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Angiostrongylus cantonensis Meningitis and Myelitis, Texas, USA.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 06; 23(6):1037-1038.EI

Abstract

Infection with Angiostrongylus cantonensis roundworms is endemic in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Basin. A. cantonensis meningitis and myelitis occurred in summer 2013 in a child with no history of travel outside of Texas, USA. Angiostrongyliasis is an emerging neurotropic helminthic disease in Texas and warrants increased awareness among healthcare providers.

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Language

eng

PubMed ID

28518035

Citation

Al Hammoud, Roukaya, et al. "Angiostrongylus Cantonensis Meningitis and Myelitis, Texas, USA." Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 23, no. 6, 2017, pp. 1037-1038.
Al Hammoud R, Nayes SL, Murphy JR, et al. Angiostrongylus cantonensis Meningitis and Myelitis, Texas, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23(6):1037-1038.
Al Hammoud, R., Nayes, S. L., Murphy, J. R., Heresi, G. P., Butler, I. J., & Pérez, N. (2017). Angiostrongylus cantonensis Meningitis and Myelitis, Texas, USA. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23(6), 1037-1038. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2306.161683
Al Hammoud R, et al. Angiostrongylus Cantonensis Meningitis and Myelitis, Texas, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23(6):1037-1038. PubMed PMID: 28518035.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Angiostrongylus cantonensis Meningitis and Myelitis, Texas, USA. AU - Al Hammoud,Roukaya, AU - Nayes,Stacy L, AU - Murphy,James R, AU - Heresi,Gloria P, AU - Butler,Ian J, AU - Pérez,Norma, PY - 2017/5/19/entrez PY - 2017/5/19/pubmed PY - 2018/2/28/medline KW - Angiostrongylus cantonensis KW - Texas KW - United States KW - helminths KW - meningitis KW - myelitis KW - nematodes KW - parasites KW - parasitic diseases KW - pediatric KW - roundworms KW - zoonoses SP - 1037 EP - 1038 JF - Emerging infectious diseases JO - Emerg Infect Dis VL - 23 IS - 6 N2 - Infection with Angiostrongylus cantonensis roundworms is endemic in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Basin. A. cantonensis meningitis and myelitis occurred in summer 2013 in a child with no history of travel outside of Texas, USA. Angiostrongyliasis is an emerging neurotropic helminthic disease in Texas and warrants increased awareness among healthcare providers. SN - 1080-6059 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/28518035/Angiostrongylus_cantonensis_Meningitis_and_Myelitis_Texas_USA_ L2 - https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2306.161683 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -