Giardia


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Giardia

[je′ärd·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of zooflagellates that inhabit the intestine of numerous vertebrates, and may cause diarrhea in humans.
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As shown in Table IV, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Hymenolepis nana and Giardia lamblia have a significant difference between males and females; while there is no significance detected in Entamoeba histolytica.
Humidity and crowding favor their survival, but the hardy Giardia have been noted to survive for months in cold water.
La incidencia de Giardiosis en los animales es mayor en las poblaciones de (Canis lupus familiaris) y (Felis silvestris catus) en instalaciones de cria confinados y los refugios de animales con saneamiento deficiente [3, 35], es determinante que una condicion ambiental sumado a factores como el estres, hacinamiento, deficit nutricional y carga parasitaria medio ambiental, favorecen la infeccion por Giardia spp, tanto en caninos como en seres humanos [18, 31], ademas se describe que los animales jovenes, asi como los ninos son los que con mayor frecuencia son parasitados por este protozoario [2, 23, 35].
Giardia live for weeks anywhere there is enough moisture to support them - lakes, rivers and puddles.
Presentamos el caso de un hombre de 35 anos de edad que desarrollo co-infeccion con Giardia, Cryptosporidium y Strongyloides simultaneamente, llegando al diagnostico luego de una evaluacion meticulosa de la excreta.
El portaobjetos se examina microscopicamente con un aumento 40x para detectar los quistes de Giardia spp.
As regard the duration of infection, excretion of Giardia cysts in non- diabetic group started from the 4th post infection and maintained up to day (20) (P.
As for Giardia, the infection is usually treated with fenbendazole and metronidazole, whereas ronidazole is currently the treatment of choice against T.
Giardia is a parasite that loves waters laced with bird feces (duck ponds).