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Research & Reviews  270 results

Assessment of FDA-approved drugs against Strongyloides ratti in vitro and in vivo to id...
Parasites & Vectors; Keiser J, Häberli C

Dec 25th, 2021 - Infections with Strongyloides stercoralis belong to the most neglected helminth diseases, and research and development (R&D) efforts on novel drugs are inadequate. A commercially available library containing 1600 FDA-approved drugs was tested in v...

Optimizing moxidectin dosing for Strongyloides stercoralis infections: Insights from ph...
Clinical and Translational Science; Hofmann D, Smit C et. al.

Dec 11th, 2021 - Moxidectin is a frontrunner drug candidate in the treatment of strongyloidiasis. A dose of 8 mg is recommended to treat this indication, which shows a reasonably good efficacy and tolerability profile. Yet, owing to the unique life cycle of Strong...

Screening for Chronic Infectious Diseases by Serology in Those Presenting with Malaria ...
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Gowland A, McGuire E et. al.

Dec 7th, 2021 - The United Kingdom's cases of malaria infection are primarily acquired in sub-Saharan Africa, with the majority of infections presenting in London.1 When patients go to a hospital with malaria, there is a screening opportunity for other geographic...

Clinical value of serology for the diagnosis of strongyloidiasis in travelers and migra...
Parasite (Paris, France); Autier B, Boukthir S et. al.

Dec 7th, 2021 - Strongyloides stercoralis serology is a sensitive method for strongyloidiasis diagnosis, but it is prone to cross-reactions with other helminthiases. This four-year retrospective study aimed at estimating the performance of the Bordier IVD® Strong...

Case Report: Challenges for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Strongyloides stercoralis in...
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Ashiri A, Rafiei A et. al.

Nov 30th, 2021 - Strongyloidiasis, a neglected tropical disease (NTD), which is caused by Strongyloides stercoralis, can be fatal in immunocompromised patients. In most chronic cases, infections most frequently are asymptomatic, and eosinophilia might be the only ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Ivermectin in Subjects Infected With SARS-CoV-2 With or Without Symptoms

May 21st, 2021 - In late 2019, an unidentified viral pneumonia was detected in Wuhan, China. Later, it was declared that it was pneumonia due to a new coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) officially called it COVID-19 disease (Xie and Chen 2020). Iverm...

Management of Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis and Strongyloidiasis

Mar 4th, 2011 - The general purpose of the project is to analyse soil-transmitted helminthiases (STH) in a highly endemic area in northern Argentina with a multidisciplinary approach. The specific objectives are to evaluate the local epidemiology of STH, validate...

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News  8 results

FDA Warns Against Using Ivermectin to Treat COVID-19

Mar 8th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued guidance warning consumers against using the antiparasitic drug ivermectin to treat or preven...

Petechial Rash on the Thighs in an Immunosuppressed Patient
Angie Y. Wan, BA, Melissa Piliang, MD

Jun 9th, 2020 - The Diagnosis: Disseminated Strongyloidiasis Strongyloidiasis is a parasitic infection caused by Strongyloides stercoralis. In the United States it is most prevalent in the Appalachian region.

Pruritic Rash on the Buttock
Brandon Osswald, Robert T. Gilson, MD

Apr 5th, 2017 - Cutaneous Larva Migrans Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is caused by the larval migration of animal hookworms. Ancylostoma braziliense, Ancylostoma ceylanicum, and Ancylostoma caninum are the species most commonly associated with the disease.

Weight Loss • Diarrhea • Mild Eosinophilia • Dx?
Wael A. Alqarawi, MD, Kamran M. Khan, MD, MPH et. al.

Mar 1st, 2015 - THE CASE A 31-year-old man came to an internal medicine clinic because he’d been losing weight over the past 2 years and hadn’t been able to regain any weight despite eating properly. Our patient was born in Ethiopia, but had been living in Canada.

Practice Question Answers: AIDS Infectious Dermatoses

Dec 18th, 2014 - 1. What is the most common treatment of invasive fungal infections in immunocompromised patients? a.

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