What group of animals causes trichinosis and elephantitis?

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In underdeveloped regions of South America, Central Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands and the Caribbean, it can be caused by a parasitic disease known as lymphatic filariasis.

Lymphatic filariasis is caused by three different species ofworms known as Brugia malayi, Brugia timori and Wuchereria bancrofti. These worms cause damage and inflammation to the
lymphatic system.

The larval form of the worms is introduced into the human body through the bite of infected mosquitoes.
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