Onchocerca volvulus

This is the most common species found in the Cameroon rain-forest and savanna.

Mansonella streptocerca

Found in the forest, mainly along the river Moungo. Vectors are Ceratopogonidae (biting midges)

Dipetalonema perstans

Found in the forest, mainly along the river Moungo. Vectors are Ceratopogonidae (biting midges)

Wuchereria bancrofti

Adult worms are located in the inguinal lymph nodes, sheeted microfilariae circulating in the blood. Vectors are mosquitoes.

Loa loa

A skin-dweling filaria with microfilariae circulation in the blood. The fly-vectors, Tabanidae of the genus Chrysops prevail in forest areas.