[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.166.3.44. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
May 10, 1930

PROTOZOA IN THE URINARY TRACT

Author Affiliations

Oakland, Calif.

JAMA. 1930;94(19):1489-1490. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.27120450001009

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

The pathogenicity of Giardia has always been a debatable question. Without citing any arguments, we record a case that would seem to prove that here at least it can be considered the causative agent of disease. Incidentally, as far as we have been able to determine, it is the first case recorded of Giardia in the kidney pelvis:

REPORT OF CASE  E. M. C., a white woman, aged 27, single, schoolteacher, a native of California, who came under observation, July 9, 1929, had suffered from amebiasis in 1923, diagnosed from a stool examination by Dr. Kofoid of the University of California Medical School. She was under treatment periodically for the next two years, therapy consisting of subcutaneous injection of some drug the name of which she never learned. At no time was there blood in the stool. In addition, she was told that the stool contained Trichomonas and Giardia; oral

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×