Strongyloidiasis in patients at a comprehensive cancer center in the United States.

@article{Safdar2004StrongyloidiasisIP,
  title={Strongyloidiasis in patients at a comprehensive cancer center in the United States.},
  author={Amar Safdar and Kumthorn Malathum and S. J. L. Rodr{\'i}guez and Rola N. Husni and Kenneth V. I. Rolston},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={100 7},
  pages={1531-6}
}
BACKGROUND The frequency of Strongyloides stercoralis infestation and complication in patients with cancer in the United States is unknown. METHODS The authors performed a retrospective analysis of S. stercoralis infection in patients who were undergoing cancer treatment at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX). RESULTS The overall S. stercoralis infection frequency was approximately 1.0 per 10,000 new cancer cases between 1971 and 2003. Twenty-two of 25… CONTINUE READING

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