Four immunocompromised patients, immigrants from Ethiopia, presented with diverse clinical manifestations of meningitis associated with Strongyloides stercoralis dissemination as determined by identification of intestinal larvae. The cerebrospinal fluid of 3 patients was tested by a validated (for stool) real-time PCR for S. stercoralis and was found positive, establishing this association.
|Original language||American English|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease|
|State||Published - 1 Mar 2016|
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- Immunocompromised host
- Strongyloides stercoralis