ACANTHOCHEILONEMIASIS PERSTANS: WHAT IS ACANTHOCHEILONEMIASIS PERSTANS?
Definition: What is "Acanthocheilonemiasis Perstans"?
Acanthocheilonemiasis perstans is a tropical contagious illness characterized by purities, pain in the chest & abdomen an enlarged spleen. This is a rare disease caused by the bit of flies known as A. coliroides that can be found in Africa. The disease can be treated by antibiotics & is diagnosed by laboratory tests showing elevated amounts of white blood cells.