Twelve Days of Waterborne Disease: Giardiasis

https://atguv.com/2020/04/09/how-to-treat-it-giardia-in-water/ Giardia duodenalis (G. lamblia and G. intestinalis) are flagellated, single-cell protozoan that cause Giardia infections. Giardiasis is the most common parasitic intestinal infection in the US. Infection occurs when people come into contact with Giardia, usually via contaminated water. Giardia can form an outer shell, called a cyst, allowing it to survive outside of…