Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-4-2016

Publication Title

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Abstract

Filarial nematodes cause serious and debilitating infections in human populations of tropical countries, contributing to an entrenched cycle of poverty. Only one human filarial parasite, Brugia malayi, can be maintained in rodents in the laboratory setting. It has been a widely used model organism in experiments that employ culture systems, the impact of which on the worms is unknown.

Volume

10

Issue

1

DOI

doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004311

Rights

c. 2016 Ballesteros et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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