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BACKGROUND Intestinal parasitic infections are widely distributed throughout the world and children are the most affected population. Day care centres are environments where children have proven to be more susceptible to acquiring IP. METHODS AND PRINCIPAL FINDINGS A cross-sectional study was carried to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites in(More)
To compare the efficacy and safety of mebendazole and secnidazole in the treatment of giardiasis in adult patients, a single-centre, parallel group, open-label, randomized non-inferiority trial was carried out. One-hundred and 26 participants who had symptomatic Giardia mono-infection took part in the study. Direct wet mount and/or Ritchie concentration(More)
BACKGROUND Breast cancer (BC) represents the highest incidence of malignancy in women throughout the world. Medicinal fungi can stimulate the body, reduce side-effects associated with chemotherapy and improve the quality of life in patients with cancer. AIM To evaluate the effects of dietary supplementation of Agaricus sylvaticus on clinical and(More)
To the Editor: Parasites are widely distributed throughout the world and represent an important cause of morbidity and mortality, mainly in tropical and subtropical regions. 1 Most of those parasites exist and persist for social and economic reasons that enable pathogens to take advantage of changes in behavioral and physical environments. Giardia(More)
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