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Filarial Elephantiasis (Lymphatic Filariasis)

Parasitic infestation of the human lymphatic system by WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI or BRUGIA MALAYI. It is also called lymphatic filariasis.
Also Known As:
Lymphatic Filariasis; Elephantiasis, Filarial; Bancroftian Elephantiases; Elephantiases, Bancroftian; Elephantiases, Filarial; Filarial Elephantiases; Filariases, Lymphatic; Lymphatic Filariases; Bancroftian Elephantiasis; Elephantiasis, Bancroftian; Filariasis, Lymphatic
Networked: 571 relevant articles (32 outcomes, 69 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Onchocerciasis
3. Filariasis
4. Scabies (Sarcoptic Mange)
5. Yellow Fever

Experts

1. Nutman, Thomas B: 19 articles (05/2015 - 01/2003)
2. Das, P K: 16 articles (03/2013 - 03/2000)
3. Kaliraj, Perumal: 14 articles (06/2015 - 01/2002)
4. Hoti, S L: 10 articles (02/2015 - 09/2003)
5. Hoerauf, Achim: 10 articles (08/2013 - 11/2003)
6. Weil, Gary J: 9 articles (05/2015 - 02/2004)
7. Simonsen, Paul E: 9 articles (01/2014 - 03/2002)
8. Babu, Subash: 8 articles (04/2015 - 04/2006)
9. Bockarie, Moses J: 8 articles (01/2015 - 02/2008)
10. Molyneux, David H: 8 articles (01/2015 - 02/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Filarial Elephantiasis:
1. Ivermectin (Mectizan)FDA Link
2. Diethylcarbamazine (Hetrazan)FDA Link
3. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. AntigensIBA
5. Albendazole (Albenza)FDA Link
6. PeroxiredoxinsIBA
7. TabletsIBA
8. Recombinant ProteinsIBA
9. Virulence Factors (Pathogenicity Factors)IBA
10. InsecticidesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
3. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
4. Therapeutics
5. Bandages (Bandage)