Acanthocheilonema: A common genus of tropical filarial worms parasitic in humans and monkeys.Dipetalonema: A filarial nematode parasite of mammalian blood with the vector being a tick or small fly.Dipetalonema Infections: Infections with nematodes of the genus DIPETALONEMA.Acanthocheilonemiasis: A tropical infectious disease found mainly in Africa that is caused by the filarial parasite ACANTHOCHEILONEMA. Symptoms include skin rashes, abdominal, chest, muscle, and joint pains, neurologic disorders, skin lumps, and elevated levels of white blood cells. The parasite is transmitted through the bite of small flies.Filarioidea: A superfamily of nematodes of the suborder SPIRURINA. Its organisms possess a filiform body and a mouth surrounded by papillae.Filariasis: Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.Helminth Proteins: Proteins found in any species of helminth.