Parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract

David E. Katz, David N. Taylor

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This article updates recent advances in the body of knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of intestinal parasites. The articles focus on the manifestations of disease in the immunocompetent adult host from developed countries. Specific pathogens discussed are Giardia lamblia and Dientamoeba fragilis, Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dipar, Blastocystis hominis, Cyclospora cayetanensis, and Cryptosporidium parvum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)797-815
Number of pages19
JournalGastroenterology Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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