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Giardiasis: Impact on child growth
Chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract may impair physical growth during infancy and childhood. Growth retardation has been particularly well documented in children with Crohn's disease and coeliac disease in which ...
Natural history of Giardia infection of infants and children in rural Guatemala and its impact on physical growth
Longitudinal data on Giardia excretion, diarrheal disease, and physical growth during the first 3 yr of life collected more than 20 yr ago in 45 Guatemalan children were analyzed. This report describes the natural history ...