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STRAIN VARIATION IN PATHOGENESIS AND IMMUNITY IN GIARDIA INFECTION
(Georgetown University, 2011)
Infection with Giardia duodenalis (syn. Giardia lamblia, Giardia intestinalis) is one of the most common intestinal protozoan infections in humans all around the world. Symptoms associated with human giardiasis are diverse ...
The role of Fas in pathological giardiasis
(Georgetown University, 2012)
Diarrheal disease presents a debilitating burden on many people and economies around the world. Many of these cases are caused by the protozoan parasite Giardia sp., which colonizes the small intestine of a wide range of ...
Giardia lamblia, the Intestinal Microbiome, and Innate Immunity: A Study of the Host-Parasite Relationship during G. lamblia Infection
(Georgetown University, 2015)
Infection with the protozoan parasite G. lamblia is a major cause of diarrheal disease worldwide. Prevalence is highest in developing countries with an estimated 20-30% of the population infected at any given time. G. ...
Host and parasite factors contributing to variation in immunity and pathology in giardiasis.
(Georgetown University, 2014)
Infection with the flagellated protozoan Giardia duodenalis is a major cause of parasitic diarrheal disease worldwide. G. duodenalis is grouped into 8 assemblages (A through H) but only assemblage A and B parasites infect ...