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2015-01-27 04:21:18

OXFORD, England, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxitec and the Gorgas Institute in Panama today announce the result of the outdoor pilot of Oxitec OX513A, an engineered

2015-01-23 23:00:27

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Dengue – Pipeline Review, H1 2015” to its store.

2015-01-08 16:26:59

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Schistosomiasis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" to its store. This report provides an overview of the Schistosomiasis's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Jan.

2015-01-07 23:11:07

All-American Pest Control, a Nashville based pest control company, saw a rise in mosquito services in the past year. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 07, 2015

2014-11-20 12:31:49

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids v Cancer is pleased to announce that a second priority review voucher was just sold by Knights Therapeutics to Gilead for $125 million.

2014-11-02 23:00:21

PATH announces faster, easy-to-use test, the first in a suite of tools to help stamp out neglected tropical diseases in the world’s most vulnerable communities. Seattle

2014-09-15 20:22:06

Seven New Grant Investments for $15.3 Million to Tackle Malaria, Chagas Disease and Dengue, which is Dramatically on the Rise TOKYO, Sept.

2014-06-24 23:05:15

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carlos Slim Health Institute partner to fund UCSF-based FIRST (Fighting Infections through Research, Science and Technology) program; a $6 million


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Giant Roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The giant roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides) is a parasitic worm within the Nematoda phylum. This species can be found throughout the world, but occurs in higher numbers in tropical and subtropical areas. It causes the disease known as ascariasis in its human hosts and infects about one quarter of the entire world’s human population. It displays a sexual dimorphism, with females growing larger than males. Females reach an average body length between 7.8 and 19.2 inches, while males reach a...

Wuchereria bancrofti
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Wuchereria bancrofti is a species of roundworm in the Nematoda phylum. This species is spread through a mosquito vector, which means that it is transferred through mosquitos. This species infects over 120 million people in South America, Africa, and other tropical and subtropical areas. It is one of three species of parasitic worm that can cause lymphatic filariasis, which can lead to elephantiasis. The disease is wrongfully named, because the term translates to “a disease caused by...

Wuchereria bancrofti
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Wuchereria bancrofti is a species of roundworm in the Nematoda phylum. This species is spread through a mosquito vector, which means that it is transferred through mosquitos. This species infects over 120 million people in South America, Africa, and other tropical and subtropical areas. It is one of three species of parasitic worm that can cause lymphatic filariasis, which can lead to elephantiasis. The disease is wrongfully named, because the term translates to “a disease caused by...

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-01-12 16:33:15

Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), caused by the dengue virus, is among the spectrum of acute febrile tropical disease and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Occurring mainly in the tropics it can be life threatening and is caused by four closely related virus stereotypes of the genus Flavivirus. It was identified and named in 1779. It has a nickname of "breakbone fever" due to it causing sever generalized bodyache. It tends to be more prevalent in the urban districts of its range...

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