FILARIASIS

( SEVAMED 2002)

(Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis, Immunodiagnostics, Pathogenesis, Vaccines & Drugs)

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3240.            B Balaji Ganesh, AM Kader, GS Agarwal, MVR Reddy & BC Harinath. A simple and inexpensive dot blot assay using a 66kDa B. malayi microfilarial antigen protein for diagnosis of filarial infection in an endemic area. Trans. Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2001; 95: 1-2.

3241.      Bradley M.  Horton J. Assessing the risk of benzimidazole therapy during pregnancy. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 95(1):72-3, 2001 Jan-Feb.

3242.      Chhotray G P, Ranjit M R, Mohapatra M. Occurrence of asymptomatic microscopic haematuria in filarial endemic area of Orissa, India. J Commun Dis. 32(2): 85-93, 2000.

3243.      Das PK.  Ramaiah KD.  Vanamail P. Pani SP.  Yuvaraj J. Balarajan K.  Bundy DA. Placebo-controlled community trial of four cycles of single-dose diethylcarbamazine or ivermectin against Wuchereria bancrofti infection and transmission in India.  Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene.  95(3):336-41, 2001 May-Jun.

3244.      Esterre P.  Plichart C.  Sechan Y. Nguyen NL. The impact of 34 years of massive DEC chemotherapy on Wuchereria bancrofti infection and transmission: the Maupiti cohort.  Tropical Medicine & International Health.  6(3):190-5, 2001 Mar.

3245.      Jaoko WG.  Simonsen PE.  Meyrowitsch DW.  Pedersen EM.  Rwegoshora RT.  Michael E. Wuchereria bancrofti in a community with seasonal transmission: stability of microfilaraemia, antigenaemia and filarial-specific antibody concentrations.  Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology.  95(3):253-61, 2001 Apr.

3246.      King CL  Transmission intensity and human immune responses to lymphatic filariasis. [Review] [67 refs] Parasite Immunology.  23(7):363-71, 2001 Jul.

3247.      Nutman TB.  Kumaraswami V. Regulation of the immune response in lymphatic filariasis: perspectives on acute and chronic infection with Wuchereria bancrofti in South India. [Review] [91 refs] Parasite Immunology.  23(7):389-99, 2001 Jul.

3248.            R. Alli, S. Kulkarni, M.V.R. Reddy and B.C. Harinath Evaluation of  SEVAFILACHEK immunoassay and rapid ICT-Filariasis test for detection of bancroftian filariasis. Ind. J. of Clin. Bio., 2001, 16(2), 43-46.

3249.      Rahmah N.  Lim BH.  Khairul Anuar A.  Shenoy RK.  Kumaraswami V.  Lokman Hakim S.  Chotechuang P.  Kanjanopas K.  Ramachandran CP. A recombinant antigen-based IgG4 ELISA for the specific and sensitive detection of Brugia malayi infection. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene.  95(3):280-4, 2001 May-Jun.

3250.      Satapathy AK.  Sahoo PK.  Babu Geddam JJ.  Mohanty MC.  Ravindran B. Human Bancroftian filariasis: loss of patent microfilaraemia is not associated with production of antibodies to microfilarial sheath. Parasite Immunology.  23(3):163-7, 2001 Mar.

3251.      Semnani RT.  Sabzevari H.  Iyer R. Nutman TB. Filarial antigens impair the function of human dendritic cells during differentiation. Infection & Immunity.  69(9):5813-22, 2001 Sep.

 

Apr 02

4036.      Ahorlu CK, Dunyo SK, Asamoah G, Simonsen PE. Consequences of hydrocele and the benefits of hydrocelectomy: a qualitative study in lymphatic filariasis endemic communities on the coast of Ghana. Acta Trop 2001 Dec 21;80(3):215-21

4037.      Bradley JE, Nirmalan N, Klager SL, Faulkner H, Kennedy MW. River blindness: a role for parasite retinoid-binding proteins in the generation of pathology? Trends Parasitol  2001 Oct;17(10):471-5

4038.      Murray J, Gregory WF, Gomez-Escobar N, Atmadja AK, Maizels RM. Expression and immune recognition of Brugia malayi VAL-1, a homologue of vespid venom allergens and Ancylostoma secreted proteins. Mol Biochem Parasitol  2001 Nov;118(1):89-96

4039.      Njenga SM, Wamae CN. Evaluation of ICT filariasis card test using whole capillary blood: comparison with Knott's concentration and counting chamber methods. J Parasitol  2001 Oct;87(5):1140-3

4040.      Sethi S, Misra K, Singh UR, Kumar D. Lymphatic filariasis of the ovary and mesosalpinx. J Obstet Gynaecol Res  2001 Oct;27(5):285-92

4041.      Sommer A, Nimtz M, Conradt HS, Brattig N, Boettcher K, Fischer P, Walter RD, Liebau E. Structural analysis and antibody response to the extracellular glutathione S-transferases from Onchocerca volvulus. Infect Immun  2001 Dec;69(12):7718-28

4042.      Steel C, Ottesen EA, Weller PF, Nutman TB. Worm burden and host responsiveness in Wuchereria bancrofti infection: use of antigen detection to refine earlier assessments from the South Pacific. Am J Trop Med Hyg  2001 Nov;65(5):498-503

4043.      Tisch DJ, Hazlett FE, Kastens W, Alpers MP, Bockarie MJ, Kazura JW. Division of Geographic Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Ecologic and biologic determinants of filarial antigenemia in bancroftian filariasis in Papua New Guinea. J Infect Dis  2001 Oct 1;184(7):898-904

4044.      Tisch DJ, Hazlett FE, Kastens W, Alpers MP, Bockarie MJ, Kazura JW. Ecologic and biologic determinants of filarial antigenemia in bancroftian filariasis in Papua New Guinea. J Infect Dis  2001 Oct 1;184(7):898-904

4045.      Urbani C, Palmer K. Drug-based helminth control in Western Pacific countries: a general perspective. Trop Med Int Health 2001 Nov;6(11):935-44

4046.      Usha Rani, Manjula, Bharti: Rare case of condyloma acuminatum with filarial lesion in pregnancy. Indian med J 2001, 95 (5), 137.(017459)  Sept 1, 2023

4047.      Vazquez-Talavera J, Solis CF, Medina-Escutia E, Lopez ZM, Proano J, Correa D, Laclette JP. Human T and B cell epitope mapping of Taenia solium paramyosin. Parasite Immunol  2001 Nov;23(11):575-9

 

July 02

4591.      Akue JP, Devaney E. Transmission intensity affects both antigen-specific and nonspecific T-cell proliferative responses in Loa loa infection. Infect Immun.  2002 Mar;70(3):1475-80.

4592.      Anjaria PH; Mhatre PN. Unilateral lower limb oedema in pregnancy Bombay Hospital Journal 2002 Jan; 44(1): 113-5

4593.      McCarthy JS, Wieseman M, Tropea J, Kaslow D, Abraham D, Lustigman S, Tuan R, Guderian RH, Nutman TB.  Onchocerca volvulus glycolytic enzyme fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase as a target for a protective immune response in humans. Infect Immun. 2002 Feb;70(2):851-8.

4594.      Ng WK, Siu TH, Fung B, Kong JH. Dirofilariasis of breast: report of two cases diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Diagn Cytopathol. 2002 Jan;26(1):22 5.

4595.      Pennisi E. Infectious disease. New culprit emerges in river blindness. Science. 2002 Mar 8;295(5561):1809-11.

4596.      Rawal A, Hayer J, Dey P. Microfilariae in esophageal stricture. Acta Cytol. 2002 Jan-Feb;46(1):70-1.

4597.      Sah SP, Rani S, Mahto R. Microfilariae in lymph node aspirates. Acta Cytol. 2002 Jan-Feb;46(1):73-5.

4598.      Saint Andre A, Blackwell NM, Hall LR, Hoerauf A, Brattig NW, Volkmann L, Taylor MJ, Ford L, Hise AG, Lass JH, Diaconu E, Pearlman E. The role of endosymbiotic Wolbachia bacteria in the pathogenesis of river blindness. Science. 2002 Mar 8;295(5561):1892-5.

4599.      Sunish IP, Rajendran R, Mani TR, Munirathinam A, Tewari SC, Hiriyan J, Gajanana A, Satyanarayana K. Resurgence in filarial transmission after withdrawal of mass drug administration and the relationship between antigenaemia and microfilaraemia--a longitudinal study. Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Jan;7(1):59-69.

4600.      Syed S, Xiao SY, Schnadig VJ. Pathologic quiz case: adolescent girl presenting with solitary pulmonary nodule. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002 Feb;126(2):227-8.

4601.      Van D, Maddox DE, Dutta EJ. Masqueraders of angioedema and urticaria. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2002 Jan;88(1):10-14; quiz 15, 41.

 

Oct 02

5308.      Beuria MK, Bal MS, Mandal NN, Das MK. Long-term follow-up of asymptomatic amicrofilaraemic individuals living in a filarial-endemic region of Orissa, India. Infection and disease status. Trans Royal Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2001; 95(4), 408-09.

5309.      Beuria MK, Mandal NN, Bal MS, Das MK. Immediate type hypersensitivity reaction: an immunological marker for microfilariae negative individuals with hydrocele. Curr Sci. 2001, 80(2), 125-6.

5310.      Bhunia B, Kulkarni S, Reddy MVR, Harinath BC. Diagnostic evaluation of circulating filarial antigen assay using sera samples with and without acid heat treatment. Biomedical Research 2002;13(1):39-42.

5311.      Das PK, Ramaiah KD, Vanamail P, Pani SP, Yuvaraj J, Balarajan K, Bundy DAP. Placebo-controlled community trial of four cycles of single-dose Diethylcarbamazine of ivermectin against Wuchereria bancrofti infection and transmission in India. Trans Royal Soc trop Med Hyg. 2001; 95(3), 336-41.

5312.      Greenberg H. Case 1-2002: Loa loa. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 30;346(22):1751; discussion 1751.

5313.      Hemal AK, Gupta NP. Retroperitoneoscopic lymphatic management of intractable chyluria. J Urol. 2002 Jun;167(6):2473-6.

5314.      Lau LI, Lee FL, Hsu WM, Pampiglione S, Fioravanti ML, Orihel TC. Human subconjunctival infection of Macacanema formosana: the first case of human infection reported worldwide. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002 May;120(5):643-7.

5315.      Mahanta B, Handique R, Narain K, Dutta P, Mahanta J. Natural infection with filarial and infectivity status of indoor resting Culex quinquefasciatus in tea agro-ecosystem of Assam, India. Asian J Microbiol Biotech Envir. 2001; 3(1-2), 33-6.

5316.      Mohanti BP. Wolbachia: potential targets for control of filariasis. Curr Sci. 2001; 80(5), 614-6.

5317.      Murthy PK, Sarin S, Mukherjee PK, Sirkar AR, Katiyar JC. Filarial infection in chest diseases patients from Wuchereria bancrofti-endemic areas of Uttar Pradesh, India. Curr Sci. 2001; 81(1), 83-7.

5318.      O'Reilly MA, O'Reilly PM, Knee G. Breast infection due to dirofilariasis. Eur Radiol. 2002 May;12(5):1097-9.

5319.      Parhate SM, Thawani VR, Motghare VM. Efficiency and safety of antiemetics in children in gastrointestinal and respiratory infections. Antiseptic, Madurai. 2001; 98(9), 31-2.

5320.      Rahmah N, Lim BH, Anuar AK, Shenoy RK, Kumaraswami V, Hakim SL, Chotechuang P, Kanjanopas K, Ramachandran SCP. Recombinant antigenbased IgG4 ELISA for the sprcific and sensitive detection of Brugia malayi infection. Trans Royal Soc trop med Hyg. 2001; 95(3), 280-84.

5321.      Wright RW, Neafie RC, McLean M, Markman AW. Zoonotic onchocerciasis of the shoulder. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Apr;84-A(4):627-9. Review.

Pathogenesis:

5322.      Blanke CH.  Wolbachia DNA recognition. Lancet. 2002 Apr 13;359(9314):1345-6.

5323.      Brattig NW, Lepping B, Timmann C, Buttner DW, Marfo Y, Hamelmann C, Horstmann RD.  Onchocerca volvulus-exposed persons fail to produce interferon-gamma in response to O. volvulus antigen but mount proliferative responses with interleukin-5 and IL-13 production that decrease with increasing microfilarial density. J Infect Dis. 2002 Apr 15;185(8):1148-54.

5324.      Kennedy D. Good news on a tropical disease. Science. 2002 May 24;296(5572):1365.

5325.      Klintworth GK. A worm can be monkey business. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002 May;120(5):634-5.

5326.      MacDonald AJ, Turaga PS, Harmon-Brown C, Tierney TJ, Bennett KE, McCarthy MC, Simonek SC, Enyong PA, Moukatte DW, Lustigman S. Differential cytokine and antibody responses to adult and larval stages of Onchocerca volvulus consistent with the development of concomitant immunity. Infect Immun. 2002 Jun;70(6):2796-804.

5327.      Pradeep Kumar N, Patra KP, Hoti SL, Das PK. Genetic variability of the human filarial parasite, Wuchereria bancrofti in South India. Acta Trop. 2002 Apr;82(1):67-76.

5328.Wanji S, Tendongfor N, Esum ME, Enyong P. Chrysops silacea biting densities and transmission potential in an endemic area of human loiasis in south-west Cameroon. Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Apr;7(4):371-7.

 

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