Protozoal infections

Cryptosporidium symptomatic treatment only paramomycin (efficacy is marginal)

Isospora belli trimethoprim 80 mg/sulfamethoxazole

400mg (TMP-SMX) 2 tablets twice daily for 7-14 days

Isospora belli trimethoprim 80 mg/sulfamethoxazole

400mg (TMP-SMX) 2 tablets twice daily for 7-14 days

Microsporidia

metronidazole 400 mg 3 times daily for

(Enterocytozoon

7 days

bieneusi or

albendazole 800 mg twice daily for 4

Septata intestinalis)

weeks

Giardia lamblia

metronidazole 2 gr daily for 3 days

tinidazole 2 gr as a single dose

Entamoeba histolytica metronidazole 800 mg 3 times daily for 7 days,

Entamoeba histolytica metronidazole 800 mg 3 times daily for 7 days, then diloxanide furoate 500 mg 3 times daily for 10 days

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