Volume 1, Issue 4 (10-1997)                   ibj 1997, 1(4): 49-51 | Back to browse issues page

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Maraghi S. Enterobius vermicularis in Cerebrospinal Fluid. ibj. 1997; 1 (4) :49-51
URL: http://ibj.pasteur.ac.ir/article-1-879-en.html
Abstract:  
Enterobius vermicularis is a nematod of large intestine in man. Extra intestinal localization of this parasite is rare. A 60 year old man was admitted to the hospital with the clinical manifestation of meningitis. In laboratory examination of cerebrospinal fluid (C.S.F), the appearance was red, Albu-min level was high and the glucose showed normal value. Haematoxylin and Eosin stained slides pre‌pared from the precipitation revealed adults, larvae and ova of Enterobius vermicularis. This is the first report of Enterobius vermicularis in cerebrospinal fluid.
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