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1. What location in the host?

 

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1. small intestine (adheres to intestinal mucosa)

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bilaterally symettrical, pyriform (teardrop shaped)

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cyst on left,

troph on right

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(Giardia feeding habits)

1. attach's to host's gut epithelium by what?

2. feeds how?

3. obtains nutrition by what?

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1. where do they live?

2. what is the main clincal sign?

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1. surface water

2. diarrhea

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1. Why is diagnosis difficult?

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ZnSO4 will be on exam!!!!!

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he expects us to be able to look at something and say whether or not it is giardia

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1. are there any approved drugs for this?

2. which is not affective enough

3. which one is dangerous

4. which one does he recommend

5 what to do if don't get result?

6. what combo works?

 

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1. no

2. metronidazole

3. albendazole

4. fenbendazole

5. extend duration

6. fenbendazole + metonidazole

(can also use human apporved drugs)

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