Q. With reference to Filariasis disease, consider the following statements:
1.It is commonly known as Cellulitis.
2.It is one of the diseases occurring in tropical areas.
3.It is caused by infection with parasites classified as nematodes.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Filariasis is commonly known as elephantiasis.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. It is one of the diseases occurring in tropical areas. It is caused by infection with parasites classified as nematodes.

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