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Article
April 1928

PRESENTATION OF CASE OF INFECTION WITH COUNCILMANIA DISSIMILIS KOFOID

Author Affiliations

BERKELEY, CALIF.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1928;41(4):579-585. doi:10.1001/archinte.1928.00130160129009
Abstract

The following case represents one of the few relatively simple infections with Blastocystis, Giardia enterica, the three species of Councilmania and Endolimax nana. It offers the advantage of not having an admixture of Endamoeba dysenteriae or Endamoeba coli infections. Therapeutically, it is interesting because of the susceptibility of Giardia enterica, Councilmania lafleuri and Councilmania tenuis to full doses of antimony trioxide and the resistance of Councilmania dissimilis to this medication. It is also interesting to see both Councilmania dissimilis and Endolimax nana disappear after doses of stovarsol. It is to be borne in mind that we feel it is too early to judge of the thoroughness of the eradication, and that rechecking of the physical and laboratory observations is necessary for a period of two years before a presumptive "cure" can be granted. At present, the return of a large mononuclear count of 8 per cent suggests that the eradication

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