Complicated and fatal Strongyloides infection in Canadians: risk factors, diagnosis and management
- Modified agar plate culture method for culture of Strongyloides stercoralis. Khanna, Vinay; Tilak, Kriti; Prakash, Peralam Yegneswaran; Mukhopadhyay, Chiranjay // Tropical Parasitology;Jul2015, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p136
The article offers information on the modified agar plate culture method for the preservation of larvae and adult worms. Topics include the procedure on how to culture Strongyloides stercoralis, the procedure's advantages such as the isolation of pure forms of larval stages and the preservation...
- Immunizations climb, then falter. Kane, Hal // World Watch;May/Jun94, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p33
Presents the immunization rates in developing countries from 1981 to 1983. High rates in the mid-1980s; Relaxation of efforts from 1990; Cost of fully immunizing a child in low-income countries; Eradication as most cost-effective way of fighting disease; Difficulty of maintaining the potency of...
- Third World debt. Smith, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/8/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6823, p388
Focuses on the economic and health issues in the Third World countries. Efforts of the United Nations World Health Organization to immunize children in Third World countries from common fever; Reasons for the poverty experienced in the Third World countries; Role of the free market system on...
- Vaccines get support overseas. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Jul2013, Vol. 94 Issue 1118, p8
The article reports that a group of high-level representatives from developing countries have approved the introduction of 50 life-saving vaccines in their national immunisation programs, after Australia's struggle with immunisation, and mentions the distribution of more 600 million vaccine doses.
- Poor must find cash for vaccines. Day, Michael // New Scientist;9/28/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2049, p7
Reports on the need of poor nations to put more money into their immunization programs in order to take advantage of a host of vaccines being developed. Report from the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund; Funding from rich countries and charities.
- Persistierende Eosinophilie - Differenzialdiagnose und diagnostischer Algorithmus. Peduzzi, M.; Schwitter, M.; Cathomas, R.; von Moos, R.; Wieland, T.; Mey, U. // Praxis (16618157);3/28/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p483
The differential diagnosis of eosinophilia is broad and constitutes a major challenge for both, the general practitioner and the hematologist. Whereas in developing countries secondary eosinophilia is commonly caused by parasitic infections, in Western and European countries eosinophilia is more...
- Diagnosis, Clinical Features, and Self-Reported Morbidity of Strongyloides stercoralis and Hookworm Infection in a Co-Endemic Setting. Becker, Sören L.; Sieto, Benjamin; Silué, Kigbafori D.; Adjossan, Lucas; Koné, Siaka; Hatz, Christoph; Kern, Winfried V.; N'Goran, Eliézer K.; Utzinger, Jürg // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases;Aug2011, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p1
Background: Infections with Strongyloides stercoralis and other helminths represent important, yet often neglected issues in developing countries. Indeed, strongyloidiasis can be fatal, but only a few studies provide information regarding its health relevance in Africa. Moreover, clinical data...
- Migration, the Larger Picture. // America;1/7/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 1, p5
The author reflects on the issue of migration. A report entitled "Migration in an Interconnected World" by the Global Commission on International Migration highlights that the trend in migration depends on economics, especially on the extreme inequality in wages between the developed and the...
- Storing vaccines at the correct temperature. Lipp, Anna // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/30/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6839, p1441
Discusses the storage of vaccines at the correct temperature in developing countries. Management of cold chain; Importance of expanded program of immunization division of the World Health Organization; Implications of incorrect storage of vaccines on the diseases.