Human filarial infections




Organism
Vector 
Disease produced
1
Wuchereria bancrofti
Culex mosquitoes
Lymphatic filariasis
2
Brugia malayi
Mansonia mosquitoes
Lymphatic filariasis
3
Brugia timori
Anopheles mosquitoes,
Mansonia mosquitoes
Lymphatic filariasis
4
Onchocerca volvulus
Simulum flies
Subcutaneous nodules, River blindness
5
Loa loa
Chrysopes flies
Recurrent, Transient subcutaneous swellings
6
T.perstans
Culicoides
Probably rarely any clinical illness
7
T.streptocerca
Culicoides
Probably rarely any clinical illness
8
Mansonella ozzardi
Culicoides
Probably rarely any clinical illness

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