Ecological Drivers of Mansonella perstans Infection in Uganda and Patterns of Co-endemicity with Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria: new paper out in ploSNTD
Temperature, forest cover and cattle predict the risk of being infected with Mansonella perstans in Uganda... Also, this species of parasite has a geographical range that very distinct from another filarial worm, Wuchereria bancrofti, in Uganda. Yet, where they do overlap, there is a positive association between the two species.. I find that quite intriguing.
Stensgaard et al., 2016 - PloSNTD