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Table 4 Distribution and characteristics of eosinophilia in 15/24 (62.5 %) patients with strongyloidiasis, Honduras

From: Unsuspected Strongyloides stercoralis infection in hospital patients with comorbidity in need of proper management

Percentage eosinophils Age years Relevant data
5.4 34 AIDS, alcoholism, COPD, suspected peritoneal TB, died
6.8 43 Hyperthyroidism, alcoholism
8.2 59 Ulcer in left foot, fever, anemia
9.6 78 Intestinal carcinoma suspected, died
6.7-13.8 29 Anemia, general weakness
10.8 9 Severe intestinal parasitism, severe anemia
12.6 11 Mielocytic leukemia, died
13.2 17 Gluteal abscess, fever, improves with antibiotics
30.5 65 Anemia, severe intestinal parasitism, died
38.9 38 AIDS
50 52 Diarrhea, fever, anemia, intense pruritus gluteal region
59 16 Elevated IgE, gastrointestinal complaints, larvae numerous in stool
63.4 11 Scalp mycosis, steroids
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease