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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 MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerW. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
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