Loa loa is commonly known as..

Options :
  1. Ring worm
  2. Eye worm
  3. Flat worm
  4. None of the above
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

Loa loa is commonly known as the eye worm. It is the causative agent of the Loa loa filariasis - a disease of skin and eye. Humans contract this disease through the bite of a Deer fly or Mango fly (Chrysops spp), the vectors for Loa loa.

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