescribed. Can I come for further treatment

sony13 Monday, July 21, 2014

i am 30 years old, I am not sure but i think i am suffering from filaria, because last 6 month my left hand and breast very tight and swelling so plz give me suggestion.

View More Comments

Most Popular on Medindia