Epidemiology and immunopathology of bancroftian filariasis

Academic Article


  • Human lymphatic filariasis affects 120 million people worldwide. Although the disease is considered to be potentially eradicable by the World Health Organization, comprehensive studies on epidemiological aspects as well as mechanisms of pathology development are still premature. The following review summarizes currently available data on these topics and ends by discussing the latest control strategies.
  • Authors

    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 11332226
  • Author List

  • De Almeida AB; Freedman DO
  • Start Page

  • 1015
  • End Page

  • 1022
  • Volume

  • 1
  • Issue

  • 12