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Robert S. Lewis macaque at bigfoot.com
Sun Feb 7 01:49:03 EST 1999


Jack Of All Trades wrote:
> 
> Jules wrote:
> 
> > >  There
> > > was a very
> > > nice lady on this newsgroup several months ago whose mother died from a
> > >
> > > Strongloides infection.  These small worms worked their way into her
> > > organs and
> > > brain and killed her.
> > >
> >
> > I would like to know more about this story.  What is the test for
> > Strongoides and treatment?  I feel I may have something like this, and
> > I am scared, my Dr. is on call if I need to go to Hospital.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Julie
> > --
> 
> Strongyloides infection in brain???
> Never heard of that. Will try to check it out.
> I hear something about a 'web site of nasty diseases' What is the url?
> 
> the only Strongyloides I know are animal related, especially cattle.
> wait, yes, Strongyloides stercoralis, also in humans but that's all in the
> small intestines. nothing as far as I know is the brain.
> 
> Sincerely, Jack

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