Strongyloides, cryptosporidium, and other parasitic infections

Ivan A. Gonzalez, Terri Stillwell

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Chagas disease, Strongyloides, Cryptosporidium, and other intestinal parasites are causes of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised hosts. There are no standardized guidelines across all organ procurement organizations for screening. Additionally, transplant program screening protocols vary significantly nationally. This chapter addresses some of the uncertainties with screening methodologies and epidemiologic risk factors for each parasite.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases
ISBN (Electronic)9780323641982
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Chagas
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Intestinal parasites
  • Strongyloides

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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