[Review of 2 cases of severe infection with pulmonary Strongyloides stercoralis].
Department of Respiration, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, Department of Respiration, Xiangdong Hospital, Hunan Normal University, Liling Hunan 412200, China.
- Published Article
Zhong nan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Central South University. Medical sciences
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2014
The farmers were the main infected people. Patients with basic diseases or with immunosuppression due to long-term glucocorticoid treatment tend to infect and even die after the infection with Strongyloides stercoralis. Eosinophil granulocyte reduction shows poor prognosis, which needs early diagnosis and treatment.
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