oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Acute eosinophilic pneumonia possibly due to infection with Ascaris Lumbricoides

Volume 5, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



An outbreak involving 12 cases of an acute illness associated with blood eosinophilia, asthma�like symptoms and the presence of radiologically evident pulmonary infiltrations is descriptionbed. It is suggested that infection with A. lumbricoides was the cause of the condition.

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