Strongyloidiasis in ex Far East prisoners of war.

1977 Apr 16
Gill GV, Bell DR, Reid HA

Infestations with the nematode worm Strongyloides stercoralis are common in the tropics, and may persist for many years. Although often asymptomatic,.infestations may be associated with diarrhoea or skin lesions. Our experience suggests that this eruption is quite common among ex-Far East prisoners of war, and we have therefore investigated and treated a group of these patients with encouraging results.... use the link in the details section on the right to view the rest of the publication.

clinical paper