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DRUGS OF CHOICE
Asymptomatic intestinal infection - ______________
Mild to moderate intestinal infection - _____________
Severe intestinal infection - ____________
Hepatic abscess and other extraintestinal disease - _____________

*Luminal agents include ___________, ____________, and ____________.

DRUGS OF CHOICE
Asymptomatic intestinal infection - diloxanide furoate
Mild to moderate intestinal infection - metronidazole plus luminal agent
Severe intestinal infection - Metronidazole or tinidazole plus luminal agent
Hepatic abscess and other extraintestinal disease - Metronidazole or tinidazole plus luminal agent

*Luminal agents include diloxanide furoate, iodoquinol, and paromomycin.

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