Microfilaria of Wuchereria Bancrofti in Bone Marrow Smear

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  • Department of Pathology, G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur, India

Microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti were detected in seven cases of anemia in persons with asymptomatic filariasis. In three cases microfilariae could not be detected in the blood. Their presence in bone marrow may indicate the ability of microfilariae to cross the vessel wall.

Author Notes

Present address: Department of Pathology, S.N. Medical College, Agra, India.