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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 339–340 | Cite as

Fatal strongyloidiasis in an immunocompromised HTLV-I infected patient

  • Michiel Peter de BoerEmail author
  • Christianne Bethlem-Schaap
  • Stephen de Jager
  • Elsbeth Wesselink
  • Ian Ambrose
  • Cornelis Slagt
Correspondence

Keywords

Ivermectin Desmopressin Albendazole Galactomannan High Resolution Compute Tomography 
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Notes

Conflicts of interest

None.

Supplementary material

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michiel Peter de Boer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Christianne Bethlem-Schaap
    • 1
  • Stephen de Jager
    • 2
  • Elsbeth Wesselink
    • 3
  • Ian Ambrose
    • 4
  • Cornelis Slagt
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineZaans medisch centrumZaandamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyZaans medisch centrumZaandamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Clinical PharmacologyZaans medisch centrumZaandamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Department of PathologyZaans medisch centrumZaandamThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Department of Intensive Care MedicineZaans medisch centrumZaandamThe Netherlands

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