Treatment of Giardiasis with a Single Oral Dose of Tinidazole

  • Tor Pettersson
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 6)


Giardia lamblia (intestinalis) is a ubiquitous parasite but it is widespread particularly in tropical countries and in some temperate areas. As a consequence of increased travelling, infestation with the parasite has become more common. It may cause no symptoms but it may also cause longlasting diarrhoea and bowel troubles (4).


British Medical Journal Single Oral Dose Stool Specimen Bowel Dysfunction Current Medical Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tor Pettersson
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  1. 1.Aurora HospitalHelskini 25Finland

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