- •Although not commonly seen in the United States, loiasis is important to consider in primary care settings that care for refugees from West and Central Africa.
- •Understanding diagnosis and treatment basics is key to recognizing loiasis in refugee populations.
- •Loiasis can present nonspecifically and requires high clinical suspicion.
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This work was funded in part by the Division of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health, and the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, University of Virginia. This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.