Eosinophilia in returning travellers and migrants from the tropics: UK recommendations for investigation and initial management.

@article{Checkley2010EosinophiliaIR,
  title={Eosinophilia in returning travellers and migrants from the tropics: UK recommendations for investigation and initial management.},
  author={Anna M. Checkley and Peter Chiodini and David H Dockrell and Imelda Bates and Guy E Thwaites and Helen L Booth and M. Vertner Brown and Stephen G Wright and Alison D Grant and David C. W. Mabey and Christopher J M Whitty and Frances Sanderson},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={1-20}
}
Eosinophilia is a common finding in returning travellers and migrants, and in this group it often indicates an underlying helminth infection. Infections are frequently either asymptomatic or associated with non-specific symptoms, but some can cause severe disease. Here the British Infection Society guidelines group reviews common and serious infectious causes of eosinophilia, and outlines a scheme for investigating returning travellers and migrants. All returning travellers and migrants with… CONTINUE READING

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