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Research & Reviews  241 results

First case of community acquired giardiasis in Nuuk, Greenland.
International Journal of Circumpolar Health; Thomas A, Enemark HL et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - We report a case of community acquired giardiasis, in Nuuk, Greenland. Likely source of infection being consumption of untreated water from a local reservoir, alternatively through contact with sewage. Giardia is widespread worldwide but has not c...

Parasitic Disease Surveillance, Mississippi, USA.
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Bradbury RS, Lane M et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Surveillance for soil-transmitted helminths, strongyloidiasis, cryptosporidiosis, and giardiasis was conducted in Mississippi, USA. PCR performed on 224 fecal samples for all soil-transmitted helminths and on 370 samples for only Necator americanu...

Giardia duodenalis extracellular vesicles regulate the proinflammatory immune response ...
Parasites & Vectors; Zhao P, Cao L et. al.

Jul 10th, 2021 - Giardia duodenalis is an extracellular protozoan parasite that causes giardiasis in mammals. The presentation of giardiasis ranges from asymptomatic to severe diarrhea, and the World Health Organization lists it in the Neglected Diseases Initiativ...

Investigation of giardiasis in captive animals in zoological gardens with strain typing...
Parasitology Liu H, Wang B et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - Investigation of giardiasis in captive animals in zoological gardens with strain typing of assemblages in China.|2021|Liu H,Wang B,Yin J,Yuan Z,Jiang Y,|

Giardiasis Outbreaks-United States, 2012-2017.
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal;

Jun 8th, 2021 - Giardiasis Outbreaks-United States, 2012-2017.|2021||

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Giardia Induced Fatigue and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases

Mar 3rd, 2017 - A giardiasis outbreak in Bergen has given us the opportunity to approach two basic research questions of national and global importance: Studying the pathoimmunology of giardiasis in a natural setting, and following the genetic and immunological r...

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News  8 results

Alcohol and Metronidazole Interaction: Real or Fake?

Aug 21st, 2019 - An otherwise healthy 32-year-old man is diagnosed with giardiasis and prescribed metronidazole. He is scheduled to be the best man at his brother's wedding in 3 days. You must Log In to answer this question

Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Parasitic Infections?

Jun 29th, 2017 - Standard treatment for giardiasis consists of antibiotic therapy. Metronidazole is the most commonly prescribed antibiotic for this condition. However, metronidazole use has been associated with significant failure rates in clearing parasites from...

VIDEO: Infectious enteritis quadrupled short-term risk of IBS
Internal Medicine News; Amy Karon

Feb 24th, 2017 - More than 10% of patients developed irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) within a year after infectious enteritis, which gave them a more than fourfold greater risk than that of controls, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 45 studies.

ICEID: Data highlight biofilm role in waterborne illness
Sharon Worcester

Sep 14th, 2015 - ATLANTA – Emerging biofilm-associated pathogens are overtaking those transmitted by the fecal-oral route as the most-common cause of death from waterborne illness in the United States, according to findings from a review of administrative and dise.

Giardia lamblia Infection Linked to IBS, Chronic Fatigue

Sep 13th, 2011 - September 13, 2011 — Giardia lamblia infection is linked to increased risks for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic fatigue, according to the results of a historic cohort study reported online September 12 in Gut. "Giardia lamblia is a comm...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →