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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The most common parasite in this study was Ascaris lumbricoides and this finding disagrees with the previous studies in Saudi Arabia and other countries in the region which reported Giardia lamblia as the most common parasite.
Efficacy of praziquantel against Giardia Lamblia in rats: Parasitological, pathological and theraputic study.
2006) en Lima, Peru, encontraron predominio de protozoarios como lo fue la Giardia lamblia con 17% y Blastocystis hominis con 11%.
Giardia lamblia was more prevalent in the age groups of less than or equal to four years old 10 (45.
Una de las tecnicas de referencia mas utilizada en los laboratorios para la deteccion de quistes de Giardia lamblia, es la observacion directa bajo el microscopio utilizando el metodo por concentracion o tecnica de Ritchie (centrifugacion con formol-eter), debido principalmente a su bajo costo y a la sencillez de la prueba.
Ensayo Inmunoenzimatico en Fase solida para la deteccion de antigenos de Giardia lamblia.
Apesar de encontrarmos somente 3 tipos de diferentes parasitas nos exames realizados no periodo do estudo, apenas uma especie, a Giardia lamblia e considerada causadora de doenca ja que produz sintomas independente das condicoes gerais do individuo.
Both formalin-ether concentration method and modified fecal direct smear can provide a good cyst detection rate of Giardia lamblia provided that more than 3 consecutive examinations of stool under varying conditions are carried out15.
Outbreaks of waterborne illness continue to occur even in developed countries as pathogens such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia are resistant to chlorine.
Nine parasites were recorded and were predominated by Giardia lamblia and Entamoeba histolytica/dispar.