giardia giardia

Definition(s):

  • (n) a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans

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  • If Your Dog Enjoys The Lake, Look For Signs Of Parasites

    We've all heard about the dog days of summer, when lake water starts to look like only your dog would swim in it. But it turns out there is a real threat to swimming dogs that is invisible. The Giardia parasite can be swallowed by dogs while they are swimming and playing in the water. If your dog has diarrhea after being in a lake or a river, visit your vet right away.
    on August 6, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

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  1. "I've been trying to put a bit of weight back on but having giardia didn't help," Lee said. "I am still probably about a kilogram down on where I want to be. But, most importantly, the pace is getting better. I bowled a couple of 146km/h...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Brett Lee Source: Courier Mail

  2. Mr Koperberg said the Sydney Catchment Authority was involved in a number of research projects to "better understand the source, health risks and management of cryptosporidium and giardia".
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Phil Koperberg Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "It is important to emphasise that [these] findings do not invalidate all previous research, some of which has shown that CFS can be triggered by other infective agents, such as Epstein Barr Virus or Giardia parasites. As ever in science, no single...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Simon Wessely Source: Science Daily (press release)

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