American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Katayama’s Syndrome Related to Schistosoma intercalatum in Two Travellers Returning from Mali

Jose-Luis Perez-Arellano, Michele Hernandez-Cabrera, Ana Malet-Pintos-Fonseca, Cristina Carranza-Rodriguez and Antonio-Manuel Martin-Sanchez

DOI : 10.3844/ajidsp.2012.128.131

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Volume 8, Issue 3

Pages 128-131

Abstract

Katayama syndrome associated with Schistosoma intercalatum has been reported in few cases in the literature. In this study we indicate the clinical characteristics, the diagnostic methods (parasitological and serological) and the therapeutic management in two patients with this syndrome after a trip to Mali.

Copyright

© 2012 Jose-Luis Perez-Arellano, Michele Hernandez-Cabrera, Ana Malet-Pintos-Fonseca, Cristina Carranza-Rodriguez and Antonio-Manuel Martin-Sanchez. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.