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What is the current recommendation for protozoan infections?

The current recommendation for protozoan infections is to follow proper sanitary procedures and limit the exposure to the biting insects that can spread the condition. Food or water contaminated with some type of single-celled parasite is one of the most common ways of acquiring the condition. Mosquitoes and certain types of flies can also carry parasites. Once infected, a person with a protozoan infection requires medication to kill the parasites. If you suspect that you may have a protozoan infection, seek medical attention immediately.

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