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Parasitic Diseases

A-Z Index of Parasitic Diseases

Find basic information about signs, symptoms and prevention of of parasitic diseases.

Review Date: September 07, 2011

Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health

Giardia: Prevention & Control

Giardiasis, a diarrheal disease caused by the microscopic parasite Giardia, often affects children in child care settings and those who consume contaiminated water or food. Find tips on reducing your risk of illness at home and abroad.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lice Infestation (Pediculosis)

This web site presents fact sheets that provide basic information about head lice (pediculosis) - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment - for professionals and consumers.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Parasites - Lice

Head, body, and pubic lice are parasitic insects spread by close person-to-person contact. Learn how to treat and prevent lice infestations.

Review Date: November 02, 2011

Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health

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