Experimental disseminated strongyloidiasis in Erythrocebus patas. I. Pathology.

@article{Harper1984ExperimentalDS,
  title={Experimental disseminated strongyloidiasis in Erythrocebus patas. I. Pathology.},
  author={J. S. Harper and R M Genta and Albert A. Gam and William T London and Franklin A. Neva},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1984},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          431-43
        }
}
Fatal disseminated disease was induced in ten patas monkeys infected with two Southeast Asian strains of Strongyloides stercoralis. While some animals died within 6 weeks after infection, others controlled their infections until placed on high doses of corticosteroids. Larvae were first noted in the stools 11-20 days after transcutaneous exposure to filariform larvae. Daily larval counts tended to increase as the infections progressed, but the number of larvae in the stool was not predictive of… CONTINUE READING

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