Giant Cell Arteritis

Introduction Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) aka Temporal Arteritis Arteritis is the inflammation of the walls of the arteries. In GCA, inflamed superficial temporal or occipital arteries cause pain. Touching the skin over these vessels...

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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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