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J Rheumatol. 1999 Dec;26(12):2701-2.

Beaver fever--a rare cause of reactive arthritis.

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  • 1Department of Rheumatology, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Abstract

Giardia lamblia infection is rarely associated with adult reactive arthritis. We report the first North American case and review the pediatric and adult literature to date. Antimicrobial treatment is essential to eradicate the parasite and control the arthritis.

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