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Title: Cryptic parasite infection in recent west African immigrants with relative eosinophilia
Authors: Carranza Rodríguez, Cristina 
Pardo-Lledias, Javier
Muro-Alvarez, Antonio
Pérez-Arellano, José Luis 
UNESCO Clasification: 320505 Enfermedades infecciosas
Keywords: Refugees
Diagnosis
Infections
Issue Date: 2008
Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases 
Abstract: Relative eosinophilia (defined as an eosinophil percentage >5% but an eosinophil count <450 cells/μL) is significantly associated with helminth infection in recently arrived West African immigrants (odds ratio, 20.5; 95% confidence interval, 2.7-154). The main parasitic causes related to relative eosinophilia are geohelminthic diseases (specifically, hook-worms) and schistosomiasis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/54456
ISSN: 1058-4838
DOI: 10.1086/528865
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases [ISSN 1058-4838], v. 46 (6), p. E48-E50, (Marzo 2008)
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