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Filariasis
[Brugia malayi] [Brugia timori] [Dirofilaria spp.] [Loa loa] [Mansonella ozzardi] [Mansonella perstans]
[Mansonella streptocerca] [Onchocerca volvulus] [Wuchereria bancrofti]

Adults of Wuchereria bancrofti are long and threadlike.  The males measure up to 40 mm long and females are 80-100 mm long.  Adults are found primarily in lymphatic vessels, less commonly in blood vessels.

W. bancrofti adults
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A: Adults of W. bancrofti.  The male worm is on the left; the female is on the right.

 

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