Angiostrongyliasis

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Angiostrongyliasis

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The terms "Angiostrongyliasis" returned 31 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

First Evidence of Angiostrongyliasis Caused by in Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles.
 

Author(s): Céline Dard, Jean-Eudes Piloquet, Yvonne Qvarnstrom, LeAnne M Fox, Helmi M'kada, Jean-Christophe Hebert, Didier Mattera, Dorothée Harrois

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2017 03;96(3):692-697.

 

Infection by the rat lungworm represents the most common cause of infectious eosinophilic meningitis in humans, causing central nervous system (CNS) angiostrongyliasis. Most of CNS angiostrongyliasis cases were described in Asia, Pacific Basin, Australia, and some limited parts of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Case of Ocular Angiostrongyliasis with Molecular Identification of the Species in Vietnam.
 

Author(s): Nguyen Van De, Le Van Duyet, Jong-Yil Chai

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2015 Dec;53(6):713-7.

 

A 23-year-old female residing in a village of Cao Bang Province, North Vietnam, visited the Hospital of Hanoi Medical University in July 2013. She felt dim eyes and a bulge-sticking pain in her left eye for some days before visiting the hospital. In the hospital, a clinical examination, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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PCR for the diagnosis of abdominal angiostrongyliasis in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded human tissue.
 

Author(s): Rubens Rodriguez, Ana Cristina Aramburú da Silva, Carla Aristonara Müller, Silvana Lunardini Alves, Carlos Graeff-Teixeira, Fernando Fornari

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To date the diagnosis of abdominal angiostrongyliasis (AA) depends on the histological identification of Angiostrongylus costaricensis (AC) in surgical specimens. However, microscopic evaluation is time consuming and often fails in identifying the parasite. We tested whether PCR might ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Angiostrongyliasis" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Comprehensive review of ocular angiostrongyliasis with special reference to optic neuritis.
 

Author(s): Ying Feng, Yukifumi Nawa, Kittisak Sawanyavisuth, Zhiyue Lv, Zhong-Dao Wu

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):613-9.

 

Angiostrongyliasis, caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection, is a food-borne parasitic disease. Its larvae evoke eosinophilic inflammation in the central nervous system, but can also cause pathological changes in the eyes. Among ocular angiostrongyliasis cases, the incidence ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pathways for transmission of angiostrongyliasis and the risk of disease associated with them.
 

Author(s): Robert H Cowie

Journal: Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Jun;72(6 Suppl 2):70-4.

 

Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the rat lungworm, is a major cause of eosinophilic meningitis in humans. This short paper reviews what is known about the pathways of infection and assesses the probable importance of each in causing disease. Rats are the definitive hosts. People can become ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Differential diagnosis of CNS angiostrongyliasis: a short review.
 

Author(s): Vichai Senthong, Jarin Chindaprasirt, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth

Journal: Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Jun;72(6 Suppl 2):52-4.

 

The diagnostic criterion for eosinophilic meningitis (EOM) is the identification of an absolute count of 10 eosinophils per ml or more than 10% of the total white blood cells in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the proper clinical context. The most common cause of EOM is Angiostrongylus ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Research for Angiostrongylus Cantonensis and Costaricensis in French West Indies and French Guiana
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Angiostrongylosis; Hypereosinophilia

 

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2018

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