Parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract

Charles M. Noyer, Lawrence J. Brandt

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Parasitic infections of the gastrointestinal tract are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Increased international travel means that gastroenterologists are now more likely to care for patients with parasitic diseases. This article reviews various aspects of the more common intestinal parasites and their infections, including epidemiology, life cycle, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-291
Number of pages10
JournalCurrent gastroenterology reports
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1999


  • Adult Worm
  • Albendazole
  • Cryptosporidiosis
  • Giardiasis
  • Praziquantel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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