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Video of microfilariae in the anterior chamber of the eye

23 June 2020

This is footage[1] of microfilariae was captured in a 59-year-old man’s anterior chamber of the eye. The man lives in an onchocerciasis-endemic area in eastern Ghana.

  1. Gyasi ME, Hong AR, Weil GJ. Motile Onchocerca volvulus Microfilariae in the Anterior Chamber of the Eye. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. https://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0025. Published May 6, 2020. Accessed June 30, 2020.
Appearance of Mf in the anterior chamber (25.87 MB)