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  1. photo Waterborne Disease Costs the U.S. $539 Million a YearWaterborne Disease Costs the U.S. $539 Million a YearArticle
    reported that microbes which cause Legionnaires’ disease, cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis are turning up in U.S. drinking water. Presented at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious DiseasesRead more

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Giardiasis (popularly known as beaver fever) is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by the flagellate protozoan Giardia lamblia (also sometimes called Giardia intestinalis and Giardia duodenalis). The giardia organism inhabits the digestive tract of a wide variety of domestic and wild animal species, as well as humans. It is the most common pathogenic parasitic infection in humans worldwide; in...More