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Volume 86, Issue 5
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Abstract

Abstract.

We report a case of hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans diagnosed microscopically. Viable hookworm larvae were found by microscopic examination of a skin scraping from follicular lesions. Amplification and sequencing of the internal transcribed spacer 2 allowed the specific identification of the larvae as .

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  • Received : 26 Nov 2011
  • Accepted : 20 Feb 2012
  • Published online : 01 May 2012
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