Albendazole versus metronidazole treatment of adult giardiasis: An open randomized clinical study.

@article{Karabay2004AlbendazoleVM,
  title={Albendazole versus metronidazole treatment of adult giardiasis: An open randomized clinical study.},
  author={Oguz Karabay and A. {\"U}. Tamer and Huseyin Ozgur Gunduz and Derya Kayas and Huseyin Arinc and H. Burak Celebi},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 8},
  pages={1215-7}
}
AIM To investigate the efficacy and tolerability of albendazole and metranidazole treatment in giardiasis. METHODS The open comparative randomized trial was carried out prospectively from December 1999 to July 2001 in Duzce City of Turkey. The diagnosis was based on the presence of signs and symptoms compatible with giardiasis including a positive stool examination of giardia cysts or trophozoite. Metranidazole group consisted of 29 patients and was given metranidazole 500 mg, three times a… CONTINUE READING

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