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HIV infection associated with Strongyloides stercoralis colitis resulting in Streptococcus bovis bacteraemia and meningitis
  1. T de Silva,
  2. M Raychaudhuri,
  3. M Poulton
  1. Kings College Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Mary Poulton
 Caldecot Centre, Kings College Hospital, London SE5 9RS, UK;


We report the case of an HIV infected patient with Streptococcus bovis bacteraemia and meningitis associated with gastrointestinal Strongyloides stercoralis infection. To our knowledge, this has been reported once previously and serves as a reminder to actively exclude asymptomatic S stercoralis infection in HIV infected individuals presenting with bacteraemia.

  • HIV
  • Streptococcus bovis
  • strongyloides

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