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Strongyloidiasis can cause devastating morbidity and death in immunosuppressed patients. Identification of reliable biomarkers for strongyloidiasis in immunosuppressed patients is critical for the prevention of severe disease.
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Name: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Severe Strongyloides stercoralis infection in kidney transplant recipients is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality, although little is known about the risk factors for such infection.
Dengue fever is the most prevalent arbovirus infection among humans, and tropical regions are hyperendemic for this infection. The number of solid organ transplant recipients is continuously increasin...
Strongyloidiasis is a devastating disease with a mortality rate exceeding 50% in immune-compromised patients. The disease usually results from reactivation of a latent infection in a transplant patien...
Strongyloides stercoralis (SS) hyperinfection is a well documented condition. However, SS eggs in stool samples are not commonly observed during routine analysis. Here we report a case on SS hyperinfe...
Invasive fungal infection (IFI) in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The long-term probability of post-transplant IFI is poorly understood...
This study will explore faster and easier ways to detect infection with the intestinal parasite Strongyloides stercoralis and learn more about the conditions under which it causes serious ...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the serologic response in patients with S. stercoralis infection after treatment with a regimen of two single doses of 200 µg/kg of ivermectin given 2...
This study is a phase 2, blinded and randomized clinical trial. The phase 2a trial is single blinded and conducted in Lao, while the phase 2b trial is double-blinded and conducted in Lao a...
HIV-infected (HIV+) individuals who agree to accept and receive a solid organ transplant from an HIV+ deceased donor will be followed to determine the safety and efficacy of this practice....
A retrospective cohort of solid organ transplant (SOT) and hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients will be assembled to determine the incidence of respiratory viral infections...
A species of parasitic nematode widely distributed in tropical and subtropical countries. The females and their larvae inhabit the mucosa of the intestinal tract, where they cause ulceration and diarrhea.
Infection with nematodes of the genus STRONGYLOIDES. The presence of larvae may produce pneumonitis and the presence of adult worms in the intestine could lead to moderate to severe diarrhea.
A derivative of sirolimus and an inhibitor of TOR SERINE-THREONINE KINASES. It is used to prevent GRAFT REJECTION in heart and kidney transplant patients by blocking cell proliferation signals. It is also an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT.
Infection by a variety of fungi, usually through four possible mechanisms: superficial infection producing conjunctivitis, keratitis, or lacrimal obstruction; extension of infection from neighboring structures - skin, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx; direct introduction during surgery or accidental penetrating trauma; or via the blood or lymphatic routes in patients with underlying mycoses.
Physicians or other qualified individuals responsible for implementing and overseeing the policies and procedures followed by a health care facility to reduce the risk of infection to patients and staff.
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Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...