Giardiasis is a diarrheal illness caused by Giardia intestinalis (also known as Giardia lamblia or Giardia duodenalis), a one-celled, microscopic protozoan parasite that lives in the intestine of people and animals.
During the past 2 decades, Giardia has become recognized as one of the most common causes of waterborne illness (drinking and recreational) in humans in the United States.
and Symptoms of Giardiasis
Giardia facts, including common symptoms and how the disease is spread.
Learn how to minimize your risk of Giardia infection.
- Giardiasis Statistics
Statistics for giardiasis in Minnesota.
Care Provider Information on Giardiasis
Required reporting information, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, and other clinical information.