Taxonomy: s.f. Filarioidea
Animal: Onchocerca volvulus 1 06.jpg
Sites: Skin
Onchocerca volvulus microfilaria in the dermis of skin - non - sheathed, 150 -368 (usually 221-287) x 5 - 9 microns, tail is tapered and nuclei free. Widely distrubuted throughout Central Africa and Central and South America; vector is a black fly, Simulium sp.

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