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perstans microfilaria (the larva of filaria) move in the bloodstream while the adult filaria appear to live mainly in the serous body cavities.
loa larvae due to their shorter durations of stay in endemic regions compared to natives; manifest a lower parasite burden than natives; and mount a heightened immune response to migrating adult worms that may limit female microfilaria production.
Elimination of LF means cessation of LF as a public-health problem, when the microfilaria (Mf) rate is less than one percent among the population in all areas of an endemic country and the children born after elimination of LF are free from circulating antigenaemia.
The first dog checked had frightening (under the microscope) undulating microfilaria concentrated in the buffy coat region.
Identification of microfilaria in blood smears was rare, however, blood smears were performed on some animals.
Pathology Investigations (a) Scrape cytology of the ulcer showed the presence of microfilaria (Wucheria bancrofti) morphologically diagnosed on a binocular research microscope under 100x magnification (Fig.
Race and, in India, Caste have also been linked with differential microfilaria rates but these links may be at best indirect.
schneideri: 1) several microfilariae associated with an adult female worm were in a cross-section of formalin-fixed carotid artery, 2) several microfilariae were in a section of formalin-fixed skin overlying the mandibular artery at the jugular notch of the mandible, and 3) one dead microfilaria was in an overnight saline soak of fresh forehead skin.
Blood parasites of two costa rican amphibians with comments on detection and microfilaria density associated with adult filarial worm intensity.
We took a blood sample by puncturing of the brachial vein and counted the number of the two most common extracellular blood parasites, microfilaria (Hoglund et al.
Several cases of helminthiasis have been reported in various breeds of parrots by different scientists like Ascaridia platyceri (Weekes, 1981) in masked lovebird; Hymenolepis macrorchida (Spasskii, 1988); Ascaridia, tapeworm, microfilaria, Hexamita, and Spiroptera (Tsai et al.