Volume 95, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Pulmonary metastrongylosis, a zoonotic disease found primarily in pigs, is caused by eight different species of the cosmopolitan nematode genus. To date, only four human cases have been reported, all from Europe. Herein, a severe case of pulmonary infection caused by in an Ecuadorian man, with successful treatment with ivermectin, is described.


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  • Received : 30 Mar 2016
  • Accepted : 21 May 2016
  • Published online : 05 Oct 2016

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