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Infections chroniques chez les migrants latino-américains en Suisse

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 12, no. 517, p. 873-875
Publication date2016
Abstract

Recently arrived immigrants from Latin American countries represent a growing population in Switzerland. This article reviews the evidences on the most frequent chronic infections affecting this population group in Switzerland and presents screening recommendations adapted to primary care practice. Efforts should particularly focus on screening for Trypanosoma cruzi and Strongyloides stercoralis, especially in groups at higher risk of complication or transmission.

Keywords
  • Chagas Disease/diagnosis
  • Emigrants and Immigrants
  • Endemic Diseases
  • Hepatitis/diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Latin America/ethnology
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases/diagnosis
  • Strongyloidiasis/diagnosis
  • Switzerland
  • Tuberculosis/diagnosis
Citation (ISO format)
JACKSON, Yves-Laurent Julien. Infections chroniques chez les migrants latino-américains en Suisse. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2016, vol. 12, n° 517, p. 873–875.
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