Estrongiloidíase em pacientes com pênfigo foliáceo
Published on Sep 1, 1991in Revista Da Sociedade Brasileira De Medicina Tropical1.339
· DOI :10.1590/S0037-86821991000300004
In 30 patients with foliaceous pemphigus the frequency of strongyloidiasis was 40%, by three Baermann- Moraes examination. In the "Hospital do Penfigo", for patients with pemphigus of Uberaba, the frequencies of strongyloidiasis in the employees (n = 14) and students (n=47), of the annexed nursery, also were high, respectively 35.7 % and 23.4%. In 7(58.3) of 12 samples from the soil of the hospital courtyard were found free-life forms of Strongyloides. The environmental factor and the susceptibility of the pacients were associated with the high transmission of the strongyloidiasis.