In certain cases the lymph trunks have been found to be blocked with the parent worms of the filaria Bancrofti.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Filariasis: a disease caused by the presence of minute worms or Filaria, transmitted by mosquitoes.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
SUMMER SORES FROM FILARIA IRRITANS.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
These are the larval forms of the parasite and have been called by Le Dantec the micro-filaria.
"Insects and Diseases" by Rennie W. Doane
FILARIA OCULI (WORM IN THE EYE).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Propagation of the filariae of the blood exclusively by means of the puncture of peculiar mosquitoes.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
A large number of embryonic filariae are produced.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
Not only ascarides, but also tape and thread worms (Taenia and Filaria), are to be constantly contended with.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
The disease is common in all countries in which the Filariae prevail.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various