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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Parasitos intestinais: elevada prevalencia de Giardia lamblia em pacientes atendidos pelo servico publico de saude da regiao sudeste de Goias, Brasil.
However, a prevalence of 15% for Giardia lamblia, a parasite often associated with diarrhea and acquired through drinking contaminated water and consumption of contaminated soil or food [22], was interesting but not surprising.
Keister, "Axenic culture of Giardia lamblia in TYI-S-33 medium supplemented with bile," Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Lu, "Research progress on specific cytoskeletal proteins--giardins in Giardia lamblia," International Journal of Medical Parasitic Diseases, vol.
The O&P test came back positive for Giardia lamblia, which was addressed by the therapy that was administered.
Giardia Lamblia is an intestinal flagellated protozoan parasite has been identified as the etiological agent in numerous water borne outbreaks of diarrheal disease.
In conjunction, the BD MAX Enteric Parasite Panel is a qualitative IVD test detecting DNA from Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium and Entamoeba histolytica in both unpreserved and 10% formalin-fixed stool specimens.
Las parasitosis intestinales causadas por ejemplo por el complejo Entamoeba histolytica/ dispar y la Giardia lamblia se encuentran entre las 10 infecciones mas comunes observadas en el mundo; afectando aproximadamente a 3500 millones de personas y produciendo cada ano entre 40 y 110 mil muertes.
In this study, prevalence of intestinal parasites was 13.3%; among these, 3.33% were Entamoeba histolytica, 5% were Giardia lamblia, 3.33% Cryptosporidium parvum, 1.11% Ascaris lumbricoides, and 0.55% Ancylostoma duodenale.
The eleven contributions that make up the main body of the text cover a variety of subjects, including fluorescence bioimaging with applications to chemistry, developing a comprehensive taxonomy for human cell types, induced optical natural fluorescence spectroscopy for giardia lamblia cysts, and others.