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Giardia Pictures: Picture #3

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) reveals some of the external details displayed by a Giardia lamblia parasite.
 

Giardia Pictures: Picture #4

Using a trichrome stain, this Giardia picture shows the characteristics of a blue-stained Giardia intestinalis parasite.
 
During the past two decades, giardiasis has become recognized as one of the most common causes of waterborne diseases (found in both drinking and recreational water) in humans in the United States. Giardia lamblia are found worldwide and within every region of the United States.
 

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