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date: 14 August 2018

Eosinophilia (eosinophil count >0.45 × 109/litre) is associated with some infections, some allergic diseases, and a variety of other conditions, often neoplastic.

Parasitic diseases—eosinophilia is a characteristic feature of infection by multicellular helminth parasites, e.g. Strongyloides stercoralis, with diagnosis typically based on geographical/dietary history and examination of stool for ova and larvae....

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