Cryptosporidiosis and other intestinal parasitic infections in patients with chronic diarrhea.

@article{Mahdi2004CryptosporidiosisAO,
  title={Cryptosporidiosis and other intestinal parasitic infections in patients with chronic diarrhea.},
  author={Nadham Kadham Mahdi and Naeel H Ali},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={
          1204-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To consider the relationship of the parasitic infections including cryptosporidium with chronic diarrhea. Also the effect of chronic disease as pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) and nosocomial infection on the occurrence rate of parasites in cases of chronic diarrhea. METHODS Stool samples were collected from 205 patients in teaching, general, child and maternity hospitals in Basrah, Iraq, suffering from chronic diarrhea during 2000. Out of these patients, there were 40 patients with… CONTINUE READING

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