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Re: [pct-l] Belly Beasties
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] Belly Beasties
- From: Brick Robbins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 11:54:27 -0800
I rec'd a private flame about my Giardia post yesterday and it occured to
me that I may have not been understood. I repost an excert from my answer
to the flame to further elucidate my comments:
>Sorry for the crab about Giardia, but you were technically wrong and I
>felt it needed to be corrected.
There is a difference between being vaccinated and getting sick. You build
resistance to an organism both ways.
Gradually exposing yourself to a live virulent organism will not vaccinate
you. It will get you sick. That was the main point of the post.
I have been told by Dr Ben Shiffron, MD, (co author of the PCT Guidebooks)
that we never build a resistance to intestinal parasites like Giardia: some
folks just learn to live with them asymptomatically.
San Diego, CA
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