High prevalence of <i>S</i>. <i>Stercoralis</i> infection among…

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PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases is the first open-access journal devoted to the world's most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), such as elephantiasis, river blindness, leprosy, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness. Links to PLoSNTD content is shared via GHHub using the Creative Commons. http://www.plosntds.org/

by Pedro Puerta-Alcalde, Joan Gomez-Junyent, Ana Requena-Mendez, Maria Jesús Pinazo, Miriam José Álvarez-Martínez, Natalia Rodríguez, Joaquim Gascon, Jose Muñoz Background We evaluate the association between Trypanosoma cruzi infection and strongyloidiasis in a cohort of Latin American (LA) migrants screened for both infections in a non-endemic setting. Methodology Case-control study including LA individuals who were systematically screened for T. cruzi infection and strongyloidiasis between January 2013 and April 2015.

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High prevalence of <i>S</i>. <i>Stercoralis</i> infection among…