Symptomatology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

  • Martin S. Wolfe


The specific pathogenic mechanisms of Giardia lamblia are not yet understood. It also remains to be explained why some individuals become acutely ill and remain so while others remain virtually asymptomatic. In discussing clinical features of giardiasis, it should be emphasized that those infected present a spectrum of symptomatology depending to a great extent on the duration of infection.


Intestinal Fluid Stool Examination Prepatent Period Giardia Lamblia Giardia Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin S. Wolfe
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineGeorge Washington Medical School and Georgetown Medical SchoolUSA
  2. 2.Department of StateOffice of Medical ServicesUSA

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