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Table 1 Laboratory Findings of Case Report

From: Intestinal strongyloidiasis and hyperinfection syndrome

Lab Finding Before Rx One Month After 1stRx Four Months After 2ndRx§
Sodium (mEq/L) 146 142 140
Potassium (mEq/L) 4.5 5.3 4.3
Chloride (mEq/L) 105 102 106
Carbon Dioxide (mEq/L) 28 29 27
Glucose (mg/dL) 93 107 93
Blood Urea Nitrogen (mg/dL) 18 20 17
Creatinine (mg/dL) 1.1 1.3 1.3
Calcium (mg/dL) 9.1 9.3 8.9
Albumin (g/dL) 4.1 3.9 *
Total Protein (g/dL) 7.8 7.5 *
Alkaline Phosphatase (U/L) 74 75 *
SGPT (U/L) 18 14 *
SGOT (U/L) 18 21 *
Eosinophils (%) 12.4 5.9 5.2
Absolute Eosinophil Count (cells/mm3) 800 400 300
Strongyloid Antibody by ELISA (Index) 12.20 6.76 5.0
IgE (IU/mL) 130 * *
IgA (mg/dL) 243 * *
S. stercoralis Larvae/Eggs in Sputum and Stools Negative Negative *
  1. *, Not available; Rx, Treatment with Ivermectin; SGPT, Serum Glutamic-Pyruvic Transaminase; SGOT, Serum Glutamine-Oxaloacetic Transaminase;
  2. IgE, Immunoglobulin E; IgA, Immunoglobulin A; §, Second treatment with ivermectin is given 3 months after the first treatment;