KEGG   DISEASE: Filariasis
Entry
H02028                      Disease                                

Name
Filariasis
  Subgroup
Mansonelliasis [DS:H01061]
Lymphatic filariasis [DS:H01086]
Onchocerciasis [DS:H01043]
Loiasis [DS:H01104]
Description
Lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, mansonelliasis and loiasis caused by parasitic roundworms (nematodes) called filariae are diseases of tropical and subtropical countries causing high morbidity.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Parasitic infections (animals)
  Infections caused by nematodes
   H02028  Filariasis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Parasitic diseases
   Helminthiases
    Diseases due to nematodes
     1F66  Filariasis
      H02028  Filariasis
Pathogen
Wuchereria bancrofti
Brugia malayi [GN:bmy]
Brugia timori
Onchocerca volvulus
Loa loa [GN:loa]
Mansonella perstans
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1F66
ICD-10: B74
MeSH: D005368
Reference
  Authors
Develoux M, Hennequin C, Le Loup G, Paris L, Magne D, Belkadi G, Pialoux G
  Title
Imported filariasis in Europe: A series of 31 cases from Metropolitan France.
  Journal
Eur J Intern Med 37:e37-e39 (2017)
DOI:10.1016/j.ejim.2016.09.021

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