\lˈə͡ʊɪˌe͡ɪsɪz], \lˈəʊɪˌeɪsɪz], \l_ˈəʊ_ɪ__ˌeɪ_s_ɪ_z]\
Definitions of LOAIASES
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A parasitic infection caused by the nematode Loa loa. The vector in the transmission of this infection is the horsefly (Tabanus) or the deerfly or mango fly (Chrysops). The larvae may be seen just beneath the skin or passing through the conjunctiva. Eye lesions are not uncommon. The disease is generally mild and painless.
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