WHAT IS IT?
Strongyloides stercoralis is a nematode (roundworm) parasite.
Larvae can be seen under microscopic analysis of stool samples (O&P)
Cutaneous infection larvae in soil will penetrate the skin and infect the human host.
Strongyloidiasis: this is a intestinal infection characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric pain
Ivermectin or bendazoles
OTHER HY FACTS
Page Updated: 06.25.2016