What is the link between giardiasis and nodular lymphoid hyperplasia?

It is written that with the exception of this particular condition, successful treatment of giardiasis with immunodeficiency syndromes would result in symptomatic cure and amelioration of mucosal abnormalities.

(Diagnostic Medical Parasitology - 2nd Edition, page 34)

Authored By Rama Raja on Friday 1st February 2013


Patrick Woodburn
Medical Student
Posted over 7 years ago

According to Kleimman's Atlas of Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: "In adults with hypogammaglobinemia, nodular lymphoid hyperplasia may be the result of an exaggerated local immune response to repeated antgenic stimuli, often a parasite suc