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ALLMedicine™ Giardiasis Center

Research & Reviews  317 results

The NLRP3 inflammasome recognizes alpha-2 and alpha-7.3 giardins and decreases the path...
Parasites & Vectors; Zhao P, Li J et. al.

Mar 4th, 2023 - Giardia duodenalis is a parasitic organism that can cause giardiasis, an intestinal infection, particularly prevalent in young children, with clinical symptoms of diarrhea. We previously reported that extracellular G. duodenalis triggers intracell...

Change in the incidence of intestinal diseases caused by parasitic protozoa in the Mexi...
Parasitology Research; Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez F, Palomo-Ligas L

Feb 24th, 2023 - Diarrheal diseases are one of the main health problems worldwide, especially in developing countries with poor health systems, high rates of poverty, and poor nutrition. The main causative agents of diarrheal disease are bacteria, viruses, and par...

Foodborne and Waterborne Illness.
Pediatrics in Review; Wittler RR

Feb 1st, 2023 - Safe water and food are impactful public health measures that improved significantly during the past century in the United States. But waterborne and foodborne illnesses continue to cause significant morbidity and mortality despite existing public...


Jan 30th, 2023 - Background Giardiasis is a major diarrheal disease found throughout the world. The flagellate protozoan Giardia intestinalis (previously known as G lamblia or G duodenalis), its causative agent, is the most commonly identified intestinal parasite ...

Giardiasis Medication

Jan 30th, 2023 - Medication Summary Antibiotic therapy is standard in the treatment of giardiasis. [19, 50, 74] Antimicrobial resistance has been reported. Metronidazole is the antimicrobial agent most commonly used in the treatment of giardiasis in the United Sta...

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Drugs  9 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  11 results

Auranofin for Giardia Protozoa

Jan 26th, 2023 - This is a phase IIa, randomized, placebo-controlled, single-blinded superiority treatment study in males and non-pregnant females, 18 to 65 years of age who are in good health. This study is designed to compare placebo to once daily doses of 6mg a...

Stool Transplants to Treat Refractory Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Sep 27th, 2022 - Recurrent colitis due to Clostridium difficile results from disruption of the normal gut flora, and is very difficult to treat. It is now clear that restoration of the normal gut flora is the most effective way to treat recurrent C. difficile coli...

Esophageal String Test in Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Aug 1st, 2022 - Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an increasingly recognized rare disease of children and adults characterized by symptoms including nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dysphagia and food impaction that occur in conjunction with esophageal eosinophi...

Evaluation of the Diagnostic Role of Enteroscopy in Small Intestinal Diseases at Al-Rajhi University Hospital

Jul 22nd, 2022 - The small bowel is vital for digestion and absorption and is located between the stomach and large bowel. Because of its anatomical position, the small bowel was originally thought to be a "blind area" beyond the reach of ordinary endoscopic exami...

Anti-protozoal Effect of Steroid Hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone

Apr 14th, 2022 - The randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study will be conducted by the Uzbek State University of Physical Education and Sport, Institute of the Chemistry of Plant Substances named acad. S. Yu. Yunusov and Republican Specialized...

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News  16 results

CDC Mandates Measles Quarantine for Afghanistan Evacuees

Sep 22nd, 2021 - Evacuees of Afghanistan who have arrived in the United States must be vaccinated against measles and undergo quarantine for 21 days, according to a health advisory issued September 20 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At the...

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.

VIDEO: Infectious enteritis quadrupled short-term risk of IBS
Amy Karon, MDedge News

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.

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Patient Education  9 results see all →