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Detection of Potentially Zoonotic Strongyloides Species in Canines

A form of the soil-borne Strongyloides nematode that infects humans has been identified for the first time in canine carriers in northern Australia. The findings by Flinders University environmental health researchers, along with experts in the United States, were published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. The infective larval form of the Strongyloides spp resides in…

AAN Issues Guideline Update for Immunization in Patients With MS

AAN has issued a practice guideline update for vaccine-preventable infections and immunizations for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). A subcommittee of the AAN — tasked with developing, disseminating and implementing these guidelines — found improvements and additions to the recommendations previously issued in 2002.

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