Giardia (Protozoa)

Etiology

  • Spread via poor hygiene
  • Contaminated water
  • Drinking from ponds/streams
  • Anal intercourse
  • Many infected persons are asx

Symptoms

  • Incubation 1-3w
  • Gas
  • Burping
  • Wt loss
  • Non-bloody watery/greasy/foul smelling diarrhea