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Disease Loiasis

Name Loiasis
Synonyms Infection, Loa loa | Infections, Loa loa | Loaiases | Loaiasis | Loa loa Infection | Loa loa Infections | Loiases
Definition A parasitic infection caused by the nematode Loa loa. The vector in the transmission of this infection is the horsefly (Tabanus) or the deerfly or mango fly (Chrysops). The larvae may be seen just beneath the skin or passing through the conjunctiva. Eye lesions are not uncommon. The disease is generally mild and painless.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D008118
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DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Helminthiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nematode Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Secernentea Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spirurida Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Filariasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Loiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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