Scanner for Lymphatic filariasis (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail Caption A portable scanning device produces a 3-D reconstruction of swollen legs (above) caused by lymphatic filariasis, a disease that infects millions globally. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and colleagues in Sri Lanka will use the device to collect limb measurements for a clinical research trial examining whether the antibiotic doxycycline can reduce the severity of swelling. Credit Michael J. Weiler/LymphaTech Usage Restrictions Please credit image Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.