Special Pathogens Research Network Limited
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Parasites of interest

Parasites

1.Leishmania donovanie, Leishmaniasis –

2.Trypanosoma species-African and American diseases

3.Lymphatic filarial worms – Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi, and Brugia timori.

4. Sub-cutanouse filarial nematodes

a.Onchocerca volvulus-Onchocerciasis –

b.Drancunculus medinensis- Dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease) 

5. Schistosoma species Schistosomiasis –

6.Treponema species Endemic Treponematoses (yaws, pinta, endemic syphilis…) –

7.Soil-transmitted helminthes: Ascaris species, Ancylostoma duodenale, Necata americanis and Trichurius tichuria