Latest Giardia lamblia Stories

2013-05-17 23:18:46

Request A Test has expanded their lab test selection to include stool testing. Now customers can order affordable, convenient stool tests to aid in the diagnosis of various digestive disorders. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Request A Test, a national direct to consumer lab testing company, is now offering a new category for Stool Testing. While it may be unpleasant to think about, the testing of stool samples can be a valuable tool in aiding in the diagnosis of a number of...

2009-02-17 09:15:47

The gut protozoans Giardia duodenalis and various species of Cryptosporidium are extremely contagious single-celled parasites liable to cause digestive disease in both man and animals. Some species and genotypes of Cryptosporidium and Giardia are important zooneses, as they occur in both animals and man. Zooneses are diseases that may be transmitted between animals and people. Inger Sofie Hamnes showed in her doctorate that parasites of the groups Cryptosporidium and Giardia are extremely...

2007-10-17 18:00:26

Water and sanitation officials in the Norwegian capital of Oslo issued a warning Wednesday that the city's tap water supply was unsafe for consumption. The Oslo Department of Water and Sanitation said in a news release that the presence of microscopic Giardia lamblia and cryptosporidium parasites had made tap water unsafe and urged citizens to boil their water before consumption or use, Aftenposten said. The bacteria found in Oslo's water supply is identical to the microscopic parasites...

2004-11-28 03:00:16

Most people fail to recognize symptoms of the most widespread treatable sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States today, or that it may pose serious health risks for both men and women, according to experts. "Women now know that a chlamydia infection may impair their fertility, for example, but don't realize trichomoniasis also places patients at greater risk for infertility and acquisition and transmission of HIV," said Dr. Sebastian Faro, clinical professor of obstetrics,...

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