John D. Kriesel, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

John D. Kriesel

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Trichomonas

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Parasite name and classification Trichomonas vaginalis – flagellated protozoan; the sole host for this organism is humans. What is the best treatment? Metronidazole 2g orally once, OR Tinidazole 2g orally once, OR Metronidazole 500mg orally twice daily for 7 days (preferred in HIV-infected women) In most patients, the…

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