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Table 2 Clinical Manifestations of Strongyloidiasis by Organ System

From: Intestinal strongyloidiasis and hyperinfection syndrome

Organ System Symptoms Signs Investigation References
Skin Pruritis, Eruption Urticaria, Angioedema, Larva Currens, Eruption CBC with differential counts  
GI Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting Weight loss, Malabsorption, Epigastric tenderness Stools for parasites, Strongyloid antibody titer [1]
Pulmonary Wheezing, Cough, Hemoptysis, Shortness of breath Wheeze, Rales Chest X ray, Sputum culture, Sputum for parasites  
CNS Headache, Altered mental state, Focal seizures, Coma Meningeal signs, Disorientation Lumbar puncture and cultures [1]
Immune/Allergic Urticaria, Anaphylaxis Urticarial rash, Larva Currens rash CBC with differential counts [65]
Hematological Fever, Chills, Rigors Tachycardia, Bacteremia, Septicemia, Eosinophilia Blood cultures, CBC with differential counts [1]
Other (Rare) Peritonitis, Endocarditis, Eosinophilic pleural effusion, Eosinophilic granulomatous enterocolitis    [1]
  1. GI, Gastrointestinal; CNS, Central Nervous System; CBC, Complete Blood Count;