Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology


Year
: 2000  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 491--2

Filariasis as a cause of pleural effusion.


B S Arora, S Kumar, M D Mathur 
 Department of Microbiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

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B S Arora
Department of Microbiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

Filariasis, a mosquito borne disease is endemic in many tropical countries and sub tropics including India. A 44 years old male presented with signs and symptoms of pleural effusion. Pleural fluid on examination was exdudative in nature and showed presence of microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti.


How to cite this article:
Arora B, Kumar S, Mathur M. Filariasis as a cause of pleural effusion. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2000;43:491-2


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Arora B, Kumar S, Mathur M. Filariasis as a cause of pleural effusion. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2000 [cited 2021 Dec 8 ];43:491-2
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