Giardia lamblia (or Giardia intestinalis), the parasite that causes
giardiasis, is found in all parts of the world. But
your chances of becoming infected are highest in areas in which water treatment
facilities are limited or general sanitation is poor. When traveling in these
places or whenever you're uncertain about water quality, take these
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerW. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Current as ofMarch 3, 2017
Current as of:
March 3, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
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