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Giardiasis (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Betsy P Schrader, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE:

CDC.gov. Giardia.

MescapeReference.com. Giardiasis.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s): Robert M McNamara, MD, FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Temple University; Chief, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.


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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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