Intestinal Parasites in the orphan child

Intestinal Parasites in the orphan child Are Intestinal parasites common in orphan children? What do I as an adoptive parent need to know? Unfortunately, intestinal parasites, particularly parasitic infection is the most common medical condition that I diagnose in many of the Internationally Adopted children […]

*Tuberculosis Screening in the Adopted Child

Tuberculosis Screening in the Internationally Adopted Child Tuberculosis is an infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which differs in many ways from the bacteria that cause other childhood infections. Because of these differences, the usual antibiotics prescribed for simple childhood infections are not effective. […]