From: A diagnostic protocol designed for determining allergic causes in patients with blood eosinophilia
Laboratory investigation | Parasitic infections found as causes of eosinophilia (n = 280) | |
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Microscopy (agent)^{a,b} | ||
Blood | Loa-loa (n = 2) | |
Mansonella perstans (n = 1) | ||
Skin | Onchocerca volvulus (n = 1) | |
Sarcoptes scabiei (n = 2) | ||
Stools | Hookworms (n = 3) | |
Hookworms + Enterobius vermicularis (n = 1) | ||
Hookworms + Enterobius vermicularis + Strongyloides stercoralis (n = 1) | ||
Enterobius vermicularis (n = 6) | ||
Hymenolepis nana (n = 4) | ||
Schistosoma mansoni (n = 13) | ||
Strongyloides stercoralis (n = 4) | ||
Taenia sp. (n = 1) | ||
Urines | Schistosoma haematobium (n = 3) | |
Immunodiagnosis (infection)^{a,c} | ||
Anisakiasis (n = 19) | ||
Cystic echinococcosis (n = 2) | ||
Filariases (except bancroftiasis) (n = 12) | ||
Bancroftiasis (positive Og4C3 detection) (n = 4) | ||
Schistosomiasis (n = 8) | ||
Strongyloidiasis (n = 29) | ||
Toxocariasis (n = 160) | ||
Trichinellosis (n = 4) |