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Loiasis: report of three cases and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  291735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Loiasis is a tropical infection caused by the microfilarial nematode Loa loa. Increased numbers of cases of loiasis have been diagnosed outside of the endemic areas in Western and Central Africa because of widespread international travel. The author presents three cases of loiasis discovered at Howard University followed by a review of the literature.
Authors:
R D Gibbs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the National Medical Association     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0027-9684     ISO Abbreviation:  J Natl Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1979 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-01-24     Completed Date:  1980-01-24     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503090     Medline TA:  J Natl Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  853-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Africa, Western / ethnology
Animals
District of Columbia
Female
Filariasis / diagnosis*
Humans
Loiasis / diagnosis*
Male
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