A 17-year-old asymptomatic male from The Gambia presented for a routine health examination after migration to Spain. Laboratory diagnosis confirmed the presence of Loa loa microfilariae. This unusual finding emphasizes the importance of screening in newly arrived migrants and the need of an extended anamnesis including migratory route and previous travels.
Gambia; Epidemiology; Loiasis
Treviño B, Zarzuela F, Oliveira-Souto I, Maturana CR, Serre-Delcor N, Aznar ML, et al. Unexpected Loa loa Finding in an Asymptomatic Patient From The Gambia: A Case Report. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2023 Jul 3;10(7):ofad338.
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