[Are domestic Cryptosporidium and Giardia infections in Norway underdiagnosed?].

@article{Nygrd2003AreDC,
  title={[Are domestic Cryptosporidium and Giardia infections in Norway underdiagnosed?].},
  author={Karin Nyg{\aa}rd and Line Vold and Lucy Jane Robertson and J\orgen Buus Lassen},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={2003},
  volume={123 23},
  pages={
          3406-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cryptosporidium and Giardia are recognised as common causes of waterborne disease in several countries. In order to describe investigative practices for these protozoan parasites in Norway, we surveyed medical microbiology laboratories nationwide for faecal screening policies and methods used for detection of Cryptosporidium and Giardia. MATERIAL AND METHODS All medical microbiology laboratories in Norway received questionnaires on laboratory methods, indications for screening, and… CONTINUE READING
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