hyperinfection syndrome

hyperinfection syndrome
a highly fatal form of strongyloidiasis, most often occurring in immunocompromised persons and characterized by massive infection and widespread hematogenous dissemination of parasites to organs not normally affected. Manifestations are highly variable; pulmonary signs and symptoms resemble those of acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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