Giardia lamblia en guarderías infantiles.

Translated title of the contribution: Giardia lamblia in child day care centers

J. Casabona, J. R. Villalbí, P. Garrido

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An outbreak of giardiasis affecting 27 children in a day-care center is analyzed. Examination of stools showed parasites in 67% of the affected children and in 23% of the children without symptoms. These results are compared with those obtained in another day-care center, where 9% of the stools of children 1 to 5 years old showed evidence of giardia infestation without any clinical evidence of disease. These results show the importance of person to person transmission of Giardia lamblia in day-care centers in Spain.

Translated title of the contributionGiardia lamblia in child day care centers
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)569-572
Number of pages4
JournalAnales Espanoles de Pediatria
Issue number8
StatePublished - Dec 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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