giardiasis


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gi·ar·di·a·sis

 (jē′är-dī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Intestinal infection with giardia (especially Giardia lamblia), which can cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, or nausea in humans.

giardiasis

(ˌdʒaɪɑːˈdaɪəsɪs)
n
(Medicine) infection with the parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia, which can cause severe diarrhoea

gi•ar•di•a•sis

(ˌdʒi ɑrˈdaɪ ə sɪs, dʒɑr-)

n.
an intestinal infection characterized by chronic intermittent diarrhea, caused by a flagellate protozoan, Giardia lamblia, common in contaminated streams and ponds.
[1915–20; < New Latin Giardi(a) (after Alfred M. Giard (d. 1908), French biologist; see -ia + -asis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.giardiasis - infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
Translations

gi·ar·di·a·sis

n. giardiasis, infección intestinal común causada por la Giardia lamblia que se trasmite por contaminación de alimentos, de agua o por contacto directo.

giardiasis

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Out of these 100 cases, 46 cases (46%) showed histological features consistent with celiac disease, while 38 cases (38%) revealed chronic non specific duodenitis, 2 cases (2%) were of giardiasis, while 14 biopsies (14%) were unremarkable with no significant pathology.
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Although multiple infections with the same or different parasites have been reported (more commonly Giardiasis and Strongyloidiasis), simultaneous infections occur with less frequency, making the data on them scant.
Ademas la giardiasis tiene un papel patogenico importante en animales que presentan sintomas clinicos tales como la diarrea, perdida de peso, letargo y una condicion pobre (4,5).
Acute giardiasis usually resolves within a few days and chronic giardiasis occurs, which may last for more than 2 years and cause intermittent diarrhea.
Protozoa in such patients were common as cryptosporidiosis, isos--psoriasis, cyclosporiasis, giardiasis and toxoplsmosis.