Giant Cell Arteritis

Introduction Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) aka Temporal Arteritis is an immune-mediated inflammatory condition of the medium to large arteries which particularly affects the branches of the carotid artery. It presents with acute onset temporal headache,...

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Giardiasis

Organism Giardia lamblia Flagellate protozoan – lives in duodenum or jejunum. Incubation= 7days-3months Transmission Faecal-oral/ from pets or birds (humans are main reservoir of infection) Typically from drinking water contaminated with giardia cysts (killed...

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