Intestinal parasites in returned travelers

Med Clin North Am. 1992 Nov;76(6):1433-48. doi: 10.1016/s0025-7125(16)30295-4.


Travelers returning from third-world countries may become infected with a variety of intestinal parasites. Although protozoan infections are more frequently seen, intestinal worms are also encountered. If considered in the differential diagnosis, these infections usually are readily diagnosed and treated.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic* / diagnosis
  • Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic* / therapy
  • Travel*