Repeated Dientamoeba fragilis infections: a case report of two families from Sydney, Australia.
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Infect Dis Rep, 2009, 1 (1), pp. e4 - ?
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We report cases of two unrelated families who both presented with recurrent Dientamoeba fragilis infections. Subsequent antimicrobial therapy resulted in the clearance of D. fragilis and total resolution of gastrointestinal symptoms in both families. This report highlights the potentially recurrent nature of D. fragilis infections and the need for laboratories to routinely test for this organism.
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