August 2007
Gut;Aug2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p1163
Academic Journal
The article discusses the results of a histological examination which found that an antral-type gastirc mucosa with free lying giardia was demonstrated in a woman with gastro-oesophageal reflux-like symptoms, which was associated with giardiasis. It was also discovered that the predisposing factor for the infection is the use of proton pump inhibitor (PPI). The patient was discovered to have Helicobacter infection which undergone treatment for seven days with metronidazole triple therapy.


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