Diagnosis, diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

9762.      Arora SPS, Bal MS, Singal P. Microfilaria in aspiration smears. J Cytol 2003; 20(2):99-100.

9763.      Burnett JR, Sturdy GG, Smith SJ, Ten Y, McComish MJ. "Milky" urine: a case of chyluria. Med J Aust. 2004 Jan 19;180(2):89.

9764.      El Setouhy M, Ramzy RM, Ahmed ES, Kandil AM, Hussain O, Farid HA, Helmy H, Weil GJ. A randomized clinical trial comparing single- and multi-dose combination therapy with diethylcarbamazine and albendazole for treatment of bancroftian filariasis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Feb;70(2):191-6.

9765.      Helmy H, Fischer P, Farid HA, Bradley MH, Ramzy RM. Test strip detection of Wuchereria bancrofti amplified DNA in wild-caught Culex pipiens and estimation of infection rate by a PoolScreen algorithm. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Jan;9(1):158-63. 

9766.      Jain P, Anupurba S, Tripathi FM. Does poor hygiene make life  of lymphoedema patients miserable. Indian J prev soc Med 2002; 33(3-4): 119-24.

9767.      Kolekar S, Sundaram P, Joshi JM. Unusual diagnostic aid for a common tropical disease. Indian J Chest Dis all Sci 2003; 45(4): 257-9.

9768.      Lamb TJ, Le Goff L, Kurniawan A, Guiliano DB, Fenn K, Blaxter ML, Read AF, Allen JE. Most of the response elicited against Wolbachia surface protein in filarial nematode infection is due to the infective larval stage. J Infect Dis. 2004 Jan 1;189(1):120-7. Epub 2003 Dec 22.

9769.  Rajendran R, Sunish IP, Mani TR, Munirathinam A, Abdullah SM, Arunachalam N, Satyanarayana K. Impact of two annual single-dose mass drug administrations with diethylcarbamazine alone or in combination with albendazole on Wuchereria bancrofti microfilaraemia and antigenaemia in south India. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;98(3):174-81. 


9770. Boyd HA, Waller LA, Flanders WD, Beach MJ, Sivilus JS, Lovince R, Lammie PJ, Addiss DG.  Community- and individual-level determinants of Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Leogane Commune, Haiti. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar;70(3):266-72.

9771. Cuenco KT, Halloran ME, Lammie PJ. Assessment of families for excess risk of lymphedema of the leg in a lymphatic filariasis-endemic area. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Feb;70(2):185-90.

9772. Cuenco KT, Halloran ME, Louis-Charles J, Lammie PJ. A family study of lymphedema of the leg in a lymphatic filariasis-endemic area. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Feb;70(2):180-4.

9773. Hise AG, Gillette-Ferguson I, Pearlman E. The role of endosymbiotic Wolbachia bacteria in filarial disease. Cell Microbiol. 2004 Feb;6(2):97-104. Review.

9774. Soumbey-Alley E, Basanez MG, Bissan Y, Boatin BA, Remme JH, Nagelkerke NJ, de Vlas SJ, Borsboom GJ, Habbema JD. Uptake of Onchocerca volvulus (Nematoda: Onchocercidae) by Simulium (Diptera: Simuliidae) is not strongly dependent on the density of skin microfilariae in the human host. J Med Entomol. 2004 Jan;41(1):83-94.


9775. Gicquel JJ, Berthonneau J, Curutchet L, Hue B, Dighiero P. Management of subconjunctival Dirofilaria repens. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Mar;122(3):416-7.

9776. Hotez PJ, Remme JH, Buss P, Alleyne G, Morel C, Breman JG. Combating tropical infectious diseases: report of the Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries Project. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Mar 15;38(6):871-8.

9777. Resh VH, Leveque C, Statzner B. Long-term, large-scale biomonitoring of the unknown: assessing the effects of insecticides to control river blindness (onchocerciasis) in West Africa. Annu Rev Entomol. 2004;49:115-39. Review.

9778. Rodriguez-Perez MA, Lilley BG, Dominguez-Vazquez A, Segura-Arenas R, Lizarazo-Ortega C, Mendoza-Herrera A, Reyes-Villanueva F, Unnasch TR.   Polymerase chain reaction monitoring of transmission of Onchocerca volvulus in two endemic states in Mexico. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Jan;70(1):38-45.

9779. Simonsen PE, Meyrowitsch DW, Mukoko DA, Pedersen EM, Malecela-Lazaro MN, Rwegoshora RT, Ouma JH, Masese N, Jaoko WG, Michael E. The effect of repeated half-yearly diethylcarbamazine mass treatment on Wuchereria bancrofti infection and transmission in two East African communities with different levels of endemicity. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Jan;70(1):63-71.