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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Loa loa: nematode parasite, sometimes called the "eye worm."
  • Vector is the tabanid files, genus Chrysops (mango or mangrove fly), C. silacea and C. dimidiata (daytime biting horsefly, deerfly).

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Last updated: August 9, 2019