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- López, Carlota, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Acta tropica 2016 v.157 pp. 169-177
- Strongyloides stercoralis; algorithms; diagnostic techniques; disease severity; eosinophilia; feces; larvae; parasites; patients; polymerase chain reaction; strongyloidiasis; surveys; Argentina
- ... Underdiagnosis of chronic infection with the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis may lead to severe disease in the immunosuppressed. Thus, we have set-up a specific and highly sensitive molecular diagnosis in stool samples. Here, we compared the accuracy of our polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based method with that of conventional diagnostic methods for chronic infection. We also analyzed clinical ...