Human strongyloidiasis in AIDS era: its zoonotic importance.

@article{Singh2002HumanSI,
  title={Human strongyloidiasis in AIDS era: its zoonotic importance.},
  author={Sharon G. K. Singh},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2002},
  volume={50},
  pages={
          415-22
        }
}
Human strongyloidiasis is caused by a nematode Strongyloides stercoralis. Many species cause strongyloidiasis in animals. The parasite has predilection to one host only but the host specificity is not strict. When animal species infects humans there is intense allergic reaction in the form of cutaneous larva currens and larva migrans. Therefore, strongyloidiasis in strict terms is a zoonotic disease. The strongyloides species have three stages. The parasitic form inside the host, the free form… CONTINUE READING

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