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Original Research 
RMJ. 2018; 43(4): 670-672

Frequency Of Giardiasis In 5 to 12 years old Children With Recurrent Abdominal Pain

Hina Qayyum, Farah Qayyum, Hesham Naeem.

A descriptive cross sectional study conducted in Pakistan Ordnance Factory hospital Wah Cantt. Frequency of giardiais is studied in school age children who have minimum three episodes of abdominal pain in a period of three months that is interfering with their daily activities. This frequency is found to be 14.4 % among a sample of 328 patients. The percentage of cases using boiled drinking water is also determined that is found to be 7.9% among 328 patients.

Key words: Recurrent abdominal pain, Frequency, Giardiasis

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