Lindy van Lith

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The flagellated protozoan Giardia duodenalis is a common gastrointestinal parasite of mammals, including humans. Molecular characterizations have shown the existence of eight genetic groups (or assemblages) in the G. duodenalis species complex. Human infections are caused by assemblages A and B, which infect other mammals as well. Whether transmission(More)
Giardiosis is a common gastrointestinal infection caused by the flagellate Giardia duodenalis, and affects both humans and animals, worldwide. Animals are infected with both zoonotic and host-specific G. duodenalis assemblages, and their role in the transmission of the infection to humans has been a subject of intense research and debate. Conventional PCR(More)
In 1969 we started an investigation of the dental abnormalities and treatment in a severely and profoundly mentally retarded population in The Netherlands. In this study the occurrence of bruxism, rumination and the combination of both is reported. Especially the combination is serious, since it inevitably and remedilessly ruins the dentition. The remains(More)
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