Microbiology – MCQ 59 – Infestation which causes malabsorption

Which of the following infestation leads to malabsorption?
A. Giardia lamblia
B. Ascaris lumbricoides
C. Necator americanus
D. Ancylostama duodenale

Correct answer : A. Giardia lamblia

Giardiasis can cause fulminant diarrhoea and malabsorption. It may even be asymptomatic.

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