Strongyloides stercoralis infestation associated with septicemia due to intestinal transmural migration of bacteria

@article{Ghoshal2002StrongyloidesSI,
  title={Strongyloides stercoralis infestation associated with septicemia due to intestinal transmural migration of bacteria},
  author={Uday Chand Ghoshal and Ujjala Ghoshal and Manoj Jain and Arvind Kumar and Rakesh Aggarwal and Asha Misra and Archana Ayyagari and Subhash R. Naik},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={17}
}
Abstract  Strongyloides stercoralis infestation is common in the tropics and is usually asymptomatic. Patients with immunocompromised states may develop hyperinfection and fulminant disease. It has been suggested that bacteria accompany S. stercoralis during its passage across the bowel wall, resulting in systemic sepsis. Herein is a report on a 30‐year‐old man with S. stercoralis infestation and small bowel bacterial overgrowth presenting as malabsorption syndrome. He developed extensive… 

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