Human strongyloidiasis: identifying knowledge gaps, with emphasis on environmental control

  title={Human strongyloidiasis: identifying knowledge gaps, with emphasis on environmental control},
  author={M. Taylor and T. A. Garrard and Francis J. O’Donahoo and K. Ross},
  journal={Research and Reports in Tropical Medicine},
  pages={55 - 63}
Abstract Strongyloides is a human parasitic nematode that is poorly understood outside a clinical context. This article identifies gaps within the literature, with particular emphasis on gaps that are hindering environmental control of Strongyloides. The prevalence and distribution of Strongyloides is unclear. An estimate of 100–370 million people infected worldwide has been proposed; however, inaccuracy of diagnosis, unreliability of prevalence mapping, and the fact that strongyloidiasis… Expand
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