Pathogenesis of human strongyloidiasis: autopsy and quantitative parasitological analysis.


The distribution of pathologic lesions and the parasite burden of major organs were studied in seven patients with disseminated strongyloidiasis who were autopsied at the University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX). All patients were immunosuppressed and had additional bacterial, viral, and fungal infections; six patients had received cortisone… (More)