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sensitivity and specificity of skin reactivity to brugia malayi and dirofilaria immitis antigens in bancroftian and malayan filariasis in the philippines.saline antigen extracts of microfilariae, adult worms and third-stage larvae of subperiodic brugia malayi maintained in gerbils were prepared for use as skin test reagents. patients were studied on three different islands in the philippines, one endemic for bancroftian filariasis (sorsogon, luzon), another endemic for malayan filariasis (palawan) and the third without endemic filariasis (cebu). a dose-response curve was established initially in patients with bancroftian filariasis: thereafter 1. ...1977322516
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