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Research & Reviews  267 results

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 ...

Strongyloides genotyping: a review of methods and application in public health and popu...
International Journal for Parasitology; Bradbury RS, Pafčo B et. al.

Nov 11th, 2021 - Strongyloidiasis represents a major medical and veterinary helminthic disease. Human infection is caused by Strongyloides stercoralis, Strongyloides fuelleborni fuelleborni and Strongyloides fuelleborni kellyi, with S.stercoralis accounting for th...

Concentration of urine samples improves sensitivity in detection of Strongyloides-speci...
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Chungkanchana N, Sithithaworn P et. al.

Oct 28th, 2021 - Detection of IgG in urine is an efficient method comparable to that in serum for diagnosis of strongyloidiasis but effects of daily variation in urine dilution on diagnostic accuracy is not clearly known. This study evaluated effects of urine conc...

Development and Efficacy of Droplet Digital PCR for Detection of Strongyloides stercora...
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Iamrod K, Chaidee A et. al.

Oct 19th, 2021 - Human strongyloidiasis is one of the neglected tropical diseases caused by infection with soil-transmitted helminth Strongyloides stercoralis. Conventional stool examination, a method commonly used for diagnosis of S. stercoralis, has low sensitiv...

Strongyloidiasis in immunocompromised migrants to non-endemic countries in the era of C...
Journal of Travel Medicine; Barkati S, Greenaway C et. al.

Sep 29th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread use of dexamethasone. Corticosteroid therapy is an important risk factor for Strongyloides hyperinfection. Challenges associated with the performance of Strongyloides tests, and the poor availability of ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 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...

Ivermectin Versus Albendazole for Chronic Strongyloidiasis

Sep 7th, 2017 - A prospective controlled trial to compare the efficacy and safety of 7-day albendazole, single dose ivermectin, and 2-single dose ivermectin in 72 patients with chronic strongyloidiasis will be conducted at Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

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  7 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...

Screening for parasitic infections: One doctor’s experience
The Journal of Family Practice; Viroj Wiwanitkit, MD

Mar 28th, 2016 - Soin, et al, reported an interesting case of strongyloidiasis in a refugee in their Photo Rounds article, “Rash, diarrhea, and eosinophilia” (J Fam Pract. 2015;64:655-658).

What’s Eating You? Cutaneous Larva Migrans
Kyle A. Prickett, MD, Tammie C. Ferringer, MD

Mar 9th, 2015 - Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM), also known as creeping eruption, is a pruritic serpiginous eruption caused by the migration of animal hookworm larvae through the epidermis. 1,2 The most common parasites are Ancylostoma braziliense (common in dogs an.

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.

Helminth Infections and HIV: A Double Hit

Oct 21st, 2014 - Soil-Transmitted Helminths Strongyloidiasis is a soil-transmitted helminth infection that is concentrated in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, with an estimated prevalence of 50 million infections worldwide.[8] Studies have shown that...

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