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Table 1 Patient and Sample Charactaristics

From: Pulmonary strongyloidiasis: assessment between manifestation and radiological findings in 16 severe strongyloidiasis cases

n = 16   (%)
Male 7 (44)
Agea 75 (46–96)
Underlying conditions
 Serum albumin (g/dL)ab 2.3 (1.1–4.2)
 HTLV-1c 11 (79)
 Steroid user 5 (31)
 Chemotherapy 1 (6)
Underlying disease
 Adult T-cell lymphoma/leukemia 5 (31)
 Type 2 diabetes mellitus 3 (19)
 Chronic heart disease 3 (19)
 Cervical cancer 1 (6)
 Rheumatoid arthritis 1 (6)
 Pulmonary disease 2 (12)
  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2  
  Lung cancer 1  
  Interstitial pneumonia 1  
Sample type
 Respiratory 13 (81)
  Sputum 11  
  Bronchoscopic lavage 2  
 Gastro-intestine 13 (81)
  Stool 11  
  Gastric juice 6  
  Gastric biopsy 1  
 Out of life cycle organ (DS) 3 (19)
  Urine 2  
  Ascites 1  
  1. Abbreviations: DS disseminated strongyloidiasis, HTLV-1 human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, amean (range) was used for these values, btotal 13 cases were tested serum albumin, ctotal 14 cases were tested HTLV-1