Filariasis (caused by other Brugia species)

Parasitic Diseases, Nematodes (Roundworms)

Animals Involved

Various domestic and wild mammals, including dogs and cats, are definitive hosts

Known Distributions

Asia, Africa, Americas

Probable Means of Spreading

Mosquitoes

Clinical Manifestations in People

Occasional zoonotic infections (eg, cutaneous nodules, granuloma in lymph nodes)

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See Also:

Dirofilariasis

Parasitic Diseases, Nematodes (Roundworms)

Malayan Filariasis

Parasitic Diseases, Nematodes (Roundworms)