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Please help! Identify the site where Wuchereria bancrofti is normally found on human body

Identify the site where Wuchereria bancrofti is normally found on human body

  • Option 1)

    Lymphatic vessels of the lower limbs

  • Option 2)

    Muscles of the legs

  • Option 3)

    Blood vessels of the thigh region

  • Option 4)

    Skin between the fingers

 
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As we learnt in

elephantiasis or filariasis -

Wuchereria (W. bancrofti and W. malayi), the filarial worms that cause elephantiasis or filariasis

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Option 1)

Lymphatic vessels of the lower limbs

This option is correct.

Option 2)

Muscles of the legs

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Blood vessels of the thigh region

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Skin between the fingers

This option is incorrect.

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