Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Loa loa

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_1780-2


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  1. Desjardins CA et al (2013) Genomics of Loa loa, a Wolbachia-free filarial parasite. Nat Genet 45:495–500CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

Further Reading

  1. Lindsay SW, Thomas CJ (2000) Mapping and estimating the population at risk from lymphatic filariasis in Africa. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hag 94:37–45CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Molyneux DH et al (2014) Filaria zoogeography in Africa: ecology competitive exclusion, and public health relevance. Trends Parasitol 30:163–169CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Ottensen EA (2006) Lymphatic filariasis: treatment, control and elimination. Adv Parasitol 61:395–441CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Zouré HG et al (2011) The geographic distribution of Loa loa in Africa. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5(e):1210CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany