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Giardiasis (cont.)

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Giardia lamblia, Giardia, G lamblia, giardiasis, Giardia cysts, Giardia parasite, parasite, traveler's diarrhea, Montezuma's revenge, diarrhea, acute diarrheal illness, chronic diarrheal illness, the trots, the runs

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/16/2012
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Giardia lamblia was originally identified by von Leeuwenhoek in the 1600s and was first recognized in human stool byVilem Dusan Lambl (1824-1895) in 1859and by Alfred Giard (1846-1908) after whom it is named.

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