Strongyloidiasis in immigrants in Southern Spain.

  title={Strongyloidiasis in immigrants in Southern Spain.},
  author={Mª Teresa Cabezas-Fern{\'a}ndez and Joaqu{\'i}n Salas-Coronas and Ana Bel{\'e}n Lozano-Serrano and Jos{\'e} V{\'a}zquez-Villegas and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Cabeza-Barrera and Fernando Cobo},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  volume={33 1},
OBJECTIVE To analyse clinical and epidemiological characteristics of immigrant patients diagnosed with strongyloidiasis in our area. METHODS An analyse was performed on patients with strongyloidiasis seen in the Tropical Medicine Unit of the "Hospital de Poniente" in Almeria (Spain), from April 2004 to May 2012. RESULTS A total of 320 patients were diagnosed with Strongyloides stercoralis infection, and 284 out of 314 patients (90.4%) had a positive specific serology. Forty-two percent of… CONTINUE READING
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