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Parasites; Giardia lamblia

Trophozoite of B. mandrillaris in culture. (CDC.gov)

Giardia lamblia. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the parasite Giardia lamblia in the human small intestine.

Giardiasis is a diarrheal illness caused by the parasite Giardia intestinalis (also known as Giardia lamblia or Giardia duodenalis). A parasite is an organism that feeds off of another to survive. Giardiasis is a global disease. It infects nearly 2% of adults and 6% to 8% of children in developed countries worldwide. Nearly 33% of people in developing countries have had giardiasis. In the United States, Giardia infection is the most common intestinal parasitic disease affecting humans.

Giardia protozoan parasite, TEM

Giardiasis - Beaver Fever Giardiasis — popularly known as beaver fever — is a disease caused by the flagellate protozoan Giardia lamblia (also sometimes called Giardia intestinalis and Giardia duodenalis).

Unwelcome Valentine: Electron micrograph of the disease-causing protozoan Giardia lamblia partway through cell division, forming a heart shape. Public Health Image Library, Dr. Stan Erlandsen