Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-infectious / parasitic disorders
Brugia


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PubMed Search: Brugia [title] lymph nodes


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Definition / general
  • Brugia malayi is a filarial nematode that affects lymphatics
  • Infections with zoonotic Brugia species are uncommon in US
  • Adult reproductive period is up to 9 years (J Trop Med Hyg 1994;97:269)
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Microscopic (histologic) description
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Blood smear

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