Strongyloides hyperinfection presenting as acute respiratory failure and gram-negative sepsis.

  title={Strongyloides hyperinfection presenting as acute respiratory failure and gram-negative sepsis.},
  author={Ashley M Newberry and David Neville Williams and William Stauffer and David R Boulware and Brett R Hendel-Paterson and Patricia Frye Walker},
  volume={128 5},
STUDY OBJECTIVES Disseminated strongyloides is a rarely reported phenomenon and occurs in immunosuppressed patients with chronic Strongyloides stercoralis infection. Typically, patients present with pulmonary symptoms but subsequently acquire Gram-negative sepsis. Several cases have been noted in Minnesota, and their presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and clinical outcomes were reviewed. DESIGN A retrospective chart review was conducted of complicated strongyloides infections from 1993 to… CONTINUE READING


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