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Chlorination equipment failure. Numerous deﬁciencies in condition and operation of pressure ﬁlters prior to the outbreak. Ineffective chemical pretreatment. First outbreak involving ﬁltered water supply. Three infected beavers found within foraging distance of water intake points. , 1978 (Continued) Chap. 2 (Continued) Year Country Estimated cases Suspected cause(s) References 1976 Colorado, USA 27 Mixed aetiology. Surface water source treated only by disinfection. Giardia cysts found in water sample from beaver pond located upstream from water reservoir.
Nappy changing was associated with a fourfold increased risk, and giardiasis was associated strongly with childcare center attendance. , 2001). 7 Correlation Between Assemblages and Symptoms It was only in the late 70s that Giardia was recognized as a human pathogen, based on symptoms such as malabsorption and the pathology observed in the upper part of the small intestine in patients from whom the organism was isolated (Koulda and Nohynkova, 1978). In 1981, the World Health Organization added Giardia to its list of parasitic pathogens (WHO, 1981).
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Chemotherapeutic targets in parasites : contemporary strategies by Tag E Mansour; Joan MacKinnon Mansour