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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
September 9, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
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