Lymphatic filariasis: new insights into an old disease

Melrose, Wayne D. (2002) Lymphatic filariasis: new insights into an old disease. International Journal for Parasitology, 32 (8). pp. 947-960.

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Abstract

Lymphatic filariasis has afflicted people in the tropical areas of the world for thousands of years but even up to comparatively recent times it has been poorly understood and its importance under recognised. In the last 2 decades or so there has been a flurry of activity in filariasis research, which has provided new insights into the global problem of filariasis, the pathogenesis of filarial disease, diagnosis and control.

Item ID: 13539
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Lymphatic filariasis; new insights; old disease
ISSN: 1879-0135
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2010 05:23
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111706 Epidemiology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920109 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
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