Causes of death a-Hyperinfection especially with pulmonary and cerebral involvement. 2-Bacteremia: bacteria enter along with the larvae. 3-Generalized peritonitis and paralytic ileus.
Diagnosis 1-symptoms of peptic ulcer and peripheral eosinophilia. 2-Direct stool examination: -active rhabditoiform larvea. -filariform larvae a day or more before examination of stool. -Adults worms are occasionally seen. 3-Concentrated method of stool: Bermann's method. 4-The larvae can detected insputum, urine, ascetic fluid and CSF in disseminated forms of infection. 5-Serological tests: ELISA, IFAT. 6-Eosinophilia in blood examination.
Treatment Thiabendazole. In severe cases of hyperinfection, the drug may need more period.