A randomized, controlled, open-label trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of chloroquine in the treatment of giardiasis in children.

@article{Caete2010ARC,
  title={A randomized, controlled, open-label trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of chloroquine in the treatment of giardiasis in children.},
  author={Roberto Ca{\~n}ete and D E Rivas and Angel A Escobedo and M. Elena Mateos Gonz{\'a}lez and Pedro Almirall and K{\'a}tia S Brito},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={607-11}
}
BACKGROUND Giardia duodenalis is among the commonest protozoan parasites in the intestinal tract of humans and may cause significant morbidity worldwide. Although there are several antigiardial agents, treatment failures have been commonly reported. OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of chloroquine (CQ) versus metronidazole (MTZ) in the… CONTINUE READING