A DIAGNOSIS OF FILARIAL PARASITE- REVIEW IN GOVERNMENT AYURVEDIC HOSPITAL NANDED
Dr. Jyoti Meghdambar, Dr. Shubhangi Masugade* and Dr. Monica Bombe
Filariasis is a disease group affecting humans and animals caused by Filariae – Nematode parasite of the order Filariidae. Of the hundreds of described filarial parasites only 8 species cause natural infectons in humans. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified lymphatic filariasis as the second leading cause of permanant and long term disability in the world after leprosy. But while studing about Filaiasis, it came in front that monthly 2-3 patients were admitted in our hospital and which was diagnosed positively for Filarial parasite. It means that Filariasis has a significant, economic and psychosocial impact in endemic area in Nanded District. In this paper, the patients visiting to the Government Ayurved Hospital, Nanded were diagnosed and sent for further treatment. In this paper few of the photographs of parasites were attached.
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