Eosinophilic meningitis due to infection with Paragonimus kellicotti

Nathan C. Bahr, Robin L. Trotman, Hala Samman, Richard S. Jung, Lee R. Rosterman, Gary J. Weil, Daniel R. Hinthorn

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Paragonimus kellicotti is an emerging pathogen in the United States with 19 previously reported cases, most in Missouri. Pulmonary symptoms with eosinophilia are most common, though 1 case did involve the central nervous system with few symptoms. We describe the first 2 cases of eosinophilic meningitis due to Paragonimus kellicotti.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1271-1274
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number9
StatePublished - May 1 2017


  • Eosinophilia
  • Meningitis
  • Paragonimus
  • Trematoda


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