Basic Summary for Strongyloidiasis


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Main name of condition: Strongyloidiasis
Other names or spellings: Strongyloides stercoralis


What is Strongyloidiasis?
  Parent types of Strongyloidiasis: Worm conditions, Roundworm
How serious is Strongyloidiasis?
  Complications of Strongyloidiasis: see complications of Strongyloidiasis
What causes Strongyloidiasis?
  Class of Condition for Strongyloidiasis: parasite worm
What are the symptoms of Strongyloidiasis?
  Symptoms of Strongyloidiasis: see symptoms of Strongyloidiasis
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Strongyloidiasis: see treatments for Strongyloidiasis
Society issues for Strongyloidiasis
  Hospitalization statistics for Strongyloidiasis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Strongyloidiasis:
  • 0.0001% (11) of hospital consultant episodes were for strongyloidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 73% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for strongyloidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for strongyloidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 61 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for strongyloidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 18% of hospital consultant episodes for strongyloidiasis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0002% (125) of hospital bed days were for strongyloidiasis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

Last revision: June 13, 2003

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