The returned traveler with neurologic manifestations: could my patient have a parasite?

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Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The present review focuses on parasitic infections of the central nervous system (CNS) that can affect the international traveler. RECENT FINDINGS: The epidemiology of imported parasitic infections is changing and clinicians are treating increasing numbers of returned travelers with parasitic infections in the CNS with which they are not familiar. SUMMARY: The epidemiology, life cycle, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of parasites that affect the CNS will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-254
Number of pages10
JournalCurrent Opinion in Infectious Diseases
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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