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Giardia Infections

  • By: Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales M.D., M.Sc.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Despite the controversy about the taxonomy of the species in the genus Giardia, this protozoan (G. in-testinalis/lamblia/duodenalis) produces an important disease in the proximal portion of the small intestine, which could be ...

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