Giardia lamblia facts for kids
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Giardia lamblia (also known as Lamblia intestinalis and Giardia duodenalis) is a parasite that infects the intestines and causes giardiasis or 'beaver fever'. Giardia affects humans, cats, dogs and birds, cows, beavers, deer, and sheep.
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Multiple views of a G. lamblia cyst imaged by confocal microscopy: Bar = 10 micrometers (A) Cyst imaged by transmission (differential interference contrast) (B) Cyst wall selectively imaged through use of fluorescent-labelled antibody (C) Cyst imaged through use of carboxy fluorescein diacetate, a viability stain (D) Composite image of (B) and (C) (E) Composite image of (A), (B), and (C)
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