Apyretic gastrointestinal disorders due to giardiasis contracted in Morocco

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Michael K. Hole *
Yann A. Meunier
(*) Corresponding Author:
Michael K. Hole | mhole@stanford.edu


We present the case of a 32-year-old French man who presented with morning nausea, bloating, frequent flatulence, burping, occasional pyrosis, and alternating diarrhea and constipation two weeks after a trip to Morocco. The diagnosis was established by a parasitological stool exam that revealed cysts of Giardia lamblia. He was successfully treated with tinidazole.

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