Parasitic lung infections

  title={Parasitic lung infections},
  author={V. K. Vijayan},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine},
  • V. K. Vijayan
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
  • Purpose of review Global climate change and population explosion leading to changes in natural ecosystem and travel across the continents have resulted in an increase in the transmission of parasites to human beings. This review focuses on recent advancements in parasitic lung infections. Recent findings Invasive parasitic diseases including lung infections are increasingly being reported in patients with immunodeficiency syndromes. A recombinant kinesin-related antigen of Leishmania donovani… CONTINUE READING


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