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Brugia infection in Northern Ohio.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7149100     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A new case of infection with Brugia sp. is recorded from Northern Ohio, increasing the geographical range of this zoonosis, known previously in New England, New York and New Jersey. The patient, a 53-year-old man, had a 7-year history of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord, for which he received intense chemo- and radiotherapy. The worm found was alive at the time of fixation, allowing a description of the parasite in cross sections.
Authors:
Y Gutierrez; R E Petras
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0002-9637     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.     Publication Date:  1982 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-01-19     Completed Date:  1983-01-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370507     Medline TA:  Am J Trop Med Hyg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1128-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brugia / isolation & purification
Female
Filariasis / diagnosis*,  parasitology,  pathology
Humans
Lymph Nodes / parasitology
Male
Middle Aged
Ohio

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