Screening of immunocompromised patients at risk of strongyloidiasis in western Turkey using ELISA and real-time PCR


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Erdem Kıvrak E., Atalay Şahar E., Can H. , Döşkaya M. , Yılmaz M. , Pullukçu H. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.47, ss.897-901, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 47
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1605-19
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.897-901

Özet

Background/aim: Strongyloides stercoralis causes life-threatening hyperinfection or disseminated strongyloidiasis in immunocompromised patients such as HIV-positive, organ transplantation, and cancer patients. This study investigated the presence of strongyloidiasis in immunocompromised patients for the first time in Turkey.