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Detection of Intestinal Parasites


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Slide 43

March 2009

Treatment for infected immunocompetent individuals is often not warranted since the disease is self-limiting, although it may be severe. This is good news, since many drugs have been tried and few have shown any reproducible benefit. Unfortunately, there are no effective treatments in patients with HIV/AIDS and these patients may suffer from chronic, unremitting watery diarrhea from Cryptosporidium infection.



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