Shlipada nidanam

Chapter 39 – Shlipada Nidanam

The 39th chapter of Madhava Nidana is Shlipada Nidanam which deals with Filariasis. Filariasis is an infectious tropical disease caused by any one of several thread-like parasitic round worms. The two species of worms most often associated with this disease are Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi. The larval form of the parasite transmits the disease to humans by the bite of a mosquito.

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