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J Kubofcik, DL Fink and TB Nutman
Abstract
The current antibody tests used for monitoring in lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination programs suffer from poor specificity because of the considerable geographical overlap with other filarial infections such as Loa loa (Ll), Onchocerca volvulus (Ov), and Mansonella perstans (Mp).
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Parasitic diseases, Mansonella, Insect-borne diseases, Loa loa filariasis, Diethylcarbamazine, Wuchereria bancrofti, Nematodes, Filariasis
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