Due to intensive travel connections and global warming, it is possible that the vector adapts to the climatic environment of the northern half-front and that an initially tropical infectious disease becomes an emerging infectious disease in European countries. For this reason, we raise the question in the Belgian Hematology Society journal: Is microfilaria a transfusion transmissible disease? The answer is no.

(BELG J HEMATOL 2020;11(7):282-5)