Recent Examples of giardia from the Web
Later, the battleground moved to microbes, viruses and parasites such as giardia and cryptosporidium.
About 5 of every 100,000 Californians contract a giardia infection each year, according to the most recent surveillance report from the California Department of Public Health.
Wilderness water can contain disease-causing agents such as giardia, E. coli and salmonella.
Water systems must test for and treat harmful waterborne pathogens such as giardia and cryptosporidium parasites that can cause intestinal distress.
In Sweden, lakes and streams previously used for drinking water are now contaminated with the parasite that causes giardia, the human intestinal illness.
Lab results showed dogs that visit dog parks were more likely to test positive for two common parasites (giardia and cryptosporidium) than non-dog park-attending dogs.
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Origin and Etymology of giardia
First Known Use: 1918See Words from the same year
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