Diagnosis, diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

7938.         De Silva NR, Pathmeswaran A, Fernando SD, Weerasinghe CR, Selvaratnam RR, Padmasiri EA, Montresor A. Impact of mass chemotherapy for the control of filariasis on geohelminth infections in Sri Lanka. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2003 Jun;97(4):421-5. 

7939.      Hoerauf A, Mand S, Volkmann L, Buttner M, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Taylor M, Adjei O, Buttner DW. Doxycycline in the treatment of human onchocerciasis: Kinetics of Wolbachia endobacteria reduction and of inhibition of embryogenesis in female Onchocerca worms. Microbes Infect. 2003 Apr;5(4):261-73. 

7940.      Natarajan R. Another case of human subconjunctival infection by Macacanema formosana. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003 Apr;121(4):584-5. 

7941.      Penzer R. Lymphoedema. Nurs Stand. 2003 May 14-20;17(35):45-51; quiz 52, 55. 

7942.      Yoshino N, Hisayoshi T, Sasaki T, Yamauchi S, Oaki Y, Hino M. Human pulmonary dirofilariasis in a patient whose clinical condition altered during follow-up. Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 May;51(5):211-3. 


7943.      Stanley P, Stein PE. BmSPN2, a serpin secreted by the filarial nematode Brugia malayi, does not inhibit human neutrophil proteinases but plays a noninhibitory role. Biochemistry. 2003 May 27;42(20):6241-8. 


7944.      Babu BV, Nayak AN.  Footcare among lymphoedema patients attending a filariasis clinic in South India: a study of knowledge and practice. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2003 Apr;97(3):321-4.

7945.      Babu BV, Satyanarayana K.  Factors responsible for coverage and compliance in mass drug administration during the programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis in the East Godavari District, South India. Trop Doct. 2003 Apr;33(2):79-82.

7946.      McLaughlin SI, Radday J, Michel MC, Addiss DG, Beach MJ, Lammie PJ, Lammie J, Rheingans R, Lafontant J.   Frequency, severity, and costs of adverse reactions following mass treatment for lymphatic filariasis using diethylcarbamazine and albendazole in Leogane, Haiti, 2000. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 May;68(5):568-73.

7947.      Penzer R.  Lymphoedema. Nurs Stand. 2003 May 14-20;17(35):45-51; quiz 52, 55.

7948.    Post RJ, Flook PK, Millest AL, Cheke RA, McCall PJ, Wilson MD, Mustapha M, Somiari S, Davies JB, Mank RA, Geenen P, Enyong P, Sima A, Mas J.  Cytotaxonomy, morphology and molecular systematics of the Bioko form of Simulium yahense (Diptera: Simuliidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2003 Apr;93(2):145-57.

7949.      Sunish IP, Rajendran R, Mani TR, Gajanana A, Reuben R, Satyanarayana K.  Long-term population migration: an important aspect to be considered during mass drug administration for elimination of lymphatic filariasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2003 Apr;8(4):316-21.

7950.      Taylor MJ.  Wolbachia in the Inflammatory Pathogenesis of Human Filariasis. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Jun;990:444-449. 

7951.  Volkmann L, Fischer K, Taylor M, Hoerauf A.  Antibiotic therapy in murine filariasis (Litomosoides sigmodontis): comparative effects of doxycycline and rifampicin on Wolbachia and filarial viability.Trop Med Int Health. 2003 May;8(5):392-401.