Infection of humans and higher primates with the nematode Mansonella streptocerca.

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strep·to·cer·ci·a·sis (strep″to-sər-kiґə-sis) infection with Mansonella streptocerca, whose microfilariae produce a pruritic rash resembling that in onchocerciasis; transmitted by midges of the genus Culicoides, it occurs in Central Africa.

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