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Giardia lamblia
(parasite) 

Giardia lamblia (syn: Giardia intestinalis, Giardia duodenalis) is a protozoal (single-celled) parasite belonging to the family of Giardiinae.

The small intestinal parasite may cause intestinal disorders and diarrhoea.

Transmission mainly occurs via contaminated water and food respectively.

For a successful inactivation of parasites, specific disinfectants effective against parasites are required.



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