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Selected References (A. cantonensis)

  • Wang QP, Lai DH, Zhu XQ, Chen XG, Lun ZR. Human angiostrongyliasis. Lancet Infect Dis 2008;8:621-30.
  • Sawanyawisuth K, Sawanyawisuth K. Treatment of angiostrongyliasis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008;102:990-6.
  • Hochberg NS, Park SY, Blackburn BG, Sejvar JJ, Gaynor K, Chung H, Leniek K, Herwaldt BL, Effler PV. Distribution of eosinophilic meningitis cases attributable to Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Hawaii. Emerg Infect Dis 2007;13:1675-80.
  • Kuberski T. Angiostrongyliasis. In, Tropical Infectious Diseases Principals, Pathogens, and Practices (2nd Ed), Guerrant, Walker Weller Eds. Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, 2005. Pp. 1225-30.
  • Chen XG, Li H, Lun ZR. Angiostrongyliasis, Mainland China. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Oct;11(10):1645-7.
  • Lv S, Yi Z, Steinmann P, Zhou X. Emerging angiostrongyliasis in mainland China. Emerg Infect Dis 2008;14:161-4.
  • Sawanyawisuth K, Takahashi K, Hoshuyama T, Sawanyawisuth K, Senthong V, Limpawattana P, Intapan PM, Wilson D, Tiamkao S, Jitpimolmard S, Chotmongkol V. Clinical factors predictive of encephalitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009;81:698-701.
  • Tsai HC, Lee SS, Huang CK, Yen CM, Chen ER, Liu YC. Outbreak of eosinophilic meningitis associated with drinking raw vegetable juice in southern Taiwan. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2004;71:222-6.
  • Slom TJ, Cortese MM, Gerber SI, Jones RC, Holtz TH, Lopez AS, Zambrano CH, Sufit RL, Sakolvaree Y, Chaicumpa W, Herwaldt BL, Johnson S. An outbreak of eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis in travelers returning from the Caribbean. N Engl J Med 2002;346:668-75.
  • Lo Re V 3rd, Gluckman SJ. Eosinophilic meningitis. Am J Med 2003;114:217-23.
  • Tsai HC, Liu YC, Kunin CM, Lee SS, Chen YS, Lin HH, Tsai TH, Lin WR, Huang CK, Yen MY, Yen CM. Eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis: report of 17 cases. Am J Med 2001;111:109-14.
  • Chotmongkol V, Sawadpanitch K, Sawanyawisuth K, Louhawilai S, Limpawattana P. Treatment of eosinophilic meningitis with a combination of prednisolone and mebendazole. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Jun;74(6):1122-4.
  • Ramirez-Avila L, Slome S, Schuster FL, Gavali S, Schantz PM, Sejvar J, Glaser CA. Eosinophilic meningitis due to Angiostrongylus and Gnathostoma species. Clin Infect Dis 2009;48:322-7.
  • Jitpimolmard S, Sawanyawisuth K, Morakote N, et al. Albendazole therapy for eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis. Parasitol Res 2007; 100:1293–6.

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Selected References (A. costaricensis)

  • Kramer MH, Greer GJ, Quiñonez JF, Padilla NR, Hernández B, Arana BA, Lorenzana R, Morera P, Hightower AW, Eberhard ML, Herwaldt BL. First reported outbreak of abdominal angiostrongyliasis. Clin Infect Dis 1998;26:365-72.
  • Loría-Cortés R, Lobo-Sanahuja JF. Clinical abdominal angiostrongylosis. A study of 116 children with intestinal eosinophilic granuloma caused by Angiostrongylus costaricensis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1980;29:538-44.
  • Silvera CT, Ghali VS, Roven S, Heimann J, Gelb A. Angiostrongyliasis: a rare cause of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Am J Gastroenterol 1989;84:329–32.
  • Liacouras CA, Bell LM, Aljabi MC, Piccoli DA. Angiostrongylus costaricensis enterocolitis mimics Crohn’s disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 1993;16:203–7.
  • Graeff-Teixeira C, Camillo-Coura L, Lenzi HL. Histopathological criteria for the diagnosis of abdominal angiostrongyliasis. Parasitol Res 1991;77:606–11.
  • Kuberski T. Angiostrongyliasis. In, Tropical Infectious Diseases Principals, Pathogens, and Practices (2nd Ed), Guerrant, Walker Weller Eds. Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, 2005. Pp. 1225-30.

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